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  • Job Vacancy – Finance Assistant

    January 24, 2022

    Job Vacancy Finance Assistant

    Are you an experienced finance assistant within a healthcare or office setting who would like to help make a difference to the lives of local families affected by cancer?

    Cavendish Cancer Care has over 30 years’ experience in providing emotional and physical support to patients and their family members offering professional counselling, body-based therapies, wellbeing groups and courses, and specialist support for children and young people. We work alongside the NHS providing a service which complements and supports medical treatment.
    We are looking for a finance assistant who will work across all areas of the organisation’s finance department, including maintenance of accounting records, inputting of data relating to grants, donations and other income, payroll, pension contributions, and banking. Previous experience of working with financial management software is key to this role.
    The finance assistant will work collaboratively with the Volunteer Manager and the Management Accountant to assist with the day-to-day financial responsibilities of the organisation, upkeep financial records accurately and provide insight into budgets to ensure cost management is upheld. They will report to the Centre Manager.
    This is an exciting opportunity to work for a forward-thinking organisation at the forefront of our field, helping us to deliver our purpose; to improve the lives of people living with and beyond cancer

    We have a culture of compassion and commitment which runs throughout the organisation and makes Cavendish Cancer Care a rewarding, supportive and positive place to work.

    Essential Requirements
    Experience in a similar finance role
    Accounting/book-keeping experience
    Understanding of accounting concepts
    Ability to interpret financial information
    Intermediate Excel user
    Experience of using financial management software (ie.QuickBooks/Sage)
    Experience of payroll

    Desirable requirements
    Understanding of/experience with management accounts
    Experience of using Quickbooks
    AAT qualified
    Experience of using a CRM system
    Experience of working for a charity

    Job Description – Cavendish Cancer Care Finance Assistant

    To apply please provide a C.V. and covering letter: explaining how you meet the person specification criteria for the role to Katherine Warner, Centre Manager.
    A job description, person specification is via the link above. If you require further information please contact:

    Katherine Warner, 


    If you’re excited by this challenge and think you would like to join us, we’d love to hear from you.

    Closing Date: 31st January
    Interview Date: Monday 7th February 2022

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