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Finance and Admin Officer

  • Part time
  • £26,138 – £28,851 pro-rata
  • Working from home, occasional travel to Edinburgh when restrictions allow
  • Closing 3rd May 2021

  • Advertised from 12th April 2021
  • Permanent (subject to continued funding). 15 hours per week


Zero Tolerance is a Scottish charity working to end men’s violence against women by promoting gender equality and by challenging attitudes which normalise violence and abuse.

What You’ll Do

We are seeking to appoint a Finance and Admin Officer to provide a professional finance function and support us to operate as a sustainable charity and responsible employer. You will be responsible for the day to day management of Zero Tolerance’s financial systems and lead the procurement of services alongside supporting the Co-Directors and colleagues with administration. The Finance and Admin Officer will also lead on development of organisational and project budgets, as well as provide quarterly management accounts and compile quarterly Board finance reports.

What We Need

With excellent financial acumen, attention to detail and the ability to present financial information clearly to a range of audiences, the successful candidate will have a sound understanding of office practices and procedures.

You’ll have practical bookkeeping experience and thorough knowledge and understanding of financial systems including use of financial software. You will also have:

  • Understanding of budget and forecast management techniques
  • Confidence in liaising on financial matters with external partners
  • Ability to organise and manage own work to meet deadlines under pressure and work flexibly in response to changing priorities
  • Excellent IT skills, with good working knowledge of MS Office and advanced user of Excel

What We Offer

As well as a competitive salary, we offer an excellent pension scheme (6% employers’ contribution) and 28 days annual leave plus 10 public holidays. We have a flexible working hours policy, and actively encourage continuous professional development for all our employees. We also offer annual pay progression, and operate a grading structure based on four salary bands. New employees start on point 1 of each salary band and receive annual increments until the top of the band is reached. This role is Band 2 £26,138 - £28,851.

Application notes

For a full job description, application form and details of how to apply, please visit our website to access the application pack Vacancies | Zero Tolerance

For any questions relating to the vacancy please contact Square Peg HR is our recruitment partner for this vacancy and application forms will be returned to Square Peg HR’s recruitment platform.

Closing date for applications: Monday 3rd May @ 5pm.

Interview date: w/c 10th May

Zero Tolerance has a commitment to diversity and challenging all forms of inequality alongside gender inequality. We would be particularly keen to encourage applicants from Black Minority and Ethnic, LGBT, disabled, migrant and other backgrounds currently underrepresented within the women’s sector.