Finance Assistant

Salary:  £22,000 per annum

Contract:  Full time, Permanent (60/40 office/home working)

Responsible to:  Director of Finance & Operations 

JOB PURPOSE:  To assist with all aspects of the finance function within NGI – purchase ledger, sales ledger, expenses, credit card, processing payments.


As part of our commitment to making better places for people to stay, enjoy and invest and to support the growth of key sectors in our region, we’re looking for a Finance Assistant to join our team.

We are based in the heart of Newcastle’s city centre, in The Common Room of the North. We work with more than 1,000 partners and stakeholders to promote our city as a destination of choice for people, businesses, and investors across the globe.

This is an exciting time for NGI as we expand our teams and look to support our city to recover, rebuild and reinvent its future. It is an opportunity to be part of an organisation that is taking a lead role in driving projects that create jobs and opportunities for all.

.Principal duties and responsibilities:


  1. Maintaining financial spreadsheets
  2. Creating purchase orders
  3. Processing purchase invoices
  4. Allocating payments
  5. Processing and managing transactions made on company credit cards.
  6. Administering staff expenses.
  7. Completing weekly payment runs
  8. Responsible for producing customer statements and chasing outstanding debts on a weekly basis.
  9. Process sales invoices / credits
  10. Setting up new supplier records
  11. Credit control
  12. Filing financial records as required.
  13. Support monitoring of grant funding
  14. Support the preparation of audit files
  15. Additional other duties, as required.

You should have experience working within an accounts department and have experience of using Sage. You will have strong attention to detail and will be a confident communicator, both internally and externally, with experience in chasing outstanding debt and have the ability to work to tight deadlines.


Closing Date: Friday 1oth December 2021 (please note that we reserve the right to end the vacancy early should a suitable candidate be found prior to the closing date.)

To apply, please complete and return the application and equal opportunities monitoring forms (below) to

Finance Assistant Job Description

NGI Application Form

NGI Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Guidance Notes for completion of App Form