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Finance Officer (Maternity Cover)

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced individual for the position of Finance Officer, to maintenance the appropriate financial transaction recording and processing within BirdLife to facilitate timely, effective and efficient management of the organisation’s financial resources.


Application deadline
Wednesday 15 December 2021

Location
Cambridge, UK

Full time
35 hours per week

Contract
1 year fixed term

Salary
Salary: circa £23,000-£25,000 pro rata plus competitive 12% pension benefit

Annual Leave
25 days pro rata in year 1, increasing by 1 day pa to 28 days


BirdLife International is the world’s largest nature conservation partnership. Through our unique local-to-global approach, we deliver high impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people.

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced individual for the position of Finance Officer, to maintenance the appropriate financial transaction recording and processing within BirdLife to facilitate timely, effective and efficient management of the organisation’s financial resources.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An accounting qualification or working towards gaining one would be an advantage
  • Good attention to detail, and discretion with sensitive information
  • Ability to work to deadlines and to organise work in a logical manner
  • Good basic understanding of UK tax, especially VAT
  • Proven track record of accounting/bookkeeping experience
  • Good organisational and administrative skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines and to prioritise and organise work in a logical manner to ensure capture of all financial data on to financial recording systems
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work well with people from a wide variety of backgrounds

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Application: Applications should include a covering letter summarising the applicant’s suitability for the position, a detailed CV and contact details of two referees known to the applicant in a professional capacity. Applications should be sent by email, stating where the advert was seen, to: [email protected] marking your application with ‘Finance Officer (maternity cover)’ in the subject line. 

Shortlisting for this role will take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable applicant has been appointed. 

Interviews: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.