Finance Officer

Job Type

Part Time



Application Deadline:



1B Waterlow Road, Archway
Greater London
N19 5NJ
United Kingdom



To have sole responsibility for the finance function, reporting to the Director and to the Finance Committee. The role is based in PBI UK’s office at 1b Waterlow Road, Archway, London, N19 5NJ, with some scope for home working.


  • Carry out all bookkeeping
  • Carry out monthly controls: bank reconciliation, balance sheet reconciliations, etc.
  • Process payments and receipts
  • Maintain payroll and all associated activities
  • Produce and present quarterly management accounts to Director and Finance Committee
  • Attend regular Finance Committee meetings
  • Attend regular Management Committee meetings
  • Draft annual budget in collaboration with Director, Fundraiser and Finance Committee
  • Provide financial information and expertise for funding applications
  • Provide financial information and analysis as required for reports to funders, annual report, PBI International Office, and at the request of the Director
  • Organise all aspects of the annual audit including the preparation of draft statutory accounts and draft trustees’ report
  • Maintain relationships with key external stakeholders: auditors, bankers, insurers
  • Make all statutory submissions to Charities Commission, Companies House, and HMRC


Technical skills

  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel (essential)
  • Knowledge of UK Payroll legislation and processes (essential)
  • Knowledge and experience of accounting software such as Sage / Moneysoft Payroll Manager (essential)
  • A qualification in accounting such as AAT, ACCA etc. (desirable)
  • Experience of annual auditing processes (essential)
  • Experience of working in the charity sector (desirable)
  • Experience of preparing budgets (essential)

Personal Qualities

  • Able to work cooperatively and productively with other team members and across other PBI entities
  • Diligent and well organised with strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and analytic skills
  • Able to work flexibly and responsively to meet the needs of the organization
  • An understanding of and an empathy towards PBI’s mission

Salary: £33,173.00 to £35,106.00 /year

Level of Language Proficiency

English: Full professional proficiency.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the criteria to