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Closing Date: 
20th May, 2022
NAWT Trust
Job Type: 

We are seeking a Finance Assistant for immediate employment to join our friendly head office team based in Watford.

This is an exciting role, ideal for someone passionate about developing a career in finance - including graduates and returners.

You will be working for a charity that never stops caring for its animals and people, striving to give every animal the best chance of finding a new home.  Operating five rehoming centres and three shops across the south of England, we are committed to improving the lives of the UK’s pets, helping around 1,500 animals each year.

Location: Head Office based, Watford WD25 8WT (hybrid working available)

Salary: £9,069 per annum (£10.90 per hour)

Hours: Part-time, 16 hours per week (working pattern can be flexible)

About the role:

Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be required to make appropriate accurate entries, supporting them in ensuring a smooth running of key aspects of the finance function.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Maintenance of the purchase ledger and credit account reconciliations;
  • Suppliers account reconciliation;
  • Preparation of bills for payments;
  • Related administrative assignments that are required for the effective delivery of responsibilities within the finance function.

About you:

To excel in this role, you will be self-motivated, keen to learn, able to work efficiently to meet deadlines with an analytical mind and strong attention to detail. 

You will possess good overall IT skills, including Microsoft Office, especially excel with a working knowledge of Sage accounts.

You will have a positive and proactive approach to work, providing good customer service and be an excellent team player.

As part of our commitment to making NAWT a great place to work, we offer access to the following employee benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rated for part time team members)
  • Contributory pension
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice.

If you feel you have the right skills to be a successful Finance Assistant, please apply to Nosa Esan, Finance Manager at with your CV and cover letter.

The full Job Description can be viewed below.

Closing Date: 20th May 2022, however we reserve the right to close the role early should the right candidate apply, do not delay in submitting your application!