Closing date: 27 September 2019
Job Type: Paid
Location: Kingston upon Thames
VSO is the world's leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world's poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We're not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.
Lead the UK office (Kingston) finance operations team, responsible for day-to-day operations; ensure production of accurate internal financial data and external financial reporting; compliance with accounting practices and UK tax requirements; promote continued process improvement; and provide user-focused financial services and a strong control environment.
Skills, qualifications and experience
The ideal candidate will be a strong leader, self-motivated, passionate about creating a strong financial control environment and excellent at forming good stakeholder relationships. Candidate will be a qualified accountant, with proven analytical and technical skills, who is adaptable and supportive of process improvements.
Competencies and Behaviour
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce. We also offer a range of benefits, including;
Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in the UK before you apply.
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications, as such we may interview as soon as suitable applications are received.
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