W1G, London

£35,700 per annum


About the organisation

One billion people in the world do not have access to a qualified health worker. THET has a vision of a world where everyone h... Read more

Job Description

Main Responsibilities 

London Office

· Prepare monthly bank reconciliation statements for UK bank accounts.

· Set up weekly payment run on the online banking system including funds requests from regional offices.

· Prepare monthly journals for accruals, prepayment and ensure balance sheet reconciliations are in line with month end time-table and year end time-table.

· Oversee the purchase ledger.

· Supervise the Finance Officer in relation to finance duties.

· Assist the Head of Finance, HR and Operations in the preparation and production of statutory accounts, management accounts and board financial reports.

· Work with the Head of Finance, HR & Operations to review and implement internal control systems to ensure financial probity.

· Any other duties as requested from time to time by the Head of Finance, HR & Operations.

Regional Offices

· Provide proactive support to overseas finance staff to build Finance capacity in country and ensure accurate reporting.

· Hold regular Skype calls with overseas finance colleagues to ensure efficient and smooth running financial processes between the offices.

· Act as the first point of contact to resolve financial queries on projects, escalating only where necessary to the Head of Finance, HR & Operations.

· Process regional offices monthly returns as per agreed deadlines.

· Produce accurate donor reports as per donors reporting guidelines.

· Reconcile bank reconciliations, petty cash and advance accounts for all regional offices.

· Work with Head of Finance to review quarterly expenditure forecasts.

· Work closely with Head of Programmes to ensure that London salary costs are properly recharged to programmes.

· Prepare quarterly journals for FX gains or losses and quarterly cost recovery charges.

· Working closely with the Head of Finance to manage the financial systems and processes that enable THET to  satisfy donor reporting requirements.

· Work with Head of Finance and Programme staff in relation to the development of new programmes budgets.

· Undertake visits to regional offices for internal audit and finance capacity building in country.

Person Specification

· CCAB qualified or part-qualified, with at least two years’ experience of working in a financial position in a similar environment

· A high level of proficiency in English

· Willing and able to undertake overseas travel

· Experience of QuickBooks or similar accounting packages

· Understanding of SORP, VAT, technical accounting and analytical skills

· Good communications skills, with the ability to provide instruction, guidance and advice to other staff as well as being able to present financial data to non-financial colleagues

· Able to meet deadlines and identify and resolve problems

· Experience of financial modelling desirable.


  • Annual Leave: 25 days annual leave, plus 3 additional days between Christmas & New Year plus bank holidays
  • Pension: Three months probationary period after which the post-holder will be eligible to join the contributory pension scheme.
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Eye care voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Subsidised staff canteen

Closing Date: Sunday, 27th January 2019

Interviews: Friday, 01st February 2019

This post is UK based. Non-EC nationals will require current and valid permission to work in the UK