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Finance Assistant

London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

  • Organization: International Alert
  • Location: London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Administrative support
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date: 2020-11-01

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We are looking for a proactive, well organised finance enthusiast who is keen to further develop their career whilst working for one of the worlds leading peacebuilding organisations. You will report directly to the Finance Manager to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Bought Ledger function and be willing to assist fellow colleagues during busy periods or covering team absence.

The ideal candidate will have at least two year’s relevant finance qualification and experience, will be an excellent communicator, possess reasonable accounting software and Excel skills and have a positive attitude towards gaining experience in several different Finance areas.

The purpose of this post is to provide high quality finance support across the full spectrum of finance issues, including:

· Implementation and maintenance of International Alert’s financial procedures, ensuring the accounting function meets all statutory requirements and appropriate financial controls/standards for effective financial management;

· Providing a service to staff to ensure the correct processing of expenses to ensure maintenance of proper procedures; and recording transactions in a timely, accurate and complete way;

· Supporting the protection of the organisation’s assets, especially its cash balances, bank accounts and fixed assets and make sure they are accurately reflected in the accounts;

· Assisting the Finance Manager in preparing monthly and quarterly management accounts, statutory accounts for audit and other reports for stakeholders.

Note: The above include some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements, please read the job description (available via the International Alert website).

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As it is unlikely that we will be able to obtain a Work Permit for this role, all job applicants must already have the right to work in the UK.

Closing date: 1 November 2020

Please note: applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and we reserve the right to bring the deadline forward, so early applications are encouraged.

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