Programmes Accountant #274 @ Humanitarian INGO

Location
London (with travel), UK
Salary
c. £36,000
Posted
05 Jun 2019
Closes
02 Jul 2019
Ref
www.afid.org.uk #274
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Programmes Accountant #274

Humanitarian INGO

c. £36,000

London (with travel), UK

Our partner is a leading humanitarian and development organisation. They are seeking an international programmes accountant to oversee and support the accounting, financial management and grant compliance of their programmes in Africa.

Key Deliverables

  • Oversee financial processing, maintain the integrity of financial information, and ensure country finance staff are aware of and adhere to the financial and grant framework of the organisation.
  • Review accounting processes and undertake risk assessments; make and implement process improvements; monitor these and mentor staff as appropriate.
  • Review and process grant agreements, grant transfers and office cashflow requests for the region
  • Maintain oversight of the programmes finances, and ensure expenditure remains in line with budgets.
  • Provide support to programmes teams with budget and forecast preparation, and ensure donor financial reporting is accurate and delivered on time.
  • Provide analysis and insight on financial performance
  • Oversee and mentor country finance staff

Person Specification

  • Experienced management accountant, with familiarity of budget preparation and monitoring, and grant compliance, management and reporting.
  • Knowledge of developing internal controls and financial management systems, and risk management experience.
  • Strong business partner experience, working with multiple stakeholders in the UK and overseas, and able to deal with them with tact.
  • Adaptable, flexible and able to pick things up quickly.
  • Willing to travel to the Middle East & North Africa as required.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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