WIEGO Finance Officer (Part-time)

Remote‌ ‌position‌ ‌-‌ ‌Home-Based‌ ‌Location‌


Women‌ ‌in‌ ‌Informal‌ ‌Employment:‌ ‌Globalizing‌ ‌and‌ ‌Organizing‌ ‌(WIEGO)‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ global‌ ‌network‌ ‌focused‌ ‌on‌ ‌securing‌ ‌livelihoods‌ ‌for‌ ‌the‌ ‌working‌ ‌poor,‌ ‌especially‌ ‌women,‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌informal‌ ‌economy.‌ ‌We‌ ‌believe‌ ‌all‌ ‌workers‌ ‌should‌ ‌have‌ ‌equal‌ ‌economic‌ ‌opportunities‌ ‌and‌ ‌rights.‌ ‌WIEGO‌ ‌creates‌ ‌change‌ ‌by‌ ‌building‌ ‌capacity‌ ‌among‌ ‌informal‌ ‌worker‌ ‌organizations,‌ ‌expanding‌ ‌the‌ ‌knowledge‌ ‌base‌ ‌about‌ ‌the‌ ‌informal‌ ‌economy‌ ‌and‌ ‌influencing‌ ‌local,‌ ‌national‌ ‌and‌ ‌international‌ ‌policies.‌ ‌

The Position

We are currently looking for a part-time Finance Officer, based from home, to support our work around the globe. This is an exciting opportunity to use your finance skills and experience to make a real difference.

Reporting to the Financial Controller and Senior Finance Officers, you will work in a small, friendly team and be responsible for helping to ensure the effective financial administration of WIEGO’s operations.

This will include:

  • Managing day-day-finances:
    • Processing payments and invoices
    • Maintaining accurate accounting records
    • Monitoring spending against contracts
    • Monitoring spending against budgets
  • Compilation of Bank reconciliations
  • Compilation of Purchase Ledger analysis
  • Liaising with staff and contractors on financial transactions and procedures.
  • Dealing with suppliers and general queries.
  • Assisting in the organisation of international and other meetings as required.
  • Any other related duties as required from time to time.

About You 

To be successful in this role, you will either need an AAT qualification (or equivalent) or be studying towards it, or have comparable experience. You will also need previous experience working in a financial role, ideally in the charity sector. The successful candidate will need experience using financial software, preferably Xero Accounting Software and strong Excel skills. You will be working with colleagues based around the world and therefore you should also have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with excellent communication skills. 

What we offer

This is a part time role for 18.75 hours a week, ideally to be worked across five days and between the hours of 8am to 4:30pm UK time, although you don't need to be UK based.  The position is  home-based and successful candidates will need to have their own office and office equipment. 

Salary‌ ‌and terms are‌ ‌dependent‌ ‌on‌ ‌experience,‌ ‌location‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌role‌ ‌profile‌ ‌as defined by WIEGO's Remuneration Policy–‌ ‌this‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌discussed‌ ‌with‌ ‌the‌ ‌successful‌ ‌candidate.

Next Steps

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and a cover letter explaining how you fulfil the above requirements. Please submit this to recruit@wiego.org by the closing date of 22nd August 2022. 

WIEGO is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All applicants are welcome.