Finance Administration Assistant

BirdLife International

Job Description

BirdLife International is the world’s largest nature conservation partnership. Through our unique local-to-global approach, we deliver high impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people.

We are looking for someone to provide assistance in monitoring of financial management, as well as contracts with partners and donors, travel, human resources and general administrative support as well as some data and research assistance.

The jobholder’s primary responsibilities will be to:

  1. Manage Conserva Aves Project Contract (Bezos 8697) and others as relevant.
  2. Revise and control of expenses related to main project
  3. Work with Office manager to provide all information requested by Cambridge and local Administration.
  4. Draft for approval, amendments to project agreements, workplans and contractual aspects of projects with implementing partners.
  5. Contribute for Audits during the execution of the main contracts
  6. Keep budgetary control of major projects
  7. Keep track of transactions for major projects on ERP System
  8. Provide support on admin and finance activities.

The ideal candidate will have

Relevant first degree (e.g. administration, economy, finance, business, etc.)

Good knowledge of contract management, business administration, working with public and private entities.

Proven ability to manage different management and budgetary control systems.

Familiarity with the use of CRM and ERP systems.

Substantial work experience on contract management and budgetary control.

BirdLife values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

We are committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and supportive culture, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We aim to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.

We will consider putting into place appropriate reasonable adjustments for candidates who may have a disability.

We are able to offer a hybrid model of working on site and from home/remote for most roles, which helps to ensure a flexible work life balance

Application: Applications should include a covering letter summarising the applicant’s suitability for the position, a detailed CV and contact details of two referees known to the applicant in a professional capacity. Applications should be sent by email, stating where the advert was seen, to: [email protected] marking your application with “Finance Administration Assistant” in the subject line.

Interviews: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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