Accounting & Systems Officer #729

Hybrid working, UK
c. £40,000
25 Jul 2022
25 Aug 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Accounting & Systems Officer #729

c. £40,000

Hybrid working, UK

6 months FTC to perm

Our partner works to offer a comprehensive medical response during any humanitarian crisis overseas; in addition to deploying trained medical personnel, they have the capacity to set up primary health facilities and field hospitals.

They are seeking an Accounting & Systems Officer to support them through a period of growth, and at a time when they are responding to the crisis in Ukraine. This is 6 month fixed term contract, with the possibility of becoming a permanent role


  • Work with the Head of Finance in developing budgets for grant proposals, in the set up of grant management, compliance and reporting requirements.
  • During an emergency response, look to establish processes and systems, working with implementing partners to ensure compliance, working with them to provide day-to-day accounting and resource management oversight and support, and advise them on contractual obligations and requirements of grants and other partner organisations.
  • Prepare monthly management accounts, working with budget holders to understand variances and forecasts.
  • Act as a finance business partner working closely with the logistics and operations teams in the UK and on the ground, providing accounting, financial and grants management advice and support as required.
  • Contribute to ongoing systems review and strengthening


  • PQ or qualified accountant with experience of the financial operations of an international charity, experience within a humanitarian NGO is desirable.
  • All round experience of reviewing and developing controls, processes and systems, budget creating, monitoring and reporting, and grants management, compliance and reporting.
  • Strong finance business partner, with experience of working with non-finance teams as well as implementing partners, providing finance coordination and support on the ground.
  • Demonstrable understand and knowledge of procurement processes.
  • Strong systems knowledge and experience.
  • Able to manage a complex grant and project portfolio.
This is a 6 month role, with the possibility of being converted to a full-time role. The organisation offers hybrid working, with the individual expected to be office-based once a week. This role is only open to those with the right to work in the UK.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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