Vacancy: Finance & Payroll Assistant

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways are a major tourist attraction in North Wales set in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park. We are currently recruiting for a Finance & Payroll Assistant to join our team, based in Porthmadog.

Duties will include payroll, purchase ledger, BACS payments and reconciliations. Knowledge of Sage Accounting & Payroll programs, as well as Excel & Word, is essential for this role. The successful candidate will also provide relief cover for our busy cash office and should have experience of working in a cash handling environment.

Current experience in a similar role is essential and the ideal candidate will have a relevant qualification such as an AAT qualification at level 3 or above. Knowledge of the railways and their business is desirable, and the ability to speak Welsh would be an advantage.

This is a permanent position from December 2018, 40 hours per week. Usual hours will be Monday to Friday however some weekend working may be required.

Starting salary £18,000 with potential to rise to £19,500 on successful completion of a probationary period.

For more information or an application form please contact us on 01766 516073 or by email to We will also accept applications by C.V. with a covering letter.

Closing Date for applications: Wednesday 5th December 2018.