23 Aug CLOSED: Administrator (Finance/PA)
Location: Coram’s Fields, Kings Cross
Salary and benefits: £23,500 per annum, defined contribution pension scheme
Hours: Full-time, 35hrs per week
For over 80 years, Coram’s Fields has provided essential support for the children and families of Kings Cross and the surrounding neighbourhoods, through the provision of a seven acre park and delivery of a range of services including; an Under 5s Drop In, Nursery, Out of School Club, Sports Programme and Youth Programme.
We are seeking to appoint a talented and committed individual to the role of Administrator.
The successful candidate will be taking on an exciting and diverse role and one with two distinct functions. Working across two departments, the role will be split between providing finance administrative support to our Finance Officer and providing personal administrative support to our Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
As part of our finance team, your workload will be varied. Responsibilities will range from reconciling transactions, processing payments and raising invoices to producing reports to monitor fee income – whilst maintaining accurate records for all areas on our book-keeping package – SAGE.
In your role as an personal assistant to our CEO, you’ll have the opportunity to be involved in a number of exciting projects including; taking a lead role in the charity’s marketing and communications – managing our website and social media channels, supporting a range of community events, as well as providing core administrative support; managing e-mail and phone enquiries, minute taking and diary management.
The successful candidate will be highly numerate and IT literate and will come with an excellent understanding of all Microsoft software packages including Excel, Word and Outlook. Experience of using SAGE accounts software is desirable.
An attention to detail will be key, as will an ability to manage multiple tasks at any given time, managing your time effectively to ensure that you are able to deliver high standards whilst often working to tight deadlines.
The varied nature of the role will see you work with a variety of individuals, ranging from; members of the Board of Trustees, SMT, external partners, contract suppliers and service managers. An ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form with all of these stakeholders will be critical to your success.
The above skills and attributes alongside a commitment and desire to learn as you grow into the role will be of the utmost importance.
If you are interested in contributing to the work of this pioneering charity, please complete the attached application form, ensuring that you address the criteria outlined in the Job Description and Person Specification. All applications should be returned to Hassan Elkholy by 9am on Monday 9th September. Applications are accepted by e-mail or in hard copy and should be submitted in the following way;
By e-mail to:
By post to;
93 Guilford Street
If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact Stuart Woods (Chief Executive) for an informal discussion on 020 3384 2201. You can find more information on our services at www.coramsfields.org.uk
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within seven days of the closing date, if you have not heard from us within two weeks, please assume your application unsuccessful. Interviews will take place w/b 16th September.
Coram’s Fields is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of all children and young people. All those applying for a role with the charity, are subject to robust safeguarding checks and will need to demonstrate clearly, their commitment to safeguarding. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and all post holders are required to register with the DBS update service.