Foundation Finance Support

Date: 12-Nov-2021

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, GB, NE12 8BU

Company: Greggs Plc

Vacancy Details

We have a great opportunity for someone to join our Foundation Team as Foundation Finance Support on a 9 month temporary basis, based at Greggs House in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Greggs Foundation is a registered charity based in Newcastle Upon Tyne and is closely linked to Greggs plc. The Greggs Foundation is a grant making charity which aims to build Stronger, healthier communities, distributing over £3 million per year to charitable organisations throughout England, Scotland, NI and Wales.


£22,000 (pro rata)

Work Pattern and Contracted Hours

35 hours per week working mainly dayshift Monday to Friday.

What you'll do

  • Assist with the preparation of Management Accounts on a monthly basis, this will include postings journals, running the trial balance, investigating nominals.
  • Monitor the cash flow movements on a weekly basis.
  • Update the quarterly cash board papers for the main trustee board.
  • Monitor the creditors report for any grants outstanding to be paid.
  • Plan meetings with the grants team to look at aged items.
  • Prepare monthly reports for partner income received.
  • Work with the breakfast club team to reconcile partner records.
  • Support with the preparation of the Board Papers all Sub committees and Main board
  • Prepare the monthly fundraising reports, post journals and allocate to grant programmes
  • Ad hoc tasks/reports to support the finance team

About you

  • Microsoft excel competent
  • Attention to detail
  • Previous experience of working in the finance department, with month end timetable
  • Good communication skills
  • Sage 50 experience desirable although not necessary


  • 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

About Greggs

Here at Greggs, we love what we do and we have fun! What makes Greggs so special is our culture – the way we are, the way we behave and the way we support each other. 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. We recognise the importance of having diverse teams and the positive impact this can have and we actively encourage applications from all backgrounds.

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.