SW19, London
£25,992 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Location:                     South Wimbledon/Home- Hybrid Working

Contract:                     Fixed Term- 6 months from start date with the possibility of extending

Hours:                          37.5 hours per week


As part of your employment package with us, we offer:

  • a competitive salary, comprehensive training, and development programme, 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing each year to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays after 5 years 
  • option to buy or sell annual leave up to one week’s annual leave
  • a health cash plan providing cash back towards healthcare bills and other wellbeing benefits
  • occupational sick pay
  • contributory group pension scheme
  • free life assurance
  • cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans


About the Role

Evolve Housing + Support works in the London Boroughs of Bromley, Merton, Croydon, Lambeth, and the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. We are the third largest provider of homelessness accommodation in London and work with people of all ages, providing housing, support and guidance to empower them towards independent living and to building a better life.

We’re looking for a Finance officer to join our team and work closely with the Finance Manager as an integral part of our Finance Team.  We need someone who can help us to deliver high quality and comprehensive finance services to our internal and external suppliers and customers.  

We are a flexible, friendly, and supportive team who work hard to constantly improve the way we work.  Our days and weeks are busy but there is a lot of support and a chance for you to develop your skills in the finance profession in an organisation who put people first.


About You          

Be a finance officer who provides professional and customer focused services to internal and external supplies and customers.

Accurately and efficiently process Purchase ledger, including processing suppliers’ invoices and assisting with the payment process, monthly reconciliations, scanning and filing of invoices.

Preparing relevant sales ledger and sending out invoices, inputting receipts onto the system, scanning and filing of invoices and receipts.

Undertake other general finance duties, as required.


In this role:

You must be educated to at least A level standard with minimum Grade 5/6 in English and Mathematics at GCSE.

You must have bookkeeping skills or at least AAT level 2 equivalent.

You must have at least 12 months working experience in finance/accounting department especially with purchase ledger role. Payroll experience will be bonus.

Possess good working knowledge of finance systems and accounting software.

Possess good working knowledge of general office software, i.e., Excel, Word, Outlook, etc


About Evolve Housing + Support

Evolve is a leading homelessness charity in London, providing housing and support to over 2,000 people each year.

We believe in building on people’s strengths, aspirations, and goals to help break the cycle of homelessness and help them move forward with their lives.

We offer a programme of support tailored to meet people’s individual needs, including housing, employment, and skills training, mentoring, and counselling. We work with young parents and children at risk of exclusion to build the skills and resilience that can help prevent homelessness. We campaign to end street homelessness. We build affordable homes to help people move on to an independent life.

Our mission is to help children, young people and adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness reach their potential, and move on to live happy, fulfilled lives.

Your application

Evolve Housing + Support is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.


Please ensure that your statement addresses the criteria set out in the finance officer person’s specification.  


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Posted on: 09 November 2021
Closed date: 28 November 2021
Tags: Finance