£40,000 - £45,000 per year
Contract, 3 months, Full-time
Job description

Our partner is a large, well-known and well-reputed international healthcare charity. They are seeking an experienced finance & grants accountant to support the UK & international finance team with new proposal development and submissions, and grants compliance, monitoring and reporting.


  • Programmes budget management, working as a finance business partner with the programmes team to support with new proposal development and submissions; ensure that budget holders understand any variances; and that restricted and unrestricted income, and match funding requirements are strictly monitored.
  • Lead in preparing grants reports for donors, and for preparing and delivering donor audits.
  • Support the Head of Finance in developing and reviewing internal controls, policies and procedures, and ensuring that these are understood and applied.
  • Undertaking risk assessments, and undertaking financial and risk monitoring visits to ensure effective financial management.
  • Develop the capacity of staff to ensure grant management and financial compliance requirements are understood and adhered to.

Key Requirements

  • Qualified or part-qualified accountant with a strong technical background and understanding and experience of the compliance, management and reporting requirements of institutional donors, including DfID, EU, and USAID.
  • Experience of charity SORP, and experience of working in a multi-country, multi-currency environment.
  • Experience in strengthening internal controls, and in building the capacity of colleagues, both in the UK and internationally.
  • Strong financial analysis, management accounting and reporting.
  • Strong IT and systems skills, including advanced Excel skills.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with finance and non-finance staff, both in the UK and overseas. Strong cultural awareness.

Immediate start preferred. Candidates are being shortlisted and interviewed as they apply, and so early applications are strongly encouraged.

Please note, this role is only open to candidates with the right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship. They anticipate that the successful individual will be home-based for the duration of the contract.

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Posted on: 03 November 2021
Closed date: 03 December 2021
Job ref: #376
Tags: Finance, Intl Development