Location: London
Contract type: Full-time Fixed Term Contract
Contract length: Until 31st March 2020 
Salary: £29,053 – £33,765

WFD is looking for a Senior Finance Officer to support the CP4D programme.

The Commonwealth Partnership for Democracy (CP4D) works with parliaments in 18 Commonwealth Member States across Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia to improve representation of women, young people, people with disabilities and the LGBT+ community in the democratic process.

This is a new position, reports to the Commonwealth Director with a dotted line to the London finance team.

You will be our senior finance go to person for all CP4D programmes communicating with teams around the globe. You will generate reports and produce analysis of spending, post and monitor overhead schedules, use SAGE, manage invoices, cash advances and funds cash requests and be involved with activities of work around regional and global events.

If your core strengths are Data Processing, Analysis and Communication then we would like to hear from you, in addition you should have the following;

  • Substantial experience in finance and/or accounting
  • Strong numerical skills and a proficient user of Excel and financial accounting software.
  • Experience managing high volume foreign currency via online bank payments
  • Experience training and coaching field-based finance staff
  • Very strong cross-cultural communications skills


Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.

For more information, please download the JOB DESCRIPTION.

How to Apply

Email your CV with a cover letter telling us why you are applying and what makes you a strong candidate for the position to recruitment@wfd.org by the closing date. Please state clearly the JOB TITLE, LOCATION and YOUR NAME in the email subject when submitting your application.

Closing Date: 18.00 (GMT) 26th April 2019.

 Appointments are made on merit and based on fair and open competition. This statement is for information only and does not form part of a contract. Please note: due to the volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.