Finance and Administration Officer

Citizens Advice Merton & Lambeth is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated individual to support their finance, volunteering and charity management work.

The successful candidate will play an important role to ensure the ongoing success of the charity’s operations. The role will be based in their Mitcham office but will work across their offices in Lambeth and Merton. Their offices have excellent public transport links and the Mitcham office has car park facilities. They offer a friendly and welcoming work environment and can provide flexible work opportunities.

Person Specification

  • Experience, qualifications and skills required
  • Worked in a similar role and have strong finance and administration skills
  • Experience of working with financial controls/software
  • Knowledge of charity accounting regulations and reporting
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations and best practice
  • Experience of Volunteering or working with volunteers
  • Administration experience
  • Ability to produce timely reports and meet deadlines
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly numerate, ability to work to tight deadlines, ability to pay attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to multi task, managing priorities and workload
  • Excellent IT skills

Terms and Conditions

  • Part time: 4 day week (30 hours, Mon to Thurs) or 30 hours over 5 day week
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: Primarily based in their Mitcham office
  • Salary: £16,800 to £17,600 (£21,000 to £22,000 FTE) dependent on experience
  • Annual Leave: 20 days based on 4 day week (25 days full time equivalent), plus a charity day and pro rata public holidays 
  • Child care vouchers
  • The charity operates a group pension scheme
  • Work travel loan scheme

Please forward your CV and a covering letter explaining your interest and suitability for the role (please note they do not consider applications with no covering letter).  If you wish to complete the Equality monitoring form, please email the three documents to If you wish to confidentially discuss the role in the first instance, please email their Head of Finance & Resources. The deadline for applications is 6pm, Sunday 15 December 2019 and shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview on Tuesday 17 December 2019. If you do not hear from them, then your application was unsuccessful.