London, Greater London
£35,000 - £37,500 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Our partner works to support people affected by conflict. They are seeking an early career finance officer, with a background in working in an international charity to take on a hands-on grants compliance and management role,  with a strong element of business partnering & capacity building.



  • Grants management. This includes keeping grants records up-to-date, analyse and report on grants expenditure versus budget, update financial forecasts on grants, and prepare for and coordinate grants audits.
  • Lead on producing financial reports for donors. This includes working with partner organisations to develop their financial processes, and to coordinate and improve their financial reporting.
  • Ensure that the organisation, and its partners understand and are adhering to the grants compliance requirements of their donors.
  • Lead on tracking of overhead & staff costs from the grants.
  • Support in preparing and updating the organisational budget and forecasts, and in the development and preparation of budgets for new funding proposals.



  • Part qualified or qualified accountant with at least 2 years’ of experience working in a charity finance role for an INGO.
  • A good understanding of fund accounting, and the grants compliance and reporting requirements of institutional donors, including FCDO and USAID.
  • Experience in supporting in budget creation & developing budgets for funding proposals, and in undertaking budget analysis.
  • Strong reporting writing skills in English.
  • Good knowledge of controls & processes, and comfortable supporting partners in developing these. Some experience of capacity building is strongly desirable.
  • Excellent business partnering skills, able to work effectively with a range of stakeholders in the UK and overseas.
  • Knowledge of French is strongly desirable

This role is open to those candidates with the right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship. The organisation is offering hybrid working with the individual expected to be office-based in London for 2 days/week. 

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Posted on: 01 December 2021
Closed date: 31 December 2021
Job ref: #397
Tags: Finance, Intl Development