PEAS are recruiting a Finance Officer to work three-days a week to build upon the financial and organisational strengthening work being undertaken.

This is a contract role with a view to Permanent after 4-6 months.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 15th May 2016 
Interviews are anticipated to be held week commencing Monday 16th 2016.

Job description

Overview of the role

The London team sets the framework for PEAS. The Finance Officer role is a new role, to build upon the financial and organisational strengthening work undertaken by the Director of Finance and Resources.

Purpose and responsibilities of the role:

Working with the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for the following;


Day-day transactions:

Day to day financial accounting and management of the bookkeeping system, using

  • Microsoft Office (Excel) and accounting software to input financial data across income, expenditure, assets and liabilities
  • Assistance overseeing the country finance team transactions in Uganda and Zambia


  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations and other ad hoc reconciliations

Year End Audit and Statutory Accounts Preparation:

  • Help oversee the finalisation of the Audit file for UK Year End


Monthly Management Reporting:

  • Assist in producing monthly management accounts and ad hoc reports including budgets, forecasting and expenditure. 


  • Assist the Finance Manager with the preparation of annual budgets together with monthly variance analysis as part of the monthly management accounts process

Cash Flow Forecasting:

  • Assist with forecasting income and expenditure both in the UK and overseas, to regularly review fundraising targets and expenditure implications across country operations
  • Assist the finance team to review reserve levels and levels of general unrestricted funds.

Funder Budgeting & Reporting:

  • Monitor and help prepare account balances for restricted and unrestricted funds.
  • Support the grants team on an ad-hoc basis with the production of budgets for funding proposals and donor finance reports


Systems, Processes and Controls:

  • Assist the Finance Manager in the production of PEAS financial manuals

To apply please email your CV and cover letter to by Sundayh 15th May 2016.