The role of the Grant Accountant is to work as part of the Grants Finance team to provide efficient and effective support in order to manage the compliance and financial risks that relate to donor-funded grants, contracts and other awards.
The organisation we have partnered with is an independent development and humanitarian charity that aims to improve and elevate childrens rights and equality. They offer support and guidance as well as driving changes in practice and policy across the world.
Some of the key responsibilities of the Grant Accountant include:
- Managing charity grants end to end as well as working on commercial contracts
- Review financial aspects of new contracts with Programme Officers and Country Office
- Review and assist with the development of project proposal budgets, budget modifications and contract revisions
- Support the Grants Finance Manager in providing financial training to non-finance staff
- Act as the key focal point for provision of financial donor compliance support
- Critically review donor reporting, provide support and guidance to Programme Officers and producing ad hoc reports when required
- Cost recovery
The Successful Grant Accountant must be actively studying a CCAB professional Qualification with a proven track record working in a similar role, As well as having grant experience from the charity sector the applicant must also have experience working in a commercial company dealing with contracts.
The Grant Accountant must also have strong communications skills, both written and verbal as well as being a good negotiator and having the ability to support non finance people withing the organisation (business partnering)
On offer for the successful Grant Accountant is a salary of up to £43,000 per annum as well as a competitive benefits package.