London, Greater London
£20,140 -£24,700
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives.

The person we are looking for will be responsible for providing a range of financial support services as well as providing financial assistance to programme staff and partners both in the UK and overseas.  


  • Manage payments and receipts, including cash handling, direct debit processing, bank charges etc.
  • Input data onto financial system (Sun). Sales and purchase ledger
  • Processing  Sales Invoice and reconciling Debtors
  • Suppliers statements and  reconciliations
  • Credit card processing and reconciliations
  • Monitor and liaise with staff and other organisations to ensure that financial receipts and payments are accurate, timely and appropriately handled.
  • Maintain petty cash processing and reconciliations
  • Manage bank payment transfers and reporting from partner organisations
  • Assist with the preparation of cash flows and funding reports as required
  • Prepare invoices as required and ensuring payments are made
  • Prepare tax repayment claims on Gift Aid/covenants
  • Provide support to the Finance Officer when required.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven understanding of book-keeping principals
  • Experience of financial administration ideally within the non-profit sector
  • Experience of computerised accounting software (SUN) is preferable
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • High level of numeracy skills
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills and efficient working methods
  • Ability to work as part of a team and unsupervised
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
More about Saferworld

Saferworld is an independent international organisation working to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. We work with local people af... Read more

Refreshed on: 20 May 2019
Closed date: 26 May 2019
Job ref: LondFA19
Tags: Finance, Intl Development