Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
Up to £35577 per annum
Job description

VSO is the world's leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world's poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We're not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Role overview

To manage the financial accounting function for VSO subsidiaries, ensure the production of accurate internal financial data and external financial reporting, compliance with statutory reporting and tax requirements, and provide user-focused financial services and a strong control environment. Assistant the Financial Accountant with tasks as required including the preparation of the consolidation financial statements for inclusion in the annual report.

Skills, qualifications and experience

A newly qualified, finalist or part qualified accountant with a recognised qualification (ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CIPFA, CPA)"., and commitment to gaining full accountancy qualification, or newly qualified accountant. You will have proven financial ability; good analytical and problem solving skills; and be able to provide quality financial advice. You will have advanced IT skills, particularly in Excel / finance systems, and the ability to develop and maintain clear, high quality and well-laid out reports and analysis. You will have good communications and interpersonal skills with an ability to work with a multicultural team, including remote support and capacity-building with regional and country finance teams. You will be adaptable to competing priorities and actively troubleshoot in diverse situations, including appropriate escalation of critical issues. The role will require you to be flexible and occasionally may need to adapt working hours to meet the needs of Finance teams in different time zones.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

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Posted on: 03 December 2019
Closed date: 17 December 2019
Job ref: JOB0119669
Tags: Finance