About the Role
It is a very exciting time for Leonard Cheshire’s International Team with our ambitious but well-planned growth strategy beginning to gain momentum. We are looking for people to join us on this journey of growth. This role is responsible for managing the day to day finance function and supporting the International Finance Business Partner in developing and maintaining financial controls and systems. The role also requires expertise and guidance for managing large and complex donor funded budgets, ensuring effective and rigorous monitoring, control and reporting.
You will be a qualified accountant and will have a comprehensive understanding of managing finances in an International NGO which operates within complex, multi-donor and multi country programmes. A sound knowledge of accounting, taxation and other compliance requirements for international charities is imperative as is the ability to build capacity across a network of international finance managers embedding good practice. You will be able to work well autonomously as well as part of a wider team and will seek to build engaged relationships with all your stakeholders.
About Leonard Cheshire
We are Leonard Cheshire – supporting individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. We’re at the heart of local life – opening doors to opportunity, choice and support in communities around the globe. Through pioneering research and innovation, we are building a fairer, more inclusive society that recognises the positive contributions we all make, and where we are all proud to play our part. Our international development programmes support children in school and disabled adults into employment across Africa and Asia.
What we Offer
• Fair and competitive pay rates
• A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover
• Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
• Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates
• A Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire who are excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with a disability.
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.
Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.
Closing Date: 5 January 2020