International Finance Manager

Randstad Financial & Professional
United Kingdom
£40000 - £44000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
About Our Client

With Headquarters in London and field offices in 12 countries worldwide, this charity is dedicated to delivering their vision to those in need. Their aim is to tackle poverty by developing innovative and sustainable solutions enabling communities to live in dignity and independence. They are currently working in 70 countries and have live appeals to support causes such as the Syrian Crisis, European Refugee Crisis and Iraq Emergency appeal, to name a few.

Job Responsibilities:

- Lead the finance team to set up a fit-for-purpose International Programme Finance function
- Create and maintain systems and processes which meet the highest standard of compliance for institutional donors, regulators and internal requirements
- Develop quality and insightful management information regarding all programme actitivies
- Guide, train and build capacity at the country offices ( approx 5 trips a year to field offices)
- Carry out financial risk assessments of the Programme to identify financial risks and ensure any recommendations are implemented
- Manage the financial processing relating to field offices, giving guidance on systems, ensuring controls are in place and that there is a fit for purpose manual that is up to date and adhered to

Preferred Skills:

- Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA)
- Minimum 2 years post qualification experience
- Experience of multi-currency accounting and reporting
- Experience of conducting field visits for the purpose of monitoring and evaluation
- Experience of creating systems and fit for purpose processes
- Extensive knowledge of technical operating principles, practises and problems of governmental accounting, INGO accounting, budget control, procurement, collection, licensing, insurance claims and payroll administration procedures
- Experience of supporting the financial elements of institutional donor programmes such as ECHO, EC, UN etc

Personal Attributes:

- Strong analytical, reporting and communication skills
- Highly computer literate with knowledge of Excel, MS Office and financial software - MS NAV desireable
- Foreign Language skills
- Ability to work under pressure and meet competing deadlines
- Ability to understand complex financial and written information accurately
- Experience leading a finance team

If you feel you have the relevant experience and are interested in this role then please send your CV through.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
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