London, Greater London
£40,000 - £45,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Actively Interviewing
Job description

Our partner is a healthcare charity, who after experiencing growth over the last 12 months, is seeking to recruit an all-round project accountant & finance business partner, who in addition to supporting finance staff in the country offices overseas, will be willing to work on a range of tasks, as required by the organisation.


  • Support in preparing budgets and in reviewing project- and country-specific forecasts
  • Review monthly management accounts, analysing these and providing feedback to senior staff.
  • Acting a business partner to the country finance teams, reviewing their month-end checklists, reviewing donor reports, and supporting in the preparation of grant and annual audits.
  • Providing guidance, technical support and coaching to the country finance teams on financial accounting & internal controls, internal reporting, and donor compliance and reporting queries.
  • Support the programmes and fundraising team in the development of budgets for new donor proposals.
  • Undertake analytical tasks, and any other ad hoc tasks as required by the team


  • Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA) with a experience of financial accounting & strengthening internal controls, and at least 3 years of experience in a business partnering role within an international charity.
  • Experience in developing and monitoring budgets, forecasts, preparing & reviewing management accounts, and undertaking analysis.
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills (in English).
  • Strong IT skills, specifically advanced MSExcel skills.
  • Demonstrable experience of business partnering and relationship building skills. Able to work effectively with a range of stakeholders, and demonstrate sensitivity when working with overseas staff.
  • Flexible, understanding that they will be coming to an environment with varied workload and able to manage this and take on a range of tasks.
  • Trouble shooter and problem solver
  • Working knowledge of French is desirable but not essential

The role is only open to those with the right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship. The organisation offers hybrid working with the individual expected to spend one day every 10-12 days in the London office. 

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Posted on: 05 January 2022
Closing date: 04 February 2022
Job ref: #395
Tags: Finance, Intl Development