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Voluntary finance assistant (Newcastle)


To assist with the recording and processing of the shop income and/or associated expenditure for all the shops in the UK.

We are based at:

Newcastle Finance Office, Level 3, Cale Cross House, 156 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6SU

Ideally you will be able to offer a minimum either 1 day or 2 half days per week.  Monday to Fridays only

Key responsibilities:

  • Logging in, inputting and checking shop income returns
  • Bank reconciliation work
  • Processing gift aid information
  • Checking, inputting and paying invoices
  • Problem solving and dealing with queries
  • Customer care/phone answering
  • Opening, sorting and distributing mail
  • Filing

Skills and competencies:

  • good basic numeracy
  • good attention to detail
  • basic knowledge of or a willingness to learn IT skills
  • organised approach to work
  • good team worker/good interpersonal skills
  • show adaptability and flexibility

What this role can offer the volunteer:

The opportunity to support Oxfam's work in overcoming poverty and suffering.

Experience of working in a finance and office environment. 

Local travel and lunch expenses can be reimbursed.


Amanda Jamieson

Tel: 0191 2210626


Application process:

Contact the above e-mail address to request an application form.   






Application deadline:

2 October 2013

Interview date:


Start date:



  • North


  • Office

Work Days:

  • Weekdays

Work Times:

  • Day Time