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Part-time Financial Officer

Luton Roma Trust

Part-time Financial Officer

Call for application

In the midst of multicultural Luton is a vibrant Roma community estimated to be at least 3,000 in size.  Luton Roma Trust was established as a charity in 2015 and since then has been reaching out to these economic migrants who have migrated from Romania and Bulgaria in recent years. Our interventions are holistic, covering every area of life. Our partnerships with local schools aim at enhancing the educational experience of the Roma children. To find out more about Luton Roma Trust please have a look at our website where you will find information about our work including our projects etc. 

The role:

  • You will maintain a record of all the expenses and income for the Charity
  • You will attend Board meetings and report on the financial situation of the Charity
  • You will be required to prepare project budgets as well as keep a record of every expense
  • You will report to the Manager and provide regular financial reports whenever requested
  • You will be required to prepare cash flow projections
  • You will reconcile daily, monthly and yearly transactions
  • You will draft and process invoices and receipts, as needed
  • You will support the Charity Manager and the Board with any other financial tasks when required

Essential Requirements:

  1. A qualification in one of the following areas: Finance or Economics, Accounting, Business or Business Administration, MathematicsHigh level of accuracy in all work
  2. Demonstrable ability to work independently
  3. Excellent time management skills
  4. Ability to handle confidential Information
  5. Strong record keeping skills
  6. At least two years demonstrable prior finance experience work in a charity or local authority
  7. Highly organised, with ability to plan, multitask and prioritise work under pressure
  8. Pro-active and striving to achieve excellence in his/her work
  9. Work ethic skills
  10. Teamwork and collaboration skills
  11. Critical thinking skills
  12. Punctuality
  13. Understands and respects Luton Roma Trust’s values including its Christian ethos

Desirable Requirements:

·         Project-management skills

·         Reliable and honest

·         Analytical and problem solving skills

          Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of people both inside and outside the charity

·         Communication skills

·         Committed to human rights and promoting equality

·         Respectful towards the others with a professional attitude



Pay and Conditions

The Finance Officer will work 15 hours a week (Monday-Friday) or as agreed with the Manager for an initial period of 6 months. Extension of contract and increase of number of hours is possible depending on available funding.

The rate of pay is £ 14.80/hour before tax (National Insurance tax is paid by Luton Roma Trust and there will be a statutory employee contribution of 4% towards pension).

Paid holiday includes 20 days/year calculated on a pro rata basis plus bank holidays.

Reasonable expenses in connection with work will be paid.


Application Process

The deadline for this position is 05 October 2021. Interviews will be held via Zoom on 12th of October 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for the interview

To apply, please send your CV and a Letter of Motivation by email with the subject Finance Officer to

The successful applicant will start work as soon as possible. Any offer of employment is dependent on receipt of 2 satisfactory references (one from your most recent employer) and any other statutory checks including DBS.


Luton Roma Trust is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.