Job description

The Opportunity

Save the Children is looking for a Finance manager - Treasury and Member Reporting for 12 months (Maternity Leave)(4 Days/week) you will be responsible for ensuring that funds are requested and received from Save the Children members accurately and within required timescales. The role holder will be responsible for reporting member balances to management and for escalating any issues that arise. This role is critical to ensuring funds are available to country offices for program work.

You will also take the lead in ensuring that quarterly reconciliations with members that are assigned to them are finalised and agreed, and act as a key finance contact to members. They will also have responsibility for ensuring the accuracy and validation of the other Finance Manager - Treasury and Member Reporting colleagues' reconciliations by acting as a check and control point. They will be a knowledge specialist in how all funds flow between Save the Children International and member organisations. They will play a key role in assisting the wider Treasury team in managing the 4 key Treasury risks; Liquidity, Interest, FX and Compliance.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Substantial experience of working at a similar level within a complex organisation.
  • The ability to prioritise an often heavy workload and coach colleagues to deliver a world class service
  • Qualified accountant with relevant finance work experience in a Chartered Accounting, Commercial or NGO environment.
  • Excellent business partnering, negotiating and relationship building skills with a strong customer focus
  • The ability to influence others, to liaise with a wide range of colleagues at all levels and across different cultures and to act with credibility, tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to adapt and adjust working style according to changing business needs in a dynamic environment
  • Strong results orientation, with ability to deliver on time and in full, to find solutions and implement improvements
  • The ability to understand and break down complex technical problems and to translate them into layperson's terms to ensure buy in
  • Excellent analytical skills with an exceptional eye for detail
  • Commitment to Save the Children values
  • Knowledge of UK SORP (Statement of Recommended Practice for Charity Accounting and Reporting) and UK/International GAAP and legal requirements would be desirable

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector with an option of flexible of working hours

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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Refreshed on: 19 November 2019
Closed date: 01 December 2019
Job ref: 1900042U
Tags: Finance