Senior Financial Accountant

Amnesty International

Are you an experienced financial accountant looking to use your expertise to support our mission for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all?


Support the Financial Accounting Manager in the delivery of the Global Annual Accounts and Statutory Audit, in establishing effective Balance Sheet management and maintaining an accurate Balance Sheet for the UK based entities of the IS. Produce internal management analysis and forecast and statutory financial reporting for the Charitable subsidiary.


You will have proven experience of leading organisational change and applying good practice in financial controls, preferably in an international environment. With the ability to build trust and collaboration with colleagues at all levels internationally.

In this role you will be providing critical support to the Financial Accounting Manager, demonstrating that you are a team player who can manage your own workload, prioritise effectively, and achieve multiple tasks within tight timelines.

You will be ACA (or equivalent) qualified with a strong technical background and an eye for detail, you will also be ready to take full advantage of the range of opportunities to put your excellent relationship skills and technical knowledge into practice.


Statutory Reporting

  • Support in the production of the annual financial statements for the Group
  • Co-ordinate the completion of the year-end process for the IS London office

Management Accounts and Payroll

  • Review the monthly payroll reports; investigate any variances and verify calculations
  • Assist in the review and posting of the monthly payroll journals to the Finance system

Systems support and development

  • Support in the delivery of the new finance system implementation project through the production of testing and training materials; perform UAT as directed by the project management team

Balance Sheet

  • Maintain an accurate Balance Sheet for the IS London; ensure regular reconciliations are performed and reviewed



  • A qualified account (ACA, ACCA, CCAB, or equivalent qualified)

Work Experience

  • Strong financial accounting and control experience
  • External and/or internal audit experience (desirable)
  • Experience in preparation of statutory accounts (preferred)

Please see the attached job description for more information on responsibilities, skills and experience required


Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world.

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

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If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let’s get to work.

N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.**

How to apply

Closing date: 11-Oct-22