We are recruiting: Finance and Administration Assistant


We are looking to recruit a Finance and Administration Assistant to join our team at the Federation of Microbiological Societies.

The Finance and Administration Assistant role has been created to assist the accountant and office staff to support the smooth running of the FEMS office. The main focus of the role is on the finance, human resources and administrative processes of this small not-for-profit organization. This includes working with our UK-based accountant; tracking leave and sickness statistics; arranging travel and meeting logistics; ensuring required supplies are ordered and working on diverse activities with other members of the team.

FEMS is a not-for-profit organization, dedicated to supporting microbiologists; promoting the best microbiological research and knowledge, and bringing together microbiologists to share that knowledge. We are growing our reach, network and activities and so are seeking Science Communication Assistant to expand our Communications team.

The role-holder will be expected to have relevant experience in an accounts/administrative based environment with fluency in written and spoken English.

This role is full time, 36 hours per week and fixed term, for a period of 12 months from the start of employment.

The salary range is between EUR 2315 and EUR 2544 per month

Informal enquiries may be directed at Matthew Harvey, Managing Director via matthew.harvey@fems-microbiology.org

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Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the position and why you are applying for this role in your cover letter and include details of at least two referees, one of which must be your current or most recent line manager in your CV.

FEMS supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

FEMS has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the EU.

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