Assistant Finance Officer


21 Hours per week

Mostly based in London, although we are all currently working at home


MRG is seeking a new finance assistant to support in the production of financial reports to donors (including the EU and the FCDO, formerly called DfID). The postholder will also support with the drafting and finalisation of project budgets submitted to donors and contract negotiations and with the supply of evidence and materials to auditors carrying out project audits.

Candidates will need a minimum of 12 months’ finance work experience, including bookkeeping, preparing/assisting in preparation of budgets and financial reports and including experience of using accounts software packages (e.g. SAP, SAGE, QuickBooks, Sun, etc). Also required is extensive and advanced level knowledge and experience of using Excel, a high level of numeracy, a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, good communication skills – spoken and written English and the ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines.

Please see attached job description and person specification.

The postholder will normally be based at MRG’s London office near Liverpool Street station.


For more information, download the job description and person specification.

MRG values diversity.  As an organisation, people with disabilities, and black and indigenous people of colour as well as some other BAME groups are under-represented in our team and thus we particularly welcome applications from these groups.


We are occasionally able to sponsor visas, but only if we cannot find an applicant with an existing right to work in the UK.

How to apply

Please apply with our application form, by emailing it with the Equal Opportunities Questionnaire to by 5pm on Friday 18 September 2020 (London time).

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