International Programme Accountant, Central London – Charity, up to GBP40,000
An exciting new finance opportunity is now available in a large international relief charity, in offices based in Central London. The role will report into the Head of Finance as part of a large finance team and will be responsible for business partnering with an International region along with full financial reporting and will manage one junior.
· To be the finance contact for the region through planning, budgeting and forecasting
· To update the Planner forecasting tool monthly with known changes to forecast for general and restricted funds for the region and respective Global Teams
· To ensure that monthly forecasts reconcile to the agreed regional and Global Team financial framework allocations
· To analyse, interpret and report on the region’s consolidated budgets, assessing the implications and recommending possible courses of action to the Head of Region and respective Global Team Leaders
· To attend regional management meetings to input on financial and business issues, present findings and make recommendations for action.
· To actively engage and participate on regional strategic projects to ensure financial systems, financial controls and risk management activities are implemented appropriately
· To manage and mentor a junior member of the team (Finance Officer)
· To provide meaningful regional and global team analysis on financial performance
· To provide managers with knowledgeable, proactive advice and guidance on financial issues
Key Skills & Qualifications:
· Newly qualified/part qualified finalist level accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
· Donor reporting experience required
· Strong Not for Profit experience desired
· Strong audit and internal controls knowledge with the ability to highlight weaknesses and make appropriate recommendations
· Highly computer literate with advanced knowledge of MS Office and computerised accounts systems
· Ability to assimilate complex financial and written information quickly and accurately
· Strong analytical and reporting skills
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