Finance Assistant

Are you an experienced Finance Assistant with a solid background in humanitarian response?

Role: Finance Assistant

Hours: Full-time

Salary: Up to £22,000 (dependent on experience)

Duration: Permanent

Location: UK-Med Office, Manchester, UK with hybrid working (approximately 30% on-site)

UK-Med is a frontline medical aid charity. Born of the NHS, we’ve been working for over 30 years towards a world where everyone has the healthcare they need when crises or disasters hit.

We are recruiting a skilled Finance Assistant to join our HQ team to provide excellent financial support. Our medical teams respond to disasters around the world and we work with local emergency teams to build their resilience to future threats. Our work has never been more vital, with disasters becoming more frequent, complex and severe. Can you help build a world prepared to help?

The successful candidate will join a small and friendly finance function playing a key role supporting every aspect of the charity’s work by ensuring the smooth implementation of financial and administrative processes. You will bring experience of working in a finance / administrative support role and will be used to working with electronic financial ledger systems. You do not have to have qualifications in finance, but if you hold or are working towards AAT (or similar) qualifications this may be an advantage.

You will combine your previous experience working with financial accounting processes and procedures with excellent attention to detail to make sure that your work is accurate and precise. You will be good at working in teams as well as working independently with limited supervision. Your excellent communication skills will ensure that you work well with our suppliers, donors and colleagues. You will be comfortable working at pace and thrive on achieving challenging objectives and meeting rapidly changing demands.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through humanitarian work.

To apply:

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – Finance Assistant before applying.

To apply, please submit a current CV and a supporting letter (2 pages) below.  Your covering letter must include a detailed explanation of your suitability for this post with specific reference to the criteria in the person specification.

Applications must be submitted no later than 18th December 2023.

Applications for work in the UK can only be accepted from people with an existing right to work in the UK.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse.  We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion.  We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

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