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Want to use your skills in accounting, budgeting and forecasting to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?
Join WaterAid as Global Financial Manager to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you'll be joining a 2018 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.
These are exciting times for WaterAid, including for those in finance. At the mid-point of our 2015-2021 Global Strategy we are evolving the shape of the finance leadership and structure to best support the next phase of growth.
Key business change projects are underway to improve financial controls, planning and management reporting across the membership of WaterAid, involving systems, processes and people projects. This role will play a key role in delivering these improvements.
This is full time, 18 months fixed term role.
In this role, you will focus on:
* Global financial planning and reporting
* Global Finance Executive (GFE) support
* Member support
* WaterAid international (WAi) finance support
To be successful, you'll need:
* Professional accounting qualification (CCAB or CIMA);
* Experience in planning, budgeting and forecasting;
* Demonstrable ability to prioritise and co-ordinate across multiple tasks;
* Experience of working in a strategic support capacity with multiple stakeholders;
* Experience of developing finance capacity and capability;
* Experience in problem solving across teams, organisations and countries in an international/multi-cultural organisation;
Visit the WaterAid careers page for a full job pack.
WaterAid benefits include:
36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave We offer a generous pension plan with employer contribution of up to 10%Flexible working conditions, including the opportunity for part-time work and home working up to 2 days a weekSeason Ticket LoanFree annual eye testsPay as You Earn training scheme Pay as You Give charitable giving scheme
WaterAid is currently located at Durham Street, Vauxhall. However, we will be leaving our current location in the summer of 2020. The new location is to be confirmed but will be within zone 1-2 in London. The recruiting line manager will discuss this with you at the interview stage.
We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.
Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter.
Applications will close one minute before midnight on 11 August 2019. Availability for first interview is required w/c 19 August. Second interview will take place w/c 26 August 2019.
Salary: £52,000 - £55,000 with excellent benefits
WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate preemployment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.
WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality.