Branch Secretary :

Looking for a branch finance officer

Help the branch – get paid a fee!

The Unite Housing Workers Branch is seeking to appoint a Finance Officer to support the effective functioning of our branch. 

We are offering a fee of £500 per quarter for approximately 40 hours of work over the same period. The appointee will be self-employed and invoice the branch on a quarterly basis. The Finance Officer will support the work of the elect Treasurer.

The work primarily comprises:

  • Setting up and approving financial transactions alongside other authorised persons;
  • Preparing quarterly branch accounts for submission to the Unite Regional Office; 
  • Liaising with Unity Trust Bank over issues relating to branch finances; and
  • Making a monthly report to the Unite Branch and Branch Committee, including attending their monthly meetings. 

About Us

Our branch is one of the larger Unite branches with almost 3,000 members, and many active representatives. We also engage in campaigning around industrial and other issues. We run a buddying scheme and our own training programme, as well as active networking with tenant and resident groups. As a consequence, we can have a large number of financial transactions per quarter, especially if one of our shops is engaged in industrial action or a major dispute.

The person we seek to appoint must have some book-keeping or accountancy experience, for example having undertaken a Treasurer role in other employment or for a community organisation.


To Apply

Please send a brief email demonstrating suitability to Jack Jeffery ( by mid-day on Friday 25th June. Interviews will be held for short-listed candidates in the following week, and we hope that the successful candidate will start from the 1st July.


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