Interim Project Accountant #879

Location
Hybrid, London UK
Salary
c. £50,000
Posted
03 Apr 2024
Closes
03 May 2024
Contract type
Interim
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Interim Project Accountant #879

c. £50,000

Hybrid, London UK

3 month FTC

Our partner is seeking an interim Project Accountant to offer support to the full cycle of grants, and to support in the proper financial management and reporting of their programmes around the world. 

Responsibilities

  • Monitoring programmatic activity and spend, and maintaining the grants management tracker tool.
  • Preparing financial information for internal reporting, and assisting in the preparation of the programmes finance elements on statutory financial statements
  • Overseeing the financial administration of programmes grants. This includes reviewing concept notes and proposals, preparing donor and sub-grant agreements, setting up grant codes, and preparing donor reports.
  • Supporting on budget proposal development and refinement for new grant proposals; and ensuring that donor and the foundation rules on accounting, procurement and project implementation are adhered to.
  • Supporting in reviewing and approving due diligence assessments on potential partners, and carrying out monitoring visits and audits of projects.

Person specification

  • Accountant with at least 3 years of experience in programmes financial accounting & reporting; developing and managing administrative systems; and budgeting, forecasting and cashflow monitoring.
  • Experience of institutional grant budget proposal development, compliance, monitoring and reporting; this includes experience in managing DfID, EU, ECHO, German government, Swedish government, and USAID funding.
  • Excellent numeracy & financial analysis skills
  • Intermediate/advanced knowledge of MSOffice, especially MSExcel
  • Excellent command of the English language, both in a written and oral capacity.
  • Strong business partnering skills, including experience of working with field staff in an INGO setting.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise and meet deadlines.

The organisation offers hybrid working with the successful candidate expected to be in the office in London 1-2 days/week. This is a fixed-term contract with an immediate start preferred. 

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

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