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Michael Page Finance
£45000 - £50000 per annum
NEF Consulting, New Economics Foundation
£27,000 - £31,000 per year
The Careers & Enterprise Company
£35,000 - £40,000
We have a privileged opportunity to make a difference to the lives of millions of young people and we want you to help us make it happen
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£42000 - £45000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Want to use your skills in Finance to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as a Finance Business Partner to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you'll be joining a 2018 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

The WaterAid Corporate & UK Finance team manages the day to day finance transactions for the UK and supports its budget holders to deliver their plans. WaterAid UK is made up of five directorates; People, Finance and IT, International Programmes, Policy and Campaigns and Communications & Fundraising. This role will work closely with the People, Finance & IT, Policy and Campaigns and parts of the international programmes directorates.

As our approachable, dedicated Finance Business Partner you will ensure best practice in monitoring and evaluating performance by budget holders in line with their multi-year operational plan.

Specifically lead on the budgeting process, develop good quality forecasting, enhance self-service reporting in the UK using technical systems knowledge and provide specialist financial advice for informed decision-making

The role is full time based in our London office and offers flexible working around core hours.

In this role the key accountabilities are to:
1. Regularly advise UK team leaders and senior manager to review financial aspects of their operational plans. 

2. Develop a systematic forecasting process for departments and ensure robust 3 year financial plans are live 

3. Develop enhanced self-service reporting relevant at budget holder and department level that supports optimal decision-making

4. Create efficient finance processes that best deliver the needs of the organisation

5. Provide training and advice to build the financial management competencies of budget holders

6. Work closely with the wider finance and IS team on delivering the organisational priorities

To be successful, you'll need:

  • A professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA)
  • Experience of formulating, overseeing and reporting on operational plans, including KPIs Demonstrable innovative ability; using data and insight to inform recommendations for improvements to processes or activities
  • Proven experience of using insight and analysis to provide trends, inform and drive business decisions
  • Keen interest in information systems, ability to learn new systems quickly
  • Experience of accounting for restricted funds, preferably in an international organisation
  • Adaptability to build effective working relationships with both finance and non-finance colleagues and work collaboratively
  • Highly organised, with the ability to prioritise and co-ordinate multiple tasks and confident to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Positive, proactive and flexible approach

To see full job pack, please click 'Apply'

To apply, please submit your CV and Cover Letter into One Document in either Word Document of PDF format.

Applications will close one minute before midnight on 10th November 2019. Availability for interview is required from 18th -23rd November 2019.

Salary: £42,000 - £45,000 with excellent benefits

Other Information
WaterAid benefits include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • A generous pension plan with an employer contribution of up to 10%
  • Flexible working conditions, including the opportunity for part-time work and home working up to 2 days a week
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Free annual eye tests
  • Pay as You Give charitable giving scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity and Adoption/Surrogacy pay, Shared Parental Leave and Paternity Leave.
  • Sabbaticals
  • Volunteer Day

WaterAid is currently located at Durham Street, Vauxhall. However, we will be leaving our current location in the summer of 2020 (likely to be June/July 2020) and moving to 20 Canada Square, Canary Wharf. Therefore the London Office location and contract base, if you are successfully offered the role, will change. This will be discussed at the interview stage with you.

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority and we take our responsibilities extremely serious. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate pre-employment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality. Should you have a disability and require any additional support, please contact us.

More about WaterAid

WaterAid is on a mission to change normal for millions of people within a generation – by getting clean water, decent toilets and good hy... Read more

Posted on: 17 October 2019
Closing date: 10 November 2019
Job ref: VN178
Tags: Finance

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