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Accounting, Finance and Executive Assistant
WE is a movement that brings people together and gives them the tools to change the world. Our vision is to shift the world from “me” to “we.” Our mission is to empower all people to change the world, locally and globally, achieving transformative outcomes for themselves and others.
WE – Making doing good, doable.
WE is seeking an Accounting, Finance and Executive Assistant to join our team in the UK. The Accounting, Finance and Executive Assistant reports directly into the Head of WE Charity and will be responsible for providing junior support on executive projects and deliverables to senior members of staff. Working closely with the Head of Accounting, they will play a key role leading on day-to-day accounting tasks.
The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant and a highly organised individual with a professional demeanour, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to juggle various projects in a fast-paced work environment. A proactive self-starter, they will have excellent attention to detail as well as the ability to draw the big picture from raw data.
This is a varied and cross-functional role that resides primarily in the Operations department and Accounting team, but will additionally offer support to the WE Schools team and the Business and Partnership Development department, thereby providing an exciting opportunity to learn about four key business divisions of the organisation.
The successful candidate will be passionate and committed to our core beliefs within WE.
This is a full-time permanent role with an immediate start date.
The salary is £22,000 to £24,000 per annum, commensurate with experience.
This position resides within WE’s United Kingdom operation in Kennington, London.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Your Impacts and Responsibilities
Accounting and Bookkeeping
Data Entry and Analysis
Events and Logistics
Skills and Qualifications
Closing Date: 18th July 2019
Applications are reviewed as and when they are received so the post may be filled before the advertised closing date.
If invited for an interview, please note our interview process is multi-staged and will involve interviewing once with the HR and Operations Manager and have a second interview with the Head of WE Charity and the Head of Accounting.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.
We are an equal opportunities employer. We warmly welcome applications from all sections of the community and aim to promote diversity.
If you have any access requirements, please notify us in advance and we will do all we can to accommodate you.
Unfortunately, we are unable to reimburse interview expenditure incurred.
What makes us unique…
WE is a family of organisations making doing good, doable. WE is made up of WE Charity, empowering domestic and international change, ME to WE, a social enterprise that creates socially conscious products and experiences to help support the charity, and WE Day, filling stadiums around the world with the greatest celebration of social good. WE enables young people and families to better the world—supporting 7,200+ local and global causes by volunteering millions of hours of social action, shopping daily with an impact, and raising millions of pounds that directly benefit their local communities and the world. Globally, WE teams in Asia, Africa, and Latin America have provided more than 1 million people with clean water, built 1,500 schools and schoolrooms overseas, and empowered more than 200,000 children with access to education. WE was founded more than 20 years ago by social entrepreneurs, brothers Craig and Marc Kielburger.
We sincerely thank all those who apply, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.