The Brent Irish Advisory Service (BIAS) has supported London’s largest Irish Community in Brent for over forty years.   Current Vacancy:

Finance Officer

Brent Irish Advisory Service (BIAS)

London – close to Dollis Hill tube station and regular bus routes

Part-time (1 day a week) possible flexibility on day

Salary £26,000-£28,000 (pro rata) dependent on experience

About BIAS

We are a small friendly charity based in Willesden and we are looking for an experienced finance officer, who has preferably worked in the voluntary sector, to record our financial transactions on computer. To prepare and process our small payroll and help with our annual audit. Over the last year our service made a real difference to people’s lives helping the most vulnerable access over £500,000 in additional welfare entitlements.

 About You

You will have experience of working in a small but friendly team and familiar with accounting software, preferably Quickbooks. You will have at least two years previous experience working in an accounting environment. Attention to detail is critical as is ensuring that deadlines are met. This is a key role in the organisation requiring high levels of trust and reliability. It will suit a mature-minded person and is suitable for someone requiring flexible part time work. You will report directly to the Director.

Your main day to day duties will include:-

  • Prepare monthly payroll and HMRC tax
  • Setting up BIAS auto-enrolment pension providers and monthly payments.
  • Assisting with audit preparation and liaise with auditors for yearly accounts
  • Monitor individual project budgets and report to funders
  • The full JD and can be found  here to be downloaded  JD Finance Officer MMCG
  • If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please forward a copy of your CV together with a covering letter indicating your suitability for the position to  The deadline for submission of applications is 8.00 a.m Monday 24th October  2018





Expired posts:

We would like to appointment a dynamic, enthusiastic persons to provide a hands on approach to the delivery of BIAS front line projects and looking at development opportunities for BIAS.

BIAS has three exciting posts:

Advice Manager

Community Advice Worker (1 Ft & 1 PT posts)

Active Ageing Sessional Worker (PT)

BIAS is a small charity but makes a real difference helping turn people’s lives around and going the extra mile. The main problems we deal with relate to housing, welfare and poor health within our community. We believe passionately that the Irish community should be supported to access rights and entitlements to services. You will need to have strong people skills as you will be working with a small, but friendly staff team and excellent organisational abilities to ensure project deadlines are achieved.

BIAS actively encourages and supports volunteers in the delivery of our services. We deliver our support through our welfare advice drop-in service and through our Active Ageing Thursday Club. The above role is subject to funding and is reviewed on an annual basis and supported by the Emigrant Support Programme Trade Ireland.

For further information please  see job description below:  Please either tailor your  covering letters to  the  job description  and enclosing your CV or apply with application pack below:

Advice Manager -June 2018

Community-Advocacy-Worker-June 2018

Active Ageing Worker June 2018

BIAS application form

Please return your completed BIAS applications/or covering letters- CV  to Mike McGing by email to or by post: Brent Irish Advisory Service, 379-381 High Road, Willesden, London, NW10 2JR. The deadline is  Monday 9th July 2018 at 1.00 p.m. It is anticipated that interviews will take place the week beginning the 16th July 2018

If you have not heard from us within 28 days this means that you have not been successful in selection and we thank you for your interest. Uunfortuantely ,we will not be able to provide feedback.