Job details

Kickstart Scheme: Finance Team Administrator

Job reference: 004383

Closing date: 01/03/2022

Salary: £4.62 to £8.91 per hour + benefits

Department: Finance

Hours per week: 25

This role is part of the UK government’s Kickstart scheme initiative. 

Are you aged between 16 to 24, unemployed and currently claiming Universal Credit? If you have answered "yes" to these questions, then this could be perfect role for you! Please speak to your Job Centre Work Coach before applying to this role as without their referral, unfortunately you will not be eligible to apply. Click on this link to find out more about the Kickstart Scheme: Want a Kickstart? - Job help (

Who are we?

Here at N Brown, we champion inclusivity by making our customers look and feel amazing. We’re a top ten UK clothing and footwear digital retailer, with a home proposition, serving customers across our five strategic brands: JD Williams, Simply Be, Ambrose Wilson, Jacamo and Home Essentials. We don’t believe that age, size, shape or background should stop anyone from feeling confident, stylish and happy with the way they look and feel. With our industry leading expertise in creating fashion that fits, we’ve been proudly breaking down these barriers for over 160 years. We help our customers to express themselves with stylish products, helpful services and flexible finance. Now, we’re moving forward together, embracing innovation and new technology, to continue to delight our customers.

The Role and responsibilities

We are looking for someone to join our Finance department as a Finance Team Administrator and you’ll be at the very heart of the division. Reporting into the Executive Finance Assistant, this role will be important in providing administration support to the Finance Leadership team, including areas: Financial Control and Reporting, Commercial Finance and Commercial Projects. This role is based at our headquarters in the Northern Quarter. They will:

  • Support with diary management across the Finance Leadership team; organising and coordinating meetings with employees as well as supporting with the preparation beforehand (putting together documents and collating information) when needed.
  • Email employees (and possibly external companies) via email and Microsoft Teams and follow up with any outstanding actions, for example, chasing important signatures and documents.
  • Shadow important meetings to learn more about what’s going on across the division to give you a broader understanding of Finance.
  • Take notes from meetings and be a key point of contact for employees across the department. 
  • Have the opportunity to work on different tasks and projects across the Finance areas as and when needed.  ​​​​​​​

What will you get?

  • You'll develop your technical skills as you will be using the Microsoft Suite regularly as well as learning about the importance of a smooth running Finance department to achieve business success!
  • You'll develop many skills: communication (verbal and written), attention to detail, organisation, self-management, teamwork and relationship-building skills.

As well as this, you will have:

  • Regular meetings with your Manager.
  • Regular feedback on your work from colleagues so you can learn and adapt.
  • A buddy to support you when you join and throughout your time with us.
  • Training and development support from us and from the Prince's Trust, youth employability experts, to build your skills for the working world and your future!

What are we looking for?

Do you have an interest in learning more about Finance and administration to build key skills for your future? Do you consider yourself to be organised and efficient? If so, then this could be the role for you. 

  • We’d love someone with a “can-do”, positive attitude that likes to work in a team and build relationships with others. 
  • You should enjoy communicating with people (written and verbally). 
  • We're looking for someone that's not afraid to ask questions, try new challenges and work on a variety of tasks at any one time!
  • We're not looking for any specific knowledge or work experience for this role.
  • Basic computer skills and an understanding of Microsoft will be needed. 

How to apply...

Please speak to your Job Centre Work Coach before applying to this role as without their referral, unfortunately you will not be eligible to apply. Click on "Apply now" to create your profile and answer a few questions in order to apply today!

Please do not apply for this role unless you have been referred by your Work Coach.