Finance & Admin Officer

Salary: £28,282 per annum. Please see our Global Salary Scales for more information. This role will be paid at the rate for Grade C in these scales.  We do not negotiate on starting salaries.

Location: UK – office based (Frome, Somerset) or remote working (in the UK) or a combination. Applicants must already have an unrestricted right to work in the UK

Contract: Full-time, permanent (though we are open to considering applications from those who want to work on a part-time or job-share basis)

Reports to: Finance & Systems Manager (based in the UK)

Closing date: 27 May 2024 5pm UK time

As an organisation that works with disability activists in Africa and Asia we are clear that lived experience of disability is hugely important to our mission. Priority for this role will be given to disabled people.   We want to see you at your best and so please let us know if there are any adjustments at all that we can make to the recruitment process to ensure that it works for you. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations throughout recruitment and employment. 

Job Purpose.

The role will be based in our Resources, Systems and Culture Team and will take charge of the day-to-day financial activities for the UK as well as administrative support to other members of this global team. Whilst primarily a finance role you will also have opportunities to provide administrative support across a range of business functions, including HR and IT.

This is a great opportunity for someone who has some finance admin experience to build on this as well as gain experience of other related business functions in an international charity.

About you.

This is primarily a finance role so the successful candidate will need to have experience of finance administration and basic bookkeeping. Experience of other areas, such as HR or IT, is not essential as training will be given. You will have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise a busy workload and work both independently and collaboratively across a diverse international team.

How to apply

Interested applicants should send the following attachments by email:

  • Your CV (max 3 pages)
  • Your answers to the below 3 questions (maximum 1,000 words)
  • Completed equal opportunities form
  • The names, contact numbers and addresses of 2 referees (please state if you are not happy for them to be contacted at this stage)

Please also send your answers to the following questions in no more than 1,000 words or in an audio or video recording of no more than 6 minutes. Please note these will be anonymised and reviewed before we look at the CVs of candidates (so please send as a separate document within the same email, but do not include your name on this document). Audio/video recordings will be transcribed before being shared with the recruiting panel to maintain anonymity.

  • What motivated you to apply for this role?
  • What experience would you draw on to fulfil the responsibilities of this role?
  • This role will be supporting a number of senior roles and working with staff based globally in 6 different counties. What challenges do you anticipate in working in such a way and how would you overcome these?

Please send your application to: by the closing date specified below.

If you need an accessible format, please contact and specify which format you require.

  • Application deadline: 27 May 2024 5pm UK time
  • Interviews will be held 6 June 2024

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. We are unfortunately only able to reply to those shortlisted.