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Job description

You will lead the Central Finance team of the International Secretariat of Amnesty International (“the Secretariat”), including the financial accounting, payroll, financial governance, finance systems, treasury and accounts payable functions.


As a qualified accountant, you will have experience in financial accounting and control for an international organisation. You will have strong leadership and team building experience, with excellent communication and influencing skills, able to engage with a wide range of people.


-Oversee delivery of the annual financial statements and the relationship with the auditors.

-Ensure that all other statutory obligations of the organisation are fulfilled including those for Amnesty International Charity, corporation tax and VAT filings.

-Lead the continued development of systems and processes to enhance the efficiency of the Finance function, in particular of the recently implemented Microsoft Dynamics 365 system.

-Oversee the development and management of the Finance department's own activity budget and ensure accurate and timely forecasting.

-Ensure that policies, processes and systems are effectively implemented at all Regional Offices and compliance is periodically monitored.


-CCAB qualified with supporting professional training.

-Team leadership, including planning, delegation, review, coaching, performance improvement and team building.

-Strong financial accounting and control experience, including development and implementation of organization-wide financial policies and experience of managing the production of statutory accounts.

-Fluent in written and spoken English. Competency in other languages advantageous.

-Systems experience.

-Excel: intermediate - essential, advanced - desirable.

-Dynamics 365 (preferred).

Please see the attached job description for more information on responsibilities, skills and experience required.

What We Offer:

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

-37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days)

-Hybrid working environment - The standard working week at Amnesty International is 35 hours

-Pension Contribution Scheme - with an employer contribution of 8% of your gross annual salary, in addition Amnesty International will match individual contributions of up to 3%. Making a total employer contribution of 11%

-Life Assurance

-Annual salary review

-Opportunity to join our cycle-to-work scheme

-Interest-free season ticket loans for travel to work

-Contribution towards the cost of eye tests and glasses

-Access to Linkedin Learning

-Employee Assistance Programme

What we hope you will do next:

If you are passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role' below.

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let's get to work.

N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.

Amnesty International is committed to being an inclusive employer and providing an inclusive and accessible recruitment process for all. If you would like to receive any information in a different way or would like us to do anything differently to help you apply for our roles, please get in touch with the team by emailing [email protected]

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Amnesty International, International Secretariat View profile Company size Size: 501 - 1000
Posted on: 30 April 2024
Closed date: 30 April 2024 at 23:00
Job ref: 3822
Tags: Human Resources