Grants Finance Officer

Recruiter
Allen Lane
Location
Woking
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
20 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is an international humanitarian organisation that is committed to fighting poverty, violence and injustice towards young people in over 70 countries around the world. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an impressive part-qualified accountant to join the charity, helping to mould a brand new role in their finance team.

The job:

  • Coordinate and monitor Regional Offices (ROs), Country Offices (Cos) and National Offices (NOs) effort to financially close grants and liquidate partner advances.
  • Provides support to COs and NOs to ensure the grants financial data (budget, income and expenditure) held in the PII accounting software is cleansed, maintained and collated so accurate period end reports can be produced.
  • Provides guidance and training to offices to enable effective use of financial systems for monitoring and tracking performance, use of funds, financial reporting, forecasting and budgeting with regards to grants finances.
  • Supports the quarter and year end processes.

The successful candidate will be part-qualified in a recongnised accountancy qualification and have knowledge of how financial accounting and grant accounting interact. They will have a very good command of Excel and multi-currency accounting packages and experience in using SAP is desirable. Strong communication skills and analytical skills are also a must.