Finance Business Partner #875

Hybrid, London UK
£45,000 - £48,000
15 Apr 2024
15 May 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Finance Business Partner #875

c. £45,000 - £48,000

Hybrid, London UK


Our partner is a global charitable foundation with programmes spanning across different areas including education, health & nutrition, empowering agricultural communities and establishing sustainable livelihoods.

The UK office is responsible for raising funds from institutional donors and governments across Europe, and works with partner organisations around the world to identify, apply for and manage these grants.

Key Responsibilities

  • Designing and strengthening financial systems, procedures and controls on grant management and compliance, regularly reviewing and updating these; and training staff as required
  • 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.
  • Supporting in the preparation of and implementing the recommendations of donor grant audits.
  • Undertake overseas travel (around 2-3 trips a year)

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.

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

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