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Finance & Administration Officer - Animal Charity - £25,000 per annum

Finance & Administration Officer - Animal Charity - £25,000 per annum

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    Finance & Accountancy

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    £25k - 26k per year

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    almost 3 years ago

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A small, historic Animal Welfare Charity with a presence in the UK and Greece is seeking a talented Finance & Administration Officer for a role in their central London office. The role will involve highly varied bookkeeping and financial administration tasks, and represents a great opportunity to join the charity at an exciting time of growth. This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference and improve the lives of animals.


-Coordinating and managing the charity’s financial systems and implementing financial controls

-Support relationships with external authorities and bodies including the Charity Commission, Companies House, HMRC and auditors

-Day-to-day bookkeeping

-Preparation of management and statutory accounts in conjunction with external Accountant

-Generating financial reports for project expenditure, budgeting and operations

-Ensuring compliance with donor / grant requirements

-Data input to the charity’s fundraising database

-Ad-hoc admin, legal and fundraising support when required

Requirements for the role:

-Prior experience in a sole charge bookkeeping / financial management capacity in a small organisation

-Varied finance background desired, covering financial processing and admin and preparation of accounts

-Candidates should be well-organised, professional and capable of working autonomously

-A part-or fully-qualified accounting qualification preferred (AAT, CIMA, ACCA etc)

-A passion for the not for profit sector, ideally animal welfare

-Strong understanding of databases / CRM systems – Access or Raiser’s Edge experience useful

-Exposure to Sage or a similar accounting package

The charity can offer a fantastic working environment, generous benefits entitlement and the opportunity for career progression should the charity continue to develop.

Please send your CV for immediate consideration.