Financial Accountant
London - 42,000 per annum

Type: Permanent
Start: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
Posted: 10 May 2017

The vision of Global Witness is simple: we want a better world - where corruption is challenged and accountability prevails, all can thrive within the planet’s boundaries, and governments act in the public interest.

We’ve been creating change for over 20 years, from alerting the world to blood diamonds to halting forest destruction deals.  Our investigations have changed the world.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join our Finance Team, an important part of our support structure that helps our campaign teams deliver on our organisational goals.

About the role

As Financial Accountant, you will manage the financial accounting processes, ensuring efficiency and accuracy to a key team within the organisation.

You’ll be supportive in ensuring we are fully compliant all statutory reporting and compliance obligations; overseeing systems and processes within the core financial control framework.

You will work collaboratively across the organisation to service the needs of internal and external financial users, as well as providing leadership and management to a skilled team member.

About you

You will have a proven track record in a similar role where you have demonstrated the knowledge and skills needed to produce statutory accounts in accordance with current accounting regulations (SORP).

You’ll provide excellent attention to detail as you ensure financial controls are fully adhered to, working as part of a high performing team to deliver a precise service.

What you can expect from us 

We’ll reward you through a combination of an exciting and challenging role together with a sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to your development.

Benefits include a generous leave allowance, pension scheme and health insurance as well as opportunities to work flexibly in an engaging and friendly environment.

We aim to be a diverse and inclusive place to work.  We value new perspectives, original ideas and different ways of working. We believe that diverse views and experiences improve the way we do our work. We do our best to make our jobs accessible to all regardless of regardless of race, colour, religious belief, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

Recruitment timings

Advert Close:    Sunday 28th May

Shortlisting:       wc 5th June

Interviews:         wc 12th June

How to apply

For details on how to apply please send in your CV and supporting statement to GlobalWitness@allenlane.co.uk or for an informal conversation please contact Bryony Feeney on 02035428393.

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