Finance Assistant

Posted 27/06/2024 by GamCare

Remote job
£23,644 - £25,725/annum

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Office-based / Homeworking - attendance in the London office (Farringdon) up to 3 times per week

Salary: £23,644 per annum (UK), £25,725 per annum (London & surrounding areas)

Job Type: Fixed Term Contract 1 year

Working Hours: 35 Hours per week, Full Time

Closing date for applications: 12th July 2024

Interviews, first round to take place online via video conference - week commencing/on 22nd July 2024

Second round will take place in GamCare offices -week commencing/on - 29th July 2024


  • 33 days basic annual leave entitlement per annum (pro-rated for part-time colleagues) including bank holidays which increases with service
  • A generous Pension Scheme - we contribute 6% and you contribute 2%
  • Discretionary company sick pay from day one of service
  • Employee Assistance Programme - 24-hour support

Job Introduction:

This is a great time to consider your next move at GamCare as we are looking for a Finance Assistant - this is a brand-new role where you will be supporting our Finance Officers with month-end close, support audits, finance reporting and issue of management accounts.

The role will also support the implementation of our new purchase requisition process, finance systems and processes.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Managing the Finance inbox and responding to emails in a timely manner
  • Assisting Finance officers with managing the Purchase requisition inbox
  • Making sure the Purchase Ledger is kept up to date and ensuring good relations with suppliers
  • Assisting with raising Purchase orders on QuickBooks
  • Being responsible for checking all incoming staff expense claims to ensure they are within our policy, and making sure all supporting documentation is recorded
  • Processing credit card transactions and assisting the Senior Finance Officer with credit card related queries

The Ideal Candidate:

As the successful candidate you will have experience of undertaking finance tasks including posting purchase invoices, expense claims and raising sales invoices

You will be actively studying for an AAT qualification or will have relevant previous experience in a similar role. You will have a sound understanding of finance policies and procedures and how to ensure compliance.

You will have experience of using a computerised accounts package and in double-entry book-keeping.

About The Company:

Founded in 1997, GamCare is the leading provider of information, advice and support for anyone affected by gambling harms. We operate the National Gambling Helpline, provide treatment for anyone who is harmed by gambling, create awareness about safer gambling and treatment, and encourage an effective approach to safer gambling within the gambling industry.

GamCare are committed to offering the best support to people affected by gambling harms, as such we welcome applications from candidates with lived experience.

Gamcare is an equal opportunities employer and doesn't discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability. We are only able to facilitate visa sponsorship in very limited circumstances, so candidates outside of the UK or who don't have the right to work in the UK need not apply.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: Accounts Assistant, Accounts Clerk, Finance Clerk, Finance Assistant, Payment Processing Assistant Accountant, Purchase Ledger Assistant, Sales ledger Assistant, Financial Administrator, Accounts Admin, Finance Support, Bookkeeping, Finance Admin, Finance Administrator, may also be considered for this role.

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