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This is a rewarding role, combining accounting work alongside day-to-day engagement with local volunteers across the organisation.
- Ewell, Surrey
- Monday to Friday; 9am to 5pm
- Up to £34,000 depending on experience + competitive benefits
About The role/person
Samaritans has 201 branches in 13 regions across the UK and Republic of Ireland. We are recruiting for an assistant accountant to oversee the finances of our central charity branches and regions, and to provide support to affiliate branches where required.
Preferably as a part-qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIPFA or equivalent) or qualified accounting technician (AAT) with significant experience, you will oversee the ongoing budgeting, accounting and treasury management arrangements for our branches and regions as well as proposing and implementing improvements to systems and processes to ensure that these are fit for the future.
We are looking for a positive, confident communicator who can take ownership of this interesting and varied role. You’ll be comfortable liaising with colleagues and volunteers at all levels across the charity and able to manage competing priorities.
Samaritans is an internationally recognised volunteer-led charity, with a national, regional and local presence. We provide support to people who are struggling to cope - last year our volunteers responded to a call for help every six seconds. With more than 20,000 volunteers and around 150 staff, we have been providing emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for over 60 years.
You’ll be based at our friendly head office on a beautiful millpond in Ewell, Surrey - just a 30-minute train journey from Waterloo and 15 minutes from Wimbledon. As an employer we offer a good range of benefits, including 25 days’ holiday plus 3 ‘well-being days’, free parking and Health Cash Plan.
Please download and read the full job description, post benefits form and application form below. Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected] no later than 9am on 29 April 2019. Interviews will be held on 10 May 2019.
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