Recruiting Part-Time Finance Officer

10th January "018

We are seeking an experienced, self motivated Finance Officer for small busy office with global reach.


The International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD) is a global peer-based organisation that seeks to promote the health and defend the rights of people who use drugs. INPUD will expose and challenge stigma, discrimination, and the criminalisation of people who use drugs and its impact on the drug-using community’s health and rights. INPUD will achieve this through processes of empowerment and advocacy at the international level, while supporting empowerment and advocacy at community, national, and regional levels.

About the Role

Post:                                      Finance Officer

Accountable to:                Executive Director, Deputy Director, and the Board Treasurer

Place of work:                    INPUD Secretariat, Elephant and Castle, London, UK

Hours:                                   Three days a week

Term of contract:             One year rolling

Salary:                                   GBP £36,050.00 pro rata (depending on experience)


The successful candidate will need to be based in London, United Kingdom.


INPUD is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including members of the drug using community, as well as people living with HIV and/or hepatitis and LGBTQI people.

Job Description

Manage the accounting and finance operations of the organisation in accordance with the Financial Policy and Procedures and the Staff Handbook.

·         Responsible for recording, interpreting, classifying, analysing, reporting all financial transactions.

Prepare annual organisation budget as well as project budgets in collaboration with relevant staff and/or Board members.
Prepare new project budgets with appropriate staff and the Executive Director.
Preparing monthly analytical reports disaggregated by donor, project, and other variables.
Work with programme officers on their budgets, project expenditure and variances.
Prepare Year-end statutory accounts, working with external accountants and auditors.
Processing invoices and expenses in accounting system.
Administer the payment process to ensure accounts are paid on time
Ensure all financial documents are filed and available for the auditors
Streamlining financial systems and processes; ad-hoc financial analysis.
Monthly bank reconciliation.
Liaising with external payroll firm.

Selection criteria

At least three years’ experience working in the third sector/not-for-profit sector.
At least a part-qualified accountant.
Essential: good working knowledge of QuickBooks.
Excellent MS Office stills essential (Word, Excel).
Excellent organisational and administrative skills.
Ability to multitask, work in a dynamic environment, and to remain calm under pressure.
Ability to deal with sensitive and/or confidential information.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English).
Ability to work independently, as well as in a team.
Sense of humour preferred!


You will need to be based in London, UK, or willing to travel/relocate there at your own expense.

How to Apply

Applications should complete the attach the job application form, note it must address all selection criteria, illustrating how your skills and relevant experience relate to the attached job description.

Please also include a short cover letter detailing your current role, notice period, and confirmation that you are a British or EU Citizen or otherwise have the right to work in the UK.

Please send your application by email to:


The closing date for applications is 09.00 on 29th January 2018

Interviews will take place on the 5th February 2018


For any questions about this role or about the application process, please contact Terry White at .

We regret that we will only be able to reply, and give feedback, to short-listed applicants.

INPUD is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status.

Good luck!


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