Pimlico, Greater London
£28,000 - £35,000 per year depending on experience
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation is a German Christian-Democratic political foundation, with head offices in Berlin and regional offices in over 90 countries around the world. Our London office, which covers the UK and also the Republic of Ireland, is looking to hire an Accountant to work as an essential part of our small team. Our annual programme includes a wide range of events such as panel-discussions, workshops and international conferences. Our work focusses upon key political areas of interest – Europe, the economy, security and energy – and requires liaising with a wide range of partner organisations from politics, academia, business, and the media.

The Accountant will be responsible for all accounting and financial planning for our London office. Reporting to the Director, the post holder will ensure that financial activities run smoothly and efficiently.

Duties include: 

  • Control of office expenditure

  • Payment of contractor invoices

  • Using KAS internal booking system for accounting and financial administration (training will be provided)

  • Prepare monthly accounting reports, quarterly forecasts and annual budgets

  • Rolling cash flow management

  • Manage company payroll, expenses and petty cash claims

  • Liaising with German HQ on financial topics as well as with local contractors and HMRC



  • Minimum 2 years’ accountancy experience

  • Be familiar with current PAYE and pension regulations

  • Must have excellent Microsoft Office experience, in particular MS Excel

  • Excellent planning, organisation and prioritisation skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Native level fluency in English, German language skills desirable


To apply please submit your CV and covering letter


Posted on: 04 October 2019
Closed date: 18 October 2019
Tags: Admin, Finance