Finance Officer – UK

Type of role Business
Location United Kingdom
Salary £31,572 Per Annum
Contract type Permanent
Full Time 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date
Interview date August, 2022
Start date ASAP

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

Role overview

We are on the search for a highly-analytical and qualified Finance Officer to join our team. In this position, your key responsibility will be to ensure accurate and timely reconciliation between accounting and fundraising records, including gift aid and donation income received in the UK, as well as bank account reconciliations for all UK bank accounts and compiling adjustments where required. You will also be responsible for the validation of payments of staff and volunteer expenses and allowances

Skills, qualifications and experience

The ideal candidate will have attention to detail, strong understanding of data analysis, self-motivated, passionate about creating a strong financial control environment and excellent at forming good stakeholder relationships. The Placeholder MUST have right to work in the UK.

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

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VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).

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