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Role: Finance Officer

Responsible to: Operations Manager and Treasurer

Employed by: Combe Down PCC


The PCC is the governing body for Holy Trinity and St Andrew's churches in the Parish of Combe Down, Bath. Serving the Parish are 8 ministry staff supported by an administrative team of 6. We are recruiting a Finance Offficer to join this friendly and caring team based at the Church Rooms.


Combe Down has a village atmosphere and is a safe friendly place to be. The office is large but as ministry staff work out in the parish and the admin team are all part-time it is rarely too noisy. The office is equipped with a staff kitchen and in sunny weather there are the church gardens and a nearby park for a picnic lunch. On street- parking is mostly unrestricted and free. There is a small supermarket opposite the office and a deli very close too.


Our Finance Officer is responsible for the financial accounting records using Sage 50 Accounts Plus and Excel 2013 spreadsheets. A detailed Job Description and Application Form can be found on our website


To be succesful in this post you need to:

  • be proactive in complete work tasks

  • Maintain a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

  • have excellent organisational and time management skills

  • be able to prioritse work in relation to tight deadlines

  • have excellent communication skills

Qualifications and Experience

  • A relevant bookkeeping qualification - AAT or equivalent or proven account expericen is essential

  • A minimum of one year's experince of using Sage 50 or a similar accounting package is essential

  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills are required.

HTCD is a Christian organisation anbd as an employee you will be required to repect the Christian ethos of the churches and uphold its values.


Hours 20 per week

Basic Salary £13.65 and hour (FTE £26,606 pa) plus pension

Holidays 6.6 weeks (33 days) (inc. public holidays) pro-rata


A working pattern suitable to our chosen candidate can be agreed and there is a possibility of a term time plus option.


Registered Charity 1129554



Finance Officer


£13.65 an hour


20 hours per week

Contract Type:

Part time


Church Rooms 2a Avenue Place, Combe Down, Bath BA2 5EE

Close Date:

Sunday, 30 April 2023

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