IGC Finance Administrator

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International Growth Centre


9-month Fixed Term Contract


Finance Administrator


Salary from £33,558 to £38,541 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £41,404 pa inclusive of London allowance


The International Growth Centre (IGC) works with policymakers in developing countries to promote inclusive and sustainable growth through pathbreaking research. We are a global research centre with a network of world-leading researchers and in-country teams and initiatives working across Africa, South Asia, and the Middle East. Based at LSE and in partnership with the University of Oxford, we are majority funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). We work to improve the productivity of people and firms as the key driver of sustainable economic development.


The Finance Administrator sits within the IGC Finance team, based in the IGC’s central London ‘hub.’ The role reports to the Head of IGC Financial Management and is responsible for processing fee claims, expenses, invoices and tax payments across the organisation, as well as maintaining stakeholder contact and relationships across the IGC. 


Candidates should have advanced Microsoft Excel skills, an ability to analyse payment data to identify anomalies and investigate issues, and an ability to work with a range of teams across a large and complex organisation.


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities. Flexible working arrangements are possible within this role.


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.


 To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page.


To find out more about the position, and the IGC, please go to www.theigc.org/about/careers.


The closing date for receipt of applications is 3 October, 2023 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.