Vacancy: Finance and Administration Officer

Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) is a not-for-profit organisation that works to address poverty across Greater Manchester. Our vision is of a Greater Manchester free from poverty where all residents can realise their potential and access the benefits of living in a diverse and vibrant city region.

GMPA is seeking a Finance and Administration Officer to support the delivery of core finance and administration functions.

We are looking for someone with book-keeping and administration experience, excellent attention to detail, with the ability to keep on top of organisational processes such as leave and expenses management. You will need to be able to work some of your hours in our office in Manchester City Centre. You will be a valuable part of our small but growing team, working with the Chief Executive Officers (CEO) to underpin our day to day finance and administrative functions.

Tasks include:

  • Raising and processing invoices and recording financial transactions.
  • Assisting the CEO with payroll and production of financial reports.
  • Assisting with events and meetings and office administration.
  • Maintaining accurate recording of GMPA’s financial information, submitting annual accounts and creating quarterly account statements for board meetings.

How to apply

Application is by CV and covering letter which should be emailed to The deadline for applications is 5pm Monday 12th September. Interviews will take place late September/early October.

Please note: Applications must directly address the items listed in the person specification of the job description.

GMPA Finance and Administration Officer Job Description August 2022


Title: Finance and Administration Officer

Location: A combination of home based and working at GMPA’s office in St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Manchester M12 6FZ.

Contract: Part-time

Length of contract: 18 months with a view to extending this and expanding the hours and nature of the role if funding allows.

Probationary period: 4 months.

Employer: Greater Manchester Poverty Action Limited.

Purpose: To develop and maintain GMPA’s finance and administration practices.

Salary: £28,000 to £31,000 pro rata, depending on experience.

Hours per week: 2.5 days per week (17 hours)

Paid annual leave entitlement: 25 days (pro rata) excluding bank holidays.

Line manager: Chief Executive Officer

Direct line reports: None.