SSAFA – Accounts Assistant (London)



£24,000 – 27,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
London, EC3R
1 year fixed term contract

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time Accounts Assistant in the Finance Department at SSAFA, the UK’s oldest national tri-service military charity.  Please note this contract is fixed term for one year.

About the role

We are seeking an Accounts Assistant for a one-year fixed term contract. The role will involve processing purchase ledger invoices, paying suppliers, dealing with supplier queries, reconciling bank accounts, and assisting with the monthly management accounts process.


To carry out this role successfully you will have experience of working in a small finance team and will be flexible and willing to take on a number of tasks to assist the finance team in supporting its wide base of suppliers and volunteers. You will need to demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail in a complex organisation.

Experience in book keeping and excellent numeracy skills are essential, as is ability to identify errors and make corrections to financial records. You will have good Microsoft Office skills, as well as experience using an accounts or financial management package.

SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


For further information

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Jackie Hall on 0207 463 9405 for an informal discussion.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website

Closing date: Midnight on 9 May 2018

Interviews: Interview date to be confirmed.  If you are invited to attend an interview you will be required to undertake an aptitude test as part of the selection process.

SSAFA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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