Grants Accountant #880

Hybrid, London UK
c. £45,000
24 May 2024
14 Jun 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Grants Accountant #880

c. £45,000

Hybrid, London UK


Our partner is seeking an experienced Grants Accountant. This role will be impactful, and lead on the financial management of their complex grants portfolio – covering grants from institutional donors as well as foundations. You will be joining a small knit team, working on a range of impactful human rights programmes.


  • Lead on developing budgets for grant proposals, ensuring these are done on a full cost recovery basis.
  • Finance business partner, supporting budget holders in their financial management of grants, updating them on their monthly expenditure, including allocations, and assisting them with any queries they might have.
  • Leading on the monthly and quarterly grant reporting, including consolidating partner expenditure for grants, and ensuring that all internal and donor compliance requirements are met.
  • Lead on preparations for and delivery of grant audits.
  • Lead on managing grant partners – undertaking due diligence, reviewing documentation, supporting with meeting grants compliance & reporting requirements, and in addressing any queries.


  • Experienced grants accountant (qualified or PQ), with exposure to full grants cycle management, covering proposal development, compliance, reporting, audit and close-out.
  • Demonstrable experience of budgeting and analysis.
  • Strong business partnering skills, with experience of working with finance and non-finance staff, and partners/grantees, including undertaking due diligence.
  • Strong communication skills – oral and written, including strong report writing skills.
  • Intermediate/advanced MSExcel skills.
  • French is desirable.

This is a permanent role. It is open to those candidates with the right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship. The organisation offers hybrid working, with the successful candidate expected to be in the office at least one day/week in London.

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