Financial Accounting Manager

Recruiter
WaterAid
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£47,500 - £50,000 per annum
Posted
08 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

WaterAid is looking for an Financial Accounting Manager to play a vital role in our mission to transform lives with safe water, sanitation and hygiene in the world’s poorest communities.

Working within the International Finance team, the Financial Accounting Manager will

  • Lead the International Financial Accounting team that supports Heads of Finance in Country Programmes to develop and maintain good financial control environments and to manage key financial risks appropriately.
  • Work across the finance function and with other stakeholders to review, develop, enhance and embed effective financial processes throughout our international programme portfolio.
  • Ensure there is a robust and effective financial control environment in WaterAid UK’s international work.
  • Support the delivery of specific strategic change projects, reviewing existing procedures, ascertaining risks and implementing change.

To be successful, you’ll need to:

  • Be a qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA) with significant senior financial accounting expertise, experience and knowledge. Highly competent in web-based global accounting systems and advanced Excel.
  • Have experience in managing the financial accounting function.
  • Have experience in managing complex finance process analysis, design and improvement initiatives, including defining the approach, structure and operations. Be analytical and results driven.
  • Be self-motivated, and experienced in leading, managing and motivating others and driving change.

By 2030, we want everyone, everywhere to have clean water and sanitation. We need your expertise, passion and professionalism to help us make it happen.

Working with us, you will have access to a wide range of benefits, including flexible working, generous annual leave and additional leave purchase, exceptional pension, employee assistance programme and fitness and social initiatives.

Please note: in order to apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

To apply, please go to https://jobs.wateraid.org/vacancy/financial-accounting-manager-0604/623/description/

Closing date: 22 October 2017.

Interviews will be held in the last week of October 2017.

This vacancy will end one minute before midnight on the closing date specified. No speculative recruiters please.