Finance Officer

Transition Town Totnes

Totnes, Devon
£22,000 - £25,000 pro rata depending on experience and qualification

Paid • Part Time • Permanent 01803 867358 Thea Platt

Sectors: sustainability, food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Friday, 4th May 2018  

Location: Totnes, Devon

Work pattern: 2 days per week (there is flexibility around hours and working arrangements)

Reporting to: TTT Trustee Board

Rate of pay: £22.000 - £25k pro rata depending on experience and qualification

Transition Town Totnes (TTT) is a vibrant community-led charity, working to develop a regenerative and healthy community within our local area. We do this by catalysing, supporting and collaborating with a diverse portfolio of grassroots projects, enterprises, partnerships and individuals embedded in the town.

With our coordination, these projects form a movement that innovates models of community leadership and systems thinking across different sectors (with different goals) whilst simultaneously working towards a common vision – ‘To build a happy, healthy, caring community that is environmentally, economically and socially resilient in a changing world’

We manage, deliver and collaborate with a number of projects and partnerships based around our key themes:

  • Food
  • Local economy
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Housing, building and energy
  • Inner transition
  • The arts
  • Waste & resources
  • Transport


This is an exciting role for a confident competent candidate, who can hit the ground running and shape the role over time, identifying and implementing improvements to our processes and procedures in collaboration with other members of our small central team. The post holder will be responsible for all of the financial activity of TTT. 

Candidates will need substantial experience (2+ years) of working as a bookkeeper/accountant. An Accountancy qualification is also desirable. 

Please see the full job description on our website

Closing Date: 9am, Friday 4th May, 2018

Provisional Interview Date: Wednesday 9th May, 2018 Totnes

Application process: To apply, please email us your CV including contact information for 2 referees and a covering letter outlining how your skills and experience would enable you to fulfil the main responsibilities, skills and attributes in the job description. Please keep your letter to two sides of A4.

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