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Finance Administrator




Finance Administrator

17.5 hours per week

£21,101 pro rata

(incl. distant islands allowance)

Based in Kirkwall, Orkney


We wish to appoint a Finance Administratorto undertake all organizational bookkeeping, financial record keeping and reporting.   The successful candidate will also assist, when required, in the delivery of an efficient payroll service to VAO and voluntary organizations. Candidates should be skilled bookkeepers, have knowledge of PAYE and excellent customer service skills.   They should be highly organized, have great attention to detail and be able to manage their time effectively.

If you have questions about this opportunity please contact Gail Anderson, Chief Executive at or call 01856 872897.

Application packs can be downloaded below .  Completed applications should be submitted to Hannah Ker, HR Development Worker, by 4pm on Wednesday 5th April 2017. Interviews will be held Thursday 13th April 2017

Cover Letter

Finance Administrator Application Form

Finance Administrator Job Description/Specification

Equal Opportunties Monitoring Form

Voluntary Action Orkney (VAO) is a charitable company limited by guarantee.  Registered in Scotland No 143208.  Registered Office: Anchor Buildings, 6 Bridge Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1HR.  Registered Scottish Charity No SCO10691

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