Programme Finance Adviser

Robertson Bell
31 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Robertson Bell Finance is working with an international children's charity to recruit a Project Accountant to join their team. This is an exciting organisation with a growing finance function who are increasing the amount of work they are doing worldwide and looking to bring on an experience Project Accountant to help them manage this growth. The Programme Finance Adviser will work with project managers across countries in the Middle East on a range of projects and provide effective financial support to these partners. Reporting into the Head of Programme Finance, this role will also be responsible for providing compliant donor reports and setting up appropriate reporting processes for overseas teams. The range of projects that this position oversees will offer great exposure to the work that this organisation does and valuable experience reporting to a number of different international donors. The Project Accountant will be involved right from the bidding stage and this position offers a great opportunity to get involved in a really important role within the organisation. The successful candidate will gain exposure to; budgeting, forecasting, financial donor reporting and combine this with high level business partnering with both finance and non- finance staff based overseas in developing countries and in the UK. Travel is an integral part of this role and there is the opportunity to travel to some of the countries in which this organisation work. The successful candidate will either be a qualified, part-qualified (or QBE) accountant and will come either from a similar position in another charity or from practice, looking to move into the international charity sector. Strong interpersonal skills are essential as these will enable the ideal candidate to communicate at all levels both with finance and non-finance staff. This is a really exciting opportunity to become part of a growing, highly regarded organisation doing incredible work around the world and there is great potential for progression within the organisation. If this position is of interest, please apply early as this role may be filled before the closing date.