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Finance Officer

Employer
Leprosy Mission
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Jun 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Peterborough location with some flexibility

Are you passionate about international development and want to use your finance skills to support the implementation of overseas programmes, improving the lives of marginalised people affected by leprosy? If so, we want to hear from you!

About the Finance Officer role

This is an exciting opportunity for a person with a passion for social justice to join our dynamic Programmes team. Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will have at least two years of financial management experience, including multi-currency accounting and reporting. Grant management experience and working with donor institutions would be advantageous, however, excellent prioritisation skills and an ability to coordinate across multiple tasks and projects simultaneously are essential.

About you

ou will be able to deliver an effective financial management service, including purchase and sales ledger, processing of electronic donations, budgets, reporting, and compliance enabling the achievement of strategic and country level objectives. As an excellent cross-cultural communicator and mentor, with the team you will build financial capacity overseas, providing virtual and face-to-face support to TLM's partners across Asia and Africa. As such, you will be willing to undertake overseas travel (COVID permitting) up to three trips per annum.

About The Leprosy Mission England and Wales

The Leprosy Mission England and Wales (TLMEW) is a leading international Christian development organisation with over 140 years' experience and is part of the TLM worldwide family. TLMEW serves the poorest of the poor in 10 countries across Africa and Asia, raising funds and developing partner capacity to provide life-changing healthcare, training and job opportunities for people who have been excluded and rejected. TLMEW has a zero-tolerance approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, our beneficiaries, staff and communities we come into contact with. Recruitment to roles within TLMEW includes, in particular, criminal record checks and the collection of relevant references. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from joining us as an employee; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences. Safeguarding is our top priority in everything we do.

We are committed to diversity and welcome applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community.

TLMEW is an explicitly Christian charity, empathy with the Christian ethos of the organisation is essential.

To apply, and for more information on our Finance Officer role together with the work of TLMEW, please visit our website via the apply button.

Closing date: 9am on Thursday 15 July 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 28 July 2021 (Peterborough Office)

Registered Charity number: 1050327
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