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Accounts Assistant (AD1047)

Directorate | Permanent, full-time, Associate Officer

£19,000 to £25,500 depending on skills and experience

Closing date: 2018-11-04

We are now looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual for our small Finance team providing transactional support overseeing sales & purchase ledger, credit control as well as assisting with project and month-end reporting activities in a permanent role.

WCMC has 130 staff and c£10m turnover, and as a global not for profit organisation we have a wide variety of funding arrangements to keep the work exciting. So we can offer a broad range of interesting work on that will keep you challenged and offer the chance to progress.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for processing supplier invoices, credit card reconciliations, reviewing and processing staff expense claim forms, collating BACS payments for supplier invoices / staff expenses, ordering foreign currency and staff cash advances, processing sales invoices and assisting with Credit control as well as providing general administrative support to the Finance Manager and the CFO.

You will be qualified to at least A level or hold a BTEC / NVQ in a relevant discipline. It is essential that you have prior accounts experience and can demonstrate proven strong numeracy, interpersonal and organisational skills as well as accuracy and attention to detail. You will have intermediate excel skills and be able to process information within large datasets. You must also be flexible in your approach to work and be able to prioritise your workload effectively. If you hold or are working towards the AAT qualification, this is an advantage. Experience of month end / year end processing and working within a project led environment are also desirable.

We are looking to appoint someone quickly to this role, so please apply now. We reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the closing date upon appointment of a suitable candidate. Please complete a WCMC application form and submit it with a CV and a short covering letter through the link below by 4th November 2018.

Candidates should note this is not a UN post and that only those eligible to work in the UK should apply.

WCMC is a UK charity, based in Cambridge, which works in collaboration with UN Environment, under the banner of UNEP-WCMC.  Our mission is to evaluate and highlight the many values of biodiversity and put authoritative biodiversity knowledge at the centre of decision-making.  Since our establishment in the 1970s, the Centre has been at the forefront of the compilation, management, analysis and dissemination of global biodiversity information, and has an outstanding record of achievement.