Action Aid
Cardiff, Cardiff
£22,226 - £22,899 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

This is a fixed term contract working 35 hours per week until 30th September 2022

£22,226 - £22,899 - pro rata

ActionAid is an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty. Our dedicated local staff are ending violence against women and girls and helping change lives, for good. We won’t stop until women and girls are out of danger, out of poverty and on track to create the future they want.

ActionAid UK is looking for a Finance and Assurance Specialist who is passionate about securing women and girl’s rights and helping us to be effective, learn from our work and develop and strengthen our programmes through improved financial management systems and processes.

You will work closely with the ActionAid UK’s Finance and Assurance Manager to deliver high-level financial management support and your skills and experience will reflect this. You are experienced and confident in building strong working relationships and are highly organised, work on your own initiative and able to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.

The Finance and Assurance Specialist will work with the Finance and Assurance Manager to support colleagues in the international development team on business development and programme implementation.

The role sits in the International Development Policy and Practice department, which is comprised of members supporting financial resource mobilisation, grant / contract management, programmatic innovation, research and learning towards this end. 

You will have demonstrable experience in implementing and improving financial management systems, tools and processes in an international development environment and in compliance with different institutional donor funding mechanisms.

ActionAid is committed to driving improvement through digital channels, tools and ways of working.  We will ensure that we provide the technology and the training to enable all staff to perform their roles to the best of their abilities. In return, we ask that all staff are committed to continually improving their digital skills and knowledge within the working environment. Our recruitment processes will evaluate the digital skills of all applicants. 

ActionAid is committed to supporting flexible working. If you would like to discuss flexible working options, including the possibility of a job share for this role, there will be space to do so during the interview process.


Posted on: 07 December 2021
Closed date: 21 December 2021
Job ref: 150607CHJ
Tags: Communications, PR, Fundraising