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Global Finance Officer

Location: London, Greater London
Sector: Charity
Date Posted: 27/04/2021
Salary: £33,000 - £37,000 per year
Specialism: Finance
Ref: RB15282
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Keen to secure a unique programmes-focused role within a rapidly growing international charity? Are you experienced in donor reporting and looking for a new challenge? Looking for a role that offers brilliant progression potential for the future and an excellent study support package?

If yes, this could be the role for you!

My client is a growing East London based charity who are looking for an Global Finance Officer to join their team on a permanent basis in this newly revised role. This is a unique opportunity for someone who is experienced in donor finance and is looking to take a step up into a stand-alone role that is central to the charity’s operations.

The key duties and responsibilities of this Global Finance Officer role are as follows:

  • Take the lead on the financial management of all donor funded projects for the charity throughout their lifecycle.
  • Full responsibility for preparing project-specific reports for donors on a quarterly basis.
  • Support the Programmes Team in the development of proposals for new projects, ensuring that all overheads have been accounted for.
  • Design reporting templates for each project and provide training sessions for in-country Partners to improve financial understanding as required.
  • Work closely with the Partners to provide invaluable support in the annual budget setting process for each programme.
  • Regularly liaise with partners to ensure they are on track with spending and following up on any issues as required.
  • Be the subject expert for all matters relating to donor compliance and contract requirements, including leading on financial due diligence and agreeing terms.

This is the perfect opportunity for someone with a passion for international development, who is now looking to further their programme’s focused finance career. This role will offer the successful candidate numerous opportunities to develop and grow professionally, whilst reporting into a knowledgeable line manager who will invest in someone ambitious. There is a brilliant study support package on offer, in addition to flexible working arrangements and a competitive salary.  

The successful candidate will have:

  • Part-qualified as an accountant or be actively studying towards a relevant accountancy qualification (ACA/CIMA/ACCA).
  • A background working with donors, ideally within the international charity sector.
  • Experience working in multiple currencies.
  • Strong knowledge of budgeting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  

If you are interested in this Global Finance Officer opportunity, please do not delay in applying as applications are being reviewed daily and the line manager is looking to interview ASAP.

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