Finance Assistant

Application Deadline: 
17 Feb 2019

Salary: £22,000 - £24,000 per annum

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Cambridge, UK

FFI is seeking a Finance Assistant to help ensure that our day-to-day transactional processing runs smoothly. You will work closely with our UK-based Finance Team members to contribute to the efficient and effective performance of the FFI financial accounting function.

You will have proven experience in a similar role, be at ease working with financial accounting software, and be experienced in purchase ledger transactions and processing pay runs. Excellent numeracy skills, a strong attention to detail and a diligent and rigorous approach to work are essential.  Experience of processing large volumes of data would be an advantage.

Your strong interpersonal skills and customer focus will enable you to build effective working relationships. You will be a good team player and enjoy working in a busy environment, with the ability to balance competing demands.  With a proactive approach to your work, you will seek to add value and have opportunity to contribute your skills and expertise to FFI’s growth and development.

In return, the role offers the opportunity to work within an international, impactful and ground-breaking organisation, at the forefront of global conservation.  In addition, FFI offers a generous pension contribution, attractive annual leave allowance and life insurance.

Founded in 1903, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is the world’s longest established international conservation organisation. Our vision is to create a sustainable future for the planet where biodiversity is conserved by the people living closest to it. We aim to do this through the conservation of threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science and take account of human needs. We have become a trusted entity in the world of conservation. Today FFI is active in over 40 countries.

Our offices are located in The David Attenborough Building in central Cambridge, just a few minutes’ walk from glorious historic buildings and museums, the picturesque River Cam, the central market and shopping centre, and a host of cafés and restaurants. 


The closing date for applications is Sunday, 17 February 2019.