Ongoing role
At a glance


  • Bookkeeping


Wirksworth, DE4 4FB
Mainly at home
Travel limit? Within 30 miles of Derby


Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
3-7 hours / week or 7-15 hours / week
Approximately 1-2 days a week but flexible as long as Treasurer’s deadlines are met for reports, VAT return etc.


30 Jun 2022

This is a remote working opportunity with flexible hours for an experienced bookkeeper to assist the Treasurer of Ecclesbourne Valley Railway Association. 

What will you be doing?

This newly created voluntary role entails assisting the Treasurer by entering receipts and payments and raising invoices on Sage, bank reconciliations and compiling some basic reports. The total hours will be in the region of 8 to 12 hours per week and will be completely flexible as long as any deadlines are met. The successful candidate will work from home and report directly to the Treasurer. Experience of working with SAGE, MS Word and MS Excel is required as is access to a computer, printer and the internet. Due to the nature of the work, good references and a DBS check will be required and the successful applicant will be asked to sign a confidentiality agreement. Although this is a WFH position, the applicant should be based within 30 miles of Derby to enable training and occasional meetings with the Treasurer. For insurance purposes the applicant will be made an honorary member of the Association. 

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will have good organisational skills and strong IT skills. Experience in finance/banking preferred. The ability to work alongside the Treasurer is essential. Although this is a working from home opportunity, the candidate should be based within a reasonable distance of Wirkworth to facilitate training and occasional face to face meetings. Easy access to a computer, printer and scanner is required.

What difference will you make?

This is an important role in that it assists the Treasurer in maintaining the financial controls essential to good governance of the Charity.

  • Museums / heritage
  • The purpose of the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway Association is to support the operators of the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway in running a heritage railway in a way that is both educational and fun...