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Finance & Admin Assistant (Kickstart)

GrowUp Farms
Edinburgh or Remote

Posted: 1 Jun 2021

Deadline: 30 Jun 2021

Compensation: £18,500 - £19,700 per annum

Paid Traineeship Full-time Fixed term / contract


Job description

**Please note - this is a Kickstart role, and all applications will need to be referred through DWP. **

The Kickstart scheme is specifically designed for those aged between 16 and 24, who are currently claiming Universal Credit, and may be at risk of long-term unemployment.

It’s being run by the DWP, so your local Jobcentre will be able to run you through the specific criteria, and help you find out whether or not you’re eligible.

We're looking for a Finance and Admin Assistant to join our team at GrowUp Farms.

The Administrative Assistant will work with the Finance Director to support on day-to-day finance and business administration tasks. This may include some administration for the rest of the management team including preparation for meetings and presentations, and note taking in meetings. This is a fantastic opportunity to get hands on busines administration experience as well as learn how to work remotely with a dynamic and experienced team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Completion of basic finance tasks, including some data entry and analysis
  • Oversight of the finance email inbox to assist with supplier invoice queries in a timely manner
  • Document and file organisation
  • Presentation preparation
  • Note taking and meeting minuting for internal and external meetings
  • General management team support
  • Support with procurement activities such as identifying suppliers and requesting quotes
  • Calendar management and support for meeting and event organisation

Application information

Please email Kate - kh@growupfarms.co.uk if you are eligible for Kickstart roles or speak to your DWP work coach.

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About GrowUp Farms

GrowUp’s mission is to grow delicious food that’s big on quality and low on impact. Our Controlled Environment Farms combine science and nature to create perfect environmental conditions. We don't compromise on quality, or how we treat people and the planet. Our customers share our belief that good food shouldn’t cost the earth.