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Haywards Heath, West Sussex 12.14 miles
c£30,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Sightsavers is recruiting for a Finance and Risk Officer to work within its NTD (Neglected Tropical Diseases) Finance and Operations team, which manages the finance, risk, contractual and supply chain elements of a portfolio of large NTD grants and contracts.

Under the oversight of the NTD Finance and Risk Manager, the post holder will support the team on the central financial processes required to keep the NTD team programmes running smoothly. The post will also have responsibility for the financial management of a variety of smaller NTD team programmes including USAID funding. It is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and conscientious individual to gain experience of working in an International NGO setting.

About the role:

Key duties will include:

  • Managing the central financial functions of the NTD team, e.g.
  • NTD programme cost recovery process
  • Supporting the wider finance team with central process improvements
  • Monitoring spend for departmental programmes and cost centres
  • Acting as the departmental focal point for the Sightsavers organisational planning process
  • Financial management for a variety of smaller NTD programmes, e.g.
  • Setting up systems and processes for new programmes
  • Working with programme teams to prepare budgets, forecasts, reports etc. for donors and attending donor meetings as required
  • Reviewing budgets and financial reports prepared by partners and Sightsavers country office staff
  • Assisting the team with audit and financial monitoring processes, identifying and escalating any concerns or potential risks
  • Working to align programmes to existing Sightsavers systems such as MyCLAIMS and creating useful Power BI dashboards

We are looking for a proactive individual with:

  • Proven finance and accountancy experience. Working towards an accountancy qualification an advantage
  • Awareness of overseas development context gained through working in the international development, the humanitarian sector and/or relevant sector preferable but not essential
  • Experience of institutional donor or large-scale contract management, in particular experience of USAID funding would be an advantage although training can be provided
  • Experience of working with partners and colleagues with a wide range of financial capacity and providing them with guidance and support
  • French or Portuguese language skills an advantage but not essential

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Proficiency with Excel (essential), knowledge of Power Query and Power BI is desirable.
  • Experience of computer-based accounting systems and purchase ledger or purchase order systems an advantage
  • Strong attention to detail, with a willingness to follow issues through to resolution
  • An appreciation of meeting reporting commitments
  • The ability to communicate effectively and professionally across a variety of cultures
  • Willingness to continuously develop skills and knowledge to remain current with donor funding developments

This role may be for you if:

  • You are proactive and organised by nature
  • You are comfortable taking decisions and have a good sense of when to escalate issues
  • You are quick to notice irregularities, yet you do not lose sight of the bigger picture
  • You enjoy solving problems and have a keen eye for improvement
  • You communicate clearly
  • You are confident holding close working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • You are comfortable working in an international context

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills and it’s an involved role so please read the complete Job Description for further details.

Sightsavers offers a great place to work within easy reach of London and Brighton. This is a full-time role with some flexibility around hours. When we’re back in the office, there will be the opportunity to work from home, but we will need you to be able to attend meetings in Haywards Heath at least a couple of times a month.

We anticipate that remote interviews, including an Excel-based task, will take place w/c 8 February 2021

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Posted on: 15 January 2021
Closing date: 31 January 2021
Tags: Finance
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