Finance & Admin Officer

Remote

Application deadline: 19 May

The Good Food Institute Europe is looking for a Finance and Admin officer, able to use their finance and administrative skills to build a sustainable, healthy and just food system.

GFI Europe ops team working together
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Background to the role

The Good Food Institute Europe (GFI Europe) is at the forefront of the movement to transform meat production in order to solve some of the world’s biggest problems, from climate change and global hunger, to antibiotic resistance and animal suffering.

We work with scientists, businesses and policymakers to make plant-based and cultivated meat (grown directly from cells) delicious, affordable and accessible. Please check out the rest of our website, our 2023 Year in Review and our 2023 Europe Highlights blog post to find out more about who we are and what we do.

We are at an exciting stage in our growth and are looking for a Finance & Admin Officer to support our growing operational workflows.

How you will make a difference

Your role will enable smooth and efficient financial and administrative workflows at GFI Europe. Reporting to the Head of Operations, your work will fall under the following categories:

50% of time – Payment processing and bookkeeping

25% of time – Budget forecast and reporting

25% of time – General administration

Who we’re looking for

You must have:

It would be an advantage to have some or all of the following attributes, but none of them are prerequisites, and we welcome applications from candidates without any or all of them:

We want the best people and we know that building a diverse, inclusive workplace leads to stronger, happier, more productive and resilient teams. We strongly encourage people of every ethnicity, orientation, age, gender, origin, socio-economic background, and ability to apply. Because we value a diverse workplace, we prioritise an inclusive culture absent of discrimination and harassment during the application process and after you join the team.

Benefits and the fine print

Application process

RoundTimelineDescriptionExpected Time Commitment
ApplicationDeadline: May 19thFill in the application form, and complete a short question. Once you’ve submitted the form, you will receive a confirmation email containing a link to a short test (30 min). You will need to complete this test before the application deadline (19th May 2024, 11.59pm CEST) for us to be able to consider your application.1 – 2 hours
Timed assignmentMid to end of MayTwo to three questions simulating the type of work you’d be doing in the role.2 hours
First interviewBeginning of JuneInterviews will be conducted remotely on Zoom.We know that interviews can be especially stressful for candidates. We’ve put together this guide so that you know exactly what to expect from our process and, hopefully, have a more relaxed experience.1h
Second InterviewMid June1.5h

Dates and times of assignments and video calls can be arranged to fit around your commitments.

We want you to have every opportunity to shine and show us your talents – we are happy to make all the reasonable adjustments that we possibly can to make sure the assessment process works for you. Email us at europe-hiring@gfi.org

We really look forward to hearing from you!

Any questions?

Hear from GFI Europe team members Alex and Cez, who answer frequently asked questions about the role. 

If you have any other questions about this role, please do reach out to us at europe-hiring@gfi.org. If you’ve read this far but decided not to apply, please share this job description with someone else in your network who you think might be a good fit for the role! Thank you.

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