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Finance and Administrative Worker, Scottish PEN
Deadline: Fri 15 Feb 2019
Scottish PEN is seeking a capable finance and administration worker to support our busy staff team working to protect the rights of writers both in Scotland and around the world.

- To ensure smooth running of the financial and administrative requirements of the organisation
- To support the work of the Project Manager and Scottish PEN staff team administratively and practically, in a range of projects and campaigns
- To support the work of Scottish PEN Membership Secretary, Treasurer and Finance Committee, as well as offering broader support when necessary to the board of trustees

- Work as part of the existing Scottish PEN team of staff and freelancers
- Maintain accurate accounting records and reconcile bank statements
Produce accurate monthly financial statements showing income and expenditure against cash flow and budgets
- Process payroll for small staff team using HMRC Basic Tools for Payroll
- Support fundraising activities and applications
- Liaise with the organisation’s appointed independent examiner as required for year-end account processing
- Complete year-end submissions to OSCR and process Gift-Aid claims
- Process purchase payments through organisation’s bank website
- Support membership secretary to process membership applications and maintain membership records
- Responding to phone and email enquiries

This post can be carried out either via a working pattern of 7 hours every two weeks or 3.5 hours every week. The role is based at the Scottish PEN office in central Edinburgh, although working from home is an option and can be negotiated. This post is advertised at NCVA NJC Spine 15 pro rata based on £17,972 p.a. FT. Freelance applicants welcome, rate negotiable.

For further information, please visit our website

Deadline: Friday 15 February 2019 at 17:00

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