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Accounts Administrator

Choose Love


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Choose Love's mission to empower refugees and be part of a passionate team as a Finance Officer


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£28000 - £35000

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London, UK - Hybrid

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In-person- London United Kingdom

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary: Choose Love is a pioneering charity dedicated to providing humanitarian aid to refugees and displaced individuals globally. Through fundraising and public engagement, the organization addresses critical gaps in services and protection, advocating for a world where love and justice prevail. It's a unique opportunity to contribute to a cause that changes lives and supports those in need on a global scale.

  • Role Summary:
    • Maintain accurate financial data for reporting and donor accountability.
    • Collaborate with various departments to expedite invoice processing.
    • Support the finance team's efforts in a fast-paced charitable environment.
    • Receive comprehensive training for professional development within finance.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Minimum of 2 years in a Finance Officer or similar role.
    • Proficiency with Xero or equivalent financial systems.
    • Strong communication skills and financial acumen.
    • Ability to work independently, handle pressure and meet deadlines with a positive attitude.
    • Desirable: Knowledge of charity sector regulations and advanced IT skills.
  • Application Process Details:
    • Submit a CV and cover letter detailing qualifications and experience.
    • Include information on current salary and notice period.
    • Apply by email to [email removed - click apply for more details] before the deadline.

About Choose Love: Choose Love does whatever it takes to provide refugees and displaced people around the world with everything from lifesaving search and rescue boats to food and legal advice. We identify the need and raise funds to close and prevent gaps in services and protections for refugees and displaced people requiring humanitarian support due to conflict, persecution and natural disasters. We elevate the voices and visibility of refugees and galvanise public support for agile community organisations providing vital support to refugees along migration routes globally. We are powered by our vision of a world that chooses love and justice every day for everyone.

The Role: This role will be involved in the input and maintenance of accurate financial data in the financial system to enable timely reporting on available balances for grant making and accurate reporting back to donors. This will be an evolving role in an experienced finance team aiming to support a fast-moving charity in its humanitarian endeavours. You will work closely with all departments to ensure invoices are processed quickly and accurately to keep funds flowing to the partners working towards the life changing objectives of the organisation. You will receive extensive on the job training to support you to progress within a finance role.

Job requirements: At least 2 years’ experience of proven track record of Finance Officer or similar role. Experience using Xero or a similar financial system. Excellent written and verbal communication. Good knowledge of accounting and financial monitoring systems. Highly numerate, with experience of monitoring budgets against expenditure and using Excel to record, manipulate and interpret data. Self-starter with a can-do attitude. Able to work independently and collaboratively, prioritising workload to meet deadlines. Someone who will remain positive, calm and professional under pressure. Is very organised with the ability to work under pressure. Focused, with meticulous attention to detail and the ability to spot discrepancies within datasets and text.

Desirable experience: Knowledge and understanding of the wider charity sector including Charity Commission regulations. Excellent IT skills, including in Microsoft Office/Google Workspace.

Application details: Interested candidates are invited to apply by providing a CV and cover letter evidencing your ability to match the criteria outlined in the role competencies and ensure your letter includes details of your latest salary and notice period. Please send all applications to the following email address [email removed - click apply for more details] by 12pm 16th April 2024.

Additional Information: Employment with Choose Love will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and receipt of two satisfactory references. Choose Love is committed to building an inclusive and diverse organisation and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. If you need us to make an adjustment or provide additional support as you apply for a role, please email [email removed - click apply for more details] to discuss in further detail.


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