Fundraising Finance Officer

London (Greater)
£25000 - £29000
28 Nov 2017
11 Dec 2017
Job Role
Contract Type
Full time

About the role
The Fundraising Finance Officer will support the Fundraising Finance Manager by undertaking financial duties across fundraising but will have responsibility for specific transactional reconciliations and month end. The role will be located at the Red Cross head office in Moorfields, London and you will be required to occasionally travel throughout the UK in order to foster a better understanding of the business through value adding communications and interactions with the operations team. It should also facilitate provision of a more robust, targeted and essential financial support.

About the team
The Fundraising Finance Officer role sits within the Finance Planning and Resources Directorate which ensures the organisation's effective management of its resources to meet the organisational strategy to focus on making a difference to people in crisis and ensure we are truly aligned to our mission, values and fundamental principles. Working across the organisation, the Directorate ensures that our money, and non-financial resources, for example property, project management resources, are effectively managed to ensure our funds are best used on front line service provision, as well as providing oversight of the management of risk and compliance. The Directorate works through strong organisational links with a focus on engagement through transparency and openness.

About the person
A Part Qualified Accountant (CCAB recognised body) or Qualified Accounting Technician, candidates should have:

  • Experience of accruals and prepayments

  • Experience in carrying out financial reconciliations

  • Experience of supporting the financial elements of Fundraising.

  • Strong financial and accounting skills

  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships, internally/externally

  • Effective communication skills

  • Sound knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and SORP 2015

  • Strong knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and computerised accounts systems


About the organisation
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.

Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.

We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)

  • Up to 6% contributory pension

  • Childcare vouchers


The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.

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