Finance and HR Officer

Are you interested in supporting HR and finance functions in a small but vibrant Finance and Operations team?

Role summary

Bliss is looking for a Finance and HR Officer to join our busy Finance and Operations team.

Covering both Finance support, and operating as the sole HR post at Bliss, this is a varied and interesting role at our small and friendly organisation. Reporting to the Senior Finance Officer, you will be the first point of contact regarding all aspects of payroll, day-to-day human resources management and wider workforce development at Bliss, as well as gain experience of AP, AR and management accounting.

You will manage your time effectively across a number of different tasks simultaneously, placing a high emphasis on quality, accuracy, flexibility and efficiency. You will also be able to provide sound advice to senior management and staff, build effective working relationships, use tact and diplomacy when dealing with others and be able to maintain confidentiality at all times.

This role would particularly suit someone who is ambitious to learn about a broad range of finance and HR tasks, and experience at managing payroll or in a customer/supplier facing role will be beneficial.

This is a part-time flexible role (24-28 hours per week). For more information on the role please see the job description, which includes the person specification.

Why work for Bliss?

Bliss values and celebrates the work of its Communications Team and we take pride in our collaborative work culture.

We understand that we all have different priorities at home and we therefore aim to offer a mix of financial and non-financial benefits. Our benefits include financial, health and well-being, lifestyle and career development options:

  • 25 days paid holiday (pro-rata for part-time employees)
  • Flexible working practices, TOIL and a contributory Bliss pension scheme
  • Relaxed work life and dress code, time off for volunteering
  • Interest free season ticket loans, salary sacrifice schemes (cycle to work, payroll giving)
  • 24x7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Family friendly policies
  • Learning and Development via peer to peer, blended, cascaded, self-directed learning, mentoring and coaching

How to apply

Interested applicants are requested to submit the following documents by e-mail to

Alternatively you can apply via post to: HR Team, Bliss, 4th Floor, Maya House, 134-138 Borough High Street, London SE1 1LB. Your application must include the following:

  • CV
  • Supporting statement explaining how you meet the criteria in the person specification
  • Equal Opportunities Form - this will be sent to you when you apply to this role (not required initially)

Recruitment timeline

The closing date for applications is midnight Thursday 31 October and please note that early applications may be prioritised

First round interviews are provisionally scheduled the week beginning 11 November 2019, with the second round interviews provisionally scheduled the week beginning 18 November 2019, both at the Bliss head office

It is Bliss’ policy not to contact applicants who have not been invited for interview so if you have not heard from us by 11 November you should assume that, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note, we request no contact from agencies or media sales.

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