Finance Volunteer

Location: Fair Havens
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2022

Havens Hospices is a registered Charity comprising the activities of both the Fair Havens Adult Hospice, Little Havens Children’s Hospice and The J’s. In addition, the Charity owns and manages two separate subsidiary companies: Havens Hospices Trading Ltd which currently operates 23 shops in Southend and across South Essex, and Havens Development Company Ltd which has been established to manage the design and building of a new adult hospice.

Working as part of the central Finance Team this voluntary role involves prime responsibility for ensuring that the organisation’s sales and purchase invoices are processed in accordance with accounting systems and procedures and are maintained in line with agreed laid down procedures.

Role description


  • Carry out reconciliations on General Ledger accounts
  • Carry out reconciliations on Supplier Accounts
  • Assist with Purchase Ledger invoice posting
  • Assist with the preparation and sending of Sales Ledger Invoices
  • Assist with other accounting duties as they arise


  • Named Volunteer Coordinator to support you in your role
  • Induction and ‘on the job’ training as required
  • Volunteer Charter which demonstrates our commitment to volunteers
  • Agreed out of pocket travel expenses
  • Recognition in the form of thank you events
  • Certificate of volunteering (on request)