Financial Accountant

Slimbridge, Gloucester
circa £13,500 per annum (£28,350pa FTE)
10 Apr 2017
23 Apr 2017
Qualification Level
Fully qualified, Part qualified
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Contract Type
Part time, Permanent

The Finance Department is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, professional and dedicated individual who will ensure our financial systems and controls are fit for purpose and are being adhered to across the organisation.  You will be responsible for the day to day management of the finance IT systems, including Microsoft Dynamics GP finance database, eRequest purchase ordering system and the document management system.  You will need sound audit skills, as well as the ability to develop policies, write reports and communicate effectively face to face.  Enjoyment of working with people is essential and you will need to work in an organised manner, managing your time effectively.  Travel to other WWT locations will be required. 

The role requires a minimum of a part-qualified professional accountancy qualification.  Support towards gaining a full professional accountancy qualification will be considered.  A high level of competence with MS Excel is required, and experience of MS Dynamics GP and charity accounting would be a significant advantage.

18 hours per week, flexible arrangement

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. For 70 years we have been pioneers in saving threatened wetland wildlife across the globe and are experts in wetland management and creation. We work with communities living among some of the most vulnerable wetlands in the world, providing leadership and influence to create a sustainable future for our wetlands, their wildlife and the people who depend upon them. We believe that showing people first-hand how extraordinary wetlands are can ignite their passion to help us conserve them, so we provide amazing experiences at our unique UK wetland centres for over one million visitors every year.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service (pro-rata)
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Child care voucher scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Closing Date: 23rd April 2017

Interview Date: 4th May 2017