Project Finance Officer

Project Finance Officer

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  • Salary:

    £32k - 34k per year

  • Contact :

    Simon Bascombe

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7311

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Harris Hill is recruiting for a Project Finance Officer to work for this environmental charity based in London.

Reporting to: Project Team Leader
Salary: to £32,000pa
Hybrid working: 1 or 2 days a week in the offices based in London

About the role
The position will be responsible for supporting all of the varied finance, systems and Project Administrative needs of one of the environmental campaigns with a priority of financial and management accounting. 


  • Maintain running budgets of team expenditure
  • Respond to finance queries from both the Forests and Finance teams
  • Prepare and distribute monthly budget updates
  • Draft internal budgets and reports as required
  • Support the team in day-to-day financial transactions, such as payment of consultants and partners

Grant management

  • Assist in all project quarterly & annual reporting, including liaising with project partners, drafting financial and narrative reports, and ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Assist in collating information for, and drafting, fundraising proposals
  • Draft donor and partner contracts
  • Arrange and manage sub-grants to partners
  • Assist with Forests team quarterly planning, including maintenance of a calendar and tracker of campaign activities
  • Act as a liaison between the Forest Campaign and other departments, including Finance, Communications and Fundraising 


  • Maintain comprehensive and organised records of Forests campaign activities, financial information, contacts and historic archives
  • Organise external team meetings and assist in team logistics
  • Range of Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the production of high-quality campaign materials,
  • Arrange translation and printing of external reports
  • Assist in the production of annual campaign strategies for the Forests campaign, and contribute to the charities long-term strategic planning

Person specification

  • Accounting experience/qualification
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office, including Excel/Teams /Sharepoint or Sage
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prepare accurate, relevant and clearly presented financial and narrative reports
  • Ability to clearly articulate financial concepts and prepare high-level financial summaries
  • Strong organisational skills and efficient time management, ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities