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Regional Finance Officer - West Africa

Employer
MAG
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 May 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Regional Finance Officer - WA

Manchester City Centre - remote working and HQ office-based when required

Starting salary for this position is £25,272 per annum (plus contributory pension)

The Mines Advisory Group (MAG) is a global humanitarian organisation that finds, removes and destroys unexploded landmines, bombs and munitions from places affected by conflict. We make it safe for communities to use their land again so people can take themselves out of poverty and live without fear. We also provide education programmes, particularly for children, so people can live, work, travel and play as safely as a possible until land can be cleared. Since 1989, MAG has helped over 17 million people in 40 countries rebuild their lives and livelihoods after war.

We are seeking aRegional Finance Officer to join our Finance team, which provides day-to-day financial support and advice to MAG's programmes in countries across the globe. Ideally the candidate will be part qualified. This is an exciting and dynamic role, where your finance skills and experience will help us make a real difference, supporting our lifesaving work across the globe.

You will provide an important bridge between the Finance Managers based overseas and our HQ, producing central management accounts. You will have the ability to provide specialised diagnosis, support and advice on the majority of programme finance issues, related to the role. You will also review variances on contracts and create financial reports for our donors and budget proposals. ?You'll therefore need motivation and excellent communications skills, as well as a background in reporting financial information, including data analysis, variance investigation and general bookkeeping.

This is a fast-paced role, which will require high levels of initiative, pro-activeness and strong multi-tasking skills. It will give you the opportunity to use your finance experience for an international charity. Above all, you will need to be approachable, flexible, have a good eye for detail and be ready to work in a busy and varied role. You will also recognise that good financial support can make a real difference to MAG's success in saving lives and building futures.

Ideally you will be part-qualified in ACA. CIMA, ACCA or equivalent. Strong written and spoken French would be advantageous.

Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For more information on MAG's approach to background checks, please visit our website.

MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.

For further information about the role, and details of how to apply, please visit our websiteby 16th May 2021

Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within three weeks of your application, it means that your application has not been successful.

Applicants who are non-residents of the UK will need to provide documentary evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK.
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