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Finance Assistant

Employer
E3G
Location
London
Salary
£29,000 - £32,000 per annum
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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Function
Finance & Legal
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Finance Assistant

Location: London

Salary: £29,000 - £32,000 per annum

Employment Type: Full-Time

E3G is looking for a Finance Assistant. The role is based in the London Office with hybrid working.

Background

E3G is an independent European climate change think tank with a global outlook. We are world leading strategists on the political economy of climate change, dedicated to achieving a safe climate for all.

E3G builds cross-sectoral coalitions to achieve carefully defined outcomes, chosen for their capacity to leverage change. We work closely with likeminded partners in government, politics, business, civil society, science, the media, public interest foundations and elsewhere.

E3G operates around the world with offices in Berlin, Brussels, London and Washington. D.C. E3G is consistently ranked as one of the top-ten most influential environmental think tanks in the world by the University of Pennsylvania’s Global Go To Think Tank Index.

We work on the frontier of the climate landscape tackling the barriers and advancing the solutions to a safe climate. Our goal is to translate climate politics, economics and policies into action.

As E3G transforms to meet the challenges ahead, we are growing and looking for brilliant people to join our dedicated and dynamic team of experts. Come and be part of making the necessary possible.

E3G offers a dynamic and fast paced working environment that will value your insight, initiative and collaboration wherever you are in the organisation.

E3G values diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or ethnic background.

The Role

This role reports to the Entity Finance Manager and is a broad role which will give the successful candidate opportunity to support management and financial accounting tasks and get exposure to senior-level stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

- Assisting with monthly management accounts and statutory accounts
- Bank reconciliations and control account reconciliations
- Monthly journal entry (accruals, prepayments, etc)
- Assist with intercompany reconciliations
- Process and prepare payment list for staff expenses
- Support purchase ledger including invoice entry and payment of suppliers as necessary
- Support Sales ledger including invoice preparation and chasing payment as necessary
- Maintaining and Reconciling Financial data across E3G’s Programme Management systems
- Other adhoc duties as required

Experience and Skills

- 3+ years working experience within a finance team
- Part qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
- Actively studying towards a recognised accountancy qualification
- Experience within a similar role with minimum 6 months exposure to month end processes (prepayments, accruals, bank reconciliation, etc)
- Charity experience preferred or passion to work for the Charity / Not For Profit sector is essential
- Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all seniorities
- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Salary & benefits

- Salary £29-£32k per annum (depending on experience)
- Annual leave 25 days’ per year plus 3 days’ office closure over Christmas
- 7.5% employer contribution to Workplace pension
- Study support

How to apply

Please include:

A CV of maximum two pages.
A cover letter of no more than one page outlining your motivation for the job and covering the following questions:

- Why do you want to work at E3G
- Why do you want the role
- How do you meet the person specification for this role

Applications without cover letters will not be considered.

An indication of when you would be able to start.

This is rolling recruitment with interviews being conducted until the position is recruited. We reserve the right to remove this advert, dependent on the level of response received. You are therefore advised to submit your application at the earliest convenience.

Due to high level of applications, unfortunately we will not be able to respond to every applicant.

To apply for the role of Finance Assistant, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Company

We are making the necessary possible
E3G is an independent climate change think tank with a global outlook. We work on the frontier of the climate landscape tackling the barriers and advancing the solutions to a safe climate.

Our goal is to translate climate politics, economics and policies into action.

We build coalitions
We build broad-based coalitions to deliver a safe climate. We work closely with like-minded partners in government, politics, civil society, science, the media, public interest foundations and elsewhere.

We develop strategies
We do strategic thinking to identify the ripest areas for change. We produce scenario analysis of critical climate action, identifying the risks and opportunities to make a difference.

We produce insights
We analyse the state of climate politics within countries, major institutions and economic sectors. Our insights help set political agendas and inform decision makers.

We think outside the box
We design practical institutional solutions to deliver a safe climate. We work with our partners to implement transformational changes.

Our name
E3G stands for Third Generation Environmentalism.

The first generation of environmentalists focused on the conservation of species and habitats. The second generation widened the scope to include pollution and natural resources. The third generation of environmentalists is building on this success, working on solutions rather than problems.

As third generation environmentalists, we are turning arguments into answers.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
+44 (0) 20 7038 7370
Location
4 Valentine Place
London
SE1 8QH
United Kingdom
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