Operations and Finance Administrator (3 days a week)

Location London
Flex Type Part Time
Role Basis Permanent
Salary £24k - £27k salary pro rata depending on experience
Company The Good Side

Operations and Finance Administrator
Reporting to Head of Studio

£24k – £27k salary pro rata depending on experience
Starting mid- late February 2023
3 days per week / Mondays in the office + flexibility for two days split across rest of week

Who we seek
Smart, energetic and experienced organiser with heart. You will bring organisation skills and a head for numbers, joining a growing team to support our culture and work on social change.
We’re a small, highly committed team, and The Good Side is a hands-on environment. We all wear many hats on every a project, so flexibility, mucking in, and passion for collaboration are essential. The main function of this role will be to help us to ensure we are following best practice around our finance administration processes, to help ensure we can work more efficiently as we grow as a business. We are open minded about the role expanding to include other responsibilities, including fieldwork management and social media engagement. We are a small business that thrives on people with diverse skills, so tell us what you can do, and we can talk about the core aspects of the role / days per week (fieldwork management, marketing and social media engagement). We are also flexible about how you split your time, so tell us whats for you.

The Good Side is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and thrive on diversity, and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. However you identify and
however you got here, please apply if you’re excited about the opportunity to work with us. At this moment, we can only employ people with the right to work in the UK.

Who we are:

The Good Side is an insight, strategy and creative studio
We help clients understand how to show up and respond to changes in culture
We humanise audiences and tackle new business and social challenges
Our team includes anthropologists, brand strategists, behavioural designers and film makers
We work with leading and emerging organisations to solve challenges for new markets, new spaces, new audiences and new problems – and make good things happen.
Our core clients include Apple, World Vision, Instagram, Movember Foundation, Channel 4 and Human Dignity Trust.
Check out our Vimeo and Instagram pages to learn more about our work.

What you’ll be doing

Administering project financial tasks
– Raising invoices and liaising with clients to ensure timely payment
– Maintain accurate records and reporting to accountant
– Organise client contracts
– Creating and issuing purchase orders to suppliers
– Paying supplier invoices

Ensuring accurate flow of business financials
– Reporting and liaising with accountant on business expenses
– Tracking business spend against budget
– Process Corporation Tax, National Insurance and VAT payments to HMRC
– Process payroll, holiday requests

Company culture and social value
– Assist in making The Good Side a “B Corp” – an ethical and sustainable verification
– Ensuring we implement, track and report on our B Corp goals, ensuring we have a
positive environmental and social impact
– Planning and organising social events and internal cultural moments including training,
Culture Club, regular monthly team cultural outings, Christmas and summer socials.

Operational support
– Organise client contracts
– Work with Head of Studio in designing processes to improve ways of working
– Overseeing 10,000 Black Interns programme candidate recruitment
– Organising research and film participant consent
– Implementing GDPR measures (training can be provided)
– Assisting HR administration
– Overseeing IT equipment leasing, tracking purchase and allocation of IT equipment

Rental and communication with building manager and cleaning contractor
– Maintaining stationary and office supplies

As a person you will be…
– Resourceful, proactive problem solver
– Good with numbers and accurate handling of finances
– Careful with sensitive information
– Articulate, passionate and kind
– Full of energy and a sense of humour
– Passionate about culture and cultural diversity
– Good with spreadsheets

Desired experience
– Working in an operational and financial supporting role
– Experience working across multiple currencies with global suppliers and clients

Working conditions and benefits
– We work a minimum of 60% of the week at our Hackney offices, with 40% remote working acceptable
– 30 days holiday + bank holidays + between Christmas and New Year holiday as standard
– Tate membership
– Employee assistance programme, which includes 6 free therapy sessions per year
– Pension contributions

We strive to do business better. We are constantly assessing and improving, through a quarterly well-being and inclusivity survey. We offer training and career progression plans and take time to
regularly socialise as a team. We support a local food charity, donating one person a month to volunteer. We monitor our social impact and we are net zero through carbon tracking, reducing and

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