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United Kingdom
£65,000 - £70,000 per year
Contract, Temporary, 18 months, Full-time
This recruiter is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. So apply now!
Job description

Our partner is a leading global not for profit working to positively impact the lives of children and youth around the world. They are seeking an experienced individual to lead the Financial Accounting team. This is a maternity cover.


  • Oversight of the financial accounting and transactional accounting teams (including accounts payable, accounts receivable, intercompany and balance sheet).
  • Lead on the preparation of financial statements for the global entity; this includes preparing the financial statements for the US corporate entity (USGAAP) and consolidated financial statements (IFRS).
  • Lead on the preparation for the annual audit
  • Lead in the provision of technical financial advice, and support the senior leadership in understanding the business financial position of the organisation and in ensuring that financial sustainability is maintained. Act as a fresh set of eyes on reviewing their existing processes, working with the finance transformation team on streamlining and integrating these, to reduce current workload whilst maintaining accuracy. This includes developing and improving procedures manuals, policies and guidance; transforming statutory accounting by integrating the production of all legal entity accounts within one team; and leading on training to country and regional office staff.


  • Educated to degree level, holding an accounting qualification.
  • Strong demonstrable background in audit and in preparing financial statements, ideally experience working in a similar capacity within an INGO, both within an HQ as well as programme delivery countries.
  • Experience and understanding of working in a complex global entity, with varied staff and resource capabilities across the country offices, and adherence to controls & compliance.
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills – able to communicate technical information and requirements to non-finance staff, and work effectively with internal and external stakeholders including senior leadership, auditors, regulatory bodies and the finance and audit committee.

This is an 18 month fixed-term contract. At present, members of the team are being encouraged to be office-based once a week. They are seeking someone able to start as soon as possible.

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Accounting for International Development

Accounting for International Development (www-afid-org-uk) offers finance professionals from around the world the opportunity to use their... Read more

Posted on: 14 September 2021
Closing date: 14 October 2021
Job ref: #388
Tags: Finance,Intl Development
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