Finance and Office Administrator

Blue Ventures
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisation overview Blue Ventures is an award-winning marine conservation organisation working to rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities. We’re committed to protecting marine biodiversity in ways that benefit coastal people. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and economies,and where there is a fundamental unmet need to support human development. Summary job description We are seeking an enthusiastic Finance and Office Administrator to join our London team who can help reinforce our financial and office administration to support our ongoing growth. The Finance and Office Administrator will support all aspects of Blue Ventures’ bookkeeping, purchasing and office logistics. Reporting to the Head of Finance, this is a full time role based in Blue Ventures’ London office. The successful candidate will be a motivated, proactive and highly organised individual, with a keen interest in working with international teams in the development sector. The role offers the opportunity to gain experience working on a range of finance tasks in a timely and accurate manner. The evolving nature of the organisation will give the candidate opportunities for innovation and original thinking when approaching tasks. Skills and experience Required Minimum of one years of experience in a bookkeeping role  Accuracy and attention to detail  Can-do attitude, flexibility and ability to work well in a team  Dynamic, enthusiastic, highly organised, hard-working and self-motivated  Strong MS Office skills  Ability to prioritise workload and work to tight deadlines  Right to work in the United Kingdom Desired  Previous experience working in an international organisation or the NGO sector Experience using Quickbooks Premier or equivalent accounting software  Experience working with multi-currency ledgers  Excellent communication skills and ability to work closely with field programme teams Knowledge of charity accounting  Language skills in French, Spanish, Malagasy or Portuguese would be an additional asset.