Finance Support

Date: 18-Feb-2021

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, GB, NE12 8BU

Company: Greggs Plc

Vacancy Details

The Finance Support is a part time position, fixed term contract for 12 months, based at Greggs House.

Join the Family

We believe in growing together – as a united team and working towards the achievement of our vision which is to be a winning brand in the food-on-the-go market. Greggs is a much loved and trusted brand with a strong traditional bakery heritage. Our people are what makes our business successful.

We aim to provide our people with a great place to work, where they feel valued by listening, developing and rewarding them.

Here at Greggs, we love what we do, we have fun and we welcome everyone. We're hard-working, but above all else we're family; and it doesn't matter who you are, where you're from or what your favourite bake is, we’d love you to join us!

We want everyone to feel welcome at Greggs and our colleagues to be able to be themselves at work, whatever their background, preferences, or views.


£20,000 - £22,000 pro rata

Shift Pattern and Contracted Hours

25 hours per week

Job Description

A great opportunity has arisen to join the Finance Team with the Greggs Foundation.

Reporting to the Finance manager, you will be responsible for managing the balance sheet reconciliations, preparing weekly cash reports, prepare reports for grants payable team, support with trustee board papers and be a key player in Audit work quarterly/yearly.


  • Part qualified accountant, preferably CIMA (Qualified AAT)
  • Strong Excel and mathematical skills (to at least A level)
  • Proficient with finance reporting systems e.g., Sage 50 experience desirable, not essential
  • Solid understanding of business environments and an understanding of the charity sector is advantageous
  • Analytical in outlook with an ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail to guarantee information accuracy
  • Analytical and inquisitive in nature with a high level of numeracy and attention to detail
  • Strongly IT-literate with advanced Excel skills and ability to manipulate data.
  • Self-motivated with willingness to learn
  • Organised and able to prioritise and manage own workload
  • Good communicator with the ability to develop strong working relationships


  • Our Greggs Employee discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
  • Your holiday entitlement starts with 4.2 weeks, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 6 weeks after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)
  • After 6 months service you may be eligible  for our profit share scheme
  • You will receive free life assurance after 1 year’s continuous service.  This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump sum payment equal to one and a half years’ salary
  • You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages

Other benefits include;

  • Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Healthcare Plans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Your Application

During the application process we’ll keep in touch every step of the way, we know how big a decision it is for you to apply for a job. Once you do we’ll work hard to keep you up to speed on how your application is progressing, with your help we can make your application as quick and as smooth as possible.