Finance Assistant

About us

The Commonwealth Foundation is one of the Commonwealth’s three intergovernmental agencies alongside the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Commonwealth of Learning.

It is the Commonwealth agency for civil society; a unique, stand-alone organisation established by, funded, and reporting to governments.

The Foundation is dedicated to strengthening people’s participation in all aspects of public dialogue, to act together and learn from each other to build democratic societies.

Ultimately, the Foundation seeks to ensure that policy and government institutions are more effective contributors to development through the influence of civic voices.

The role

Assisting the Finance Manager in managing, processing and troubleshooting various accounts and transactions. The role is based in London. Please download the job description below for more information.

The person

You will have a track record of working in the financial area with a knowledge of SAGE 50 Accounts and Payroll processes. You will be proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel. You will have excellent attention to detail and strong organisational skills.

Key dates:

  • Closing date: 5 June 2019, 18.00 GMT
  • Interviews: Week of 10 June 2019 in London

Salary and benefits:

  • In the region of £15,600 pa based on 3 days per week
  • 15% of gross salary in a tax free gratuity payment. This can be used for personal pension scheme. The monies are available for withdrawal every 3 years
  • Holiday allowance of 18 days (plus pro rata bank holidays and privilege days)

***Please note: under UK immigration law you must have the right to work in the UK either by having a Nationality from a qualifying member country of the European Union or by possessing an appropriate visa. The Foundation is unable to sponsor any visa applications, so this must be in place at time of applying for this role. *** 

Download finance assistant job description (2019)
Deadline for applications
5 June 2019 6pm GMT

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