Product Accountant - NGO

Pro-Finance Recruitment Group
London, South East England
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Accountant - Permanent: £35,000 - £42,000 London

For an international NGO based in London, we are recruiting a Project Accountant to support overseas programmes with data integrity, reconciliations and management reporting via robust financial support. Reporting to the Project Accounting Manager, this role will be responsible for several research programmes and the various projects within them. The Project Accountant will provide project management, donor reporting and planning for all stakeholders and will oversee projects through the cycle from set up to closure ensuring all MI and financial reporting are updated and reconciled. This role will manage a Project Finance Administrator

Main Duties:

  • Project Management Support; Work with Programme and Project Managers to ensure financial information is robust
  • Review Project Budgets, ensuring donor requirements are met
  • Be primary point of contact for financial support to stakeholders including donor reporting
  • Ensure correct set-up of Projects on CRM especially financial and contract terms
  • Project Accounting; Maintain set of key project accounting reports for stakeholders including invoicing, reporting and audit requirements
  • Responsible for external financial project reports; manage all project budgets and variances, billing and month-end processes
  • Manage and support all project information for year-end project audit
  • Monthly and quarterly preparation of project journals, forecasting reports

Person Specification:

  • Part or fully qualified accountant
  • Substantial experience of NGO or Charity Project Accounting
  • Experience of budgets, variance analysis and VAT
  • Ideally experience of Sage and CRM / Time / Expense recording systems
  • Experience of research grant or project funding
  • Knowledge of DFID, EU and other funding agency and reporting requirements
  • Experience of working with international partners or clients in an international environment

The Pro-Recruitment Group consists of 3 distinct brands: Pro-Tax, Pro-Legal and Pro-Finance