Finance Officer

Reports to: Head of Finance

Location: Kennington Park, London, SE11

Working Hours: Full time. Flexible working and fewer hours will be considered

Salary: circa £30,000 per annum

Who we are

Trees for Cities is an independent charity that works with local people to transform urban spaces in cities across the UK and overseas. We work with local communities and partners to plant trees and green cities through urban woodland and neighbourhood tree projects, and to green schools through tree planting and Edible Playgrounds projects.

What we’re looking for

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and motivated individual to join our team to manage all income into the charity and ensure other aspects of the finance department run efficiently. The finance officer will:

  • Be a part qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, AAT or equivalent) with experience in a busy finance department with responsibilities for similar tasks
  • Work effectively as part of a team, and be willing to provide support to colleagues
  • Be able to prioritise and time manage effectively, working to targets and deadlines
  • Have an interest in the urban environment and an enthusiasm for urban trees

How to apply

Click here to view full job description. Download and complete the application form and submit by email to with the subject heading ‘Finance Officer’ 

Deadline for applications is 9am Wednesday 23 October 2019 with interviews expected from week commencing 28 October 2019.

If you are selected for interview you will normally be contacted within two weeks of the closing date. If you do not hear from us within this period then you should assume that, unfortunately, on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

Trees for Cities is an equal opportunities employer.