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Administrative Finance Assistant

  • Full time
  • £18,679
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th February 2020

  • Advertised from 15th January 2020
  • Permanent. 37.5 per week.


Venture Trust works with people experiencing complicated life circumstances. Through the provision of wilderness-based personal and social development programmes, we equip them with the confidence, motivation and core life skills that they need to make positive changes in their lives.

We have an exciting opportunity for a new Administrative and Finance Assistant to join our Corporate Services team. The successful candidate will co-ordinate and carry out day-to-day administrative duties within the Edinburgh office including, but not limited to, answering calls and welcoming visitors, managing meeting rooms, co-ordinating incoming and outgoing mail, arranging stationery orders and assisting with photocopying, filing and archiving. Working alongside our Senior Finance Officer, you will provide crucial support to the Finance team, including checking and processing staff expenses, inputting Sage 50 transactions, reconciling petty cash, and the preparing all staff and supplier payments. You will also be responsible for processing staff expenses and purchase ledger transactions for our social enterprise Venture Mòr Ltd and will support the Senior Finance Officer in the preparations of quarterly VAT returns.

Ideal candidate will have experience in a similar finance role, including maintaining a purchase ledger, preparing payments and having responsibility for petty cash. Some experience of using Sage 50 and/or Sage Payroll would be desirable.

We offer a range of generous benefits including 28 days annual leave and 9 public and bank holiday days, flexible working and a joint contributory pension scheme. Venture Trust is committed to promoting equality and diversity in employment and follows an equal opportunities policy.

Application notes

To download an application form and for more information, please visit our website at

Closing date for all applications: Tuesday 4th February at 12pm.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 19th February.

Please send completed application forms to or mail to:

HR Team

Venture Trust

Argyle House, 3 Lady Lawson Street



Please note we do not accept CVs.