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Assistant International Accountant


Assistant International Accountant

Employment Type

2 Years Fixed-Term Contract

Contract Type

Full Time

Hours per Week



£18,000 - £20,000 



Application Deadline


What you’ll be doing

Muslim Aid is looking for an Assistant International Accountant to join their team in the London office and work closely with the overseas finance teams.

Reporting to the International Finance Team Leader you will be responsible for assisting colleagues (including those within the International Programme Department team) in the preparation of budgets and monthly management accounts including international activities.

You will ensure all income and expenditure is recorded correctly in the accounts and in line with the approved budgets for the international projects. Working closely with budget holders this role will give you some exposure to finance business partnering as well as hand on accounting skills and analysis work.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing charity, where you will have exposure and involvement with the re-engineering of finance processes internationally which will be a real CV enhancing experience. How you communicate finance to a non-finance audience will be vital, as is a desire and passion to learn and develop your skills.

Who we are looking for:

The successful candidate will be working towards their accountancy qualification (ACA, CIMA or ACCA) and have 1-2 year’s experience of management accounts. Experience of the charity sector is not essential but is highly welcomed and you must be genuinely excited by the prospect of joining a world leading charity such as MA.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in an international organization, with an understanding of grant funded international work and relevant compliance requirements. They will have the ability to interpret financial information with sound organisational, interpersonal and presentation skills. Prior experience develop relationships across departments at multiple levels an in an international / multi-cultural organisation will be advantageous.

Please see the job description and person specification for detailed information about the skillset and experience we require.

How to apply

To apply please submit your cover letter (no more than 1 page) and CV to