Deputy Finance Controller (Finance Operations)

Michael Page
£26000 - £33000 per annum + 32 days annual leave and pension
12 Oct 2018
12 Nov 2018
Ross Brown
Contract type
Part time

This is an excellent opportunity for a Qualified or Part Qualified Accountant to join a global charity in Cardiff City Centre.

Client Details

My client is a Global Charity based in Cardiff City Centre who are responsible for running a multi-million pound global project called Erasmus+.


This role supports the UK Financial Controller team with the end to end accounting process across the operation; including month and year end close, and ensures consistent, accurate and robust financial accounting processes in line with accounting practices and corporate policies.

The post-holder is responsible for management of Financial Transactions Processes for the Erasmus+ Grant Programme: Main responsibilities include :

  • Management of 2xFTE Finance Officers; being a point of escalation for any complex transactional queries;
  • Working closely with Delivery Teams to understand in detail and address transactional issues that may arise;
  • Liaising between the Finance Shared Service Centre and the Erasmus+ Delivery Team to deal with any transactional issues that may arise;
  • FCCF reporting requirements and viewing the quarterly FCCF report, and discuss with NA Director prior to submission;
  • Managing exception reports for PO's on a weekly basis;
  • Approve PO's for the Ecorys Grant Payments up to Delegated Authority Limit and Approve Vendor creation
  • Produce a monthly Aged Debtor analysis in line with month end timetable;
  • Prepare and submit the monthly E+ Provision for bad and doubtful debts;
  • Lead on the monthly Recoveries meeting from a finance perspective;
  • Produce a bank vs SAP WBS reconciliation in line with the NA Guide;
  • Produce and submit programme specific reports as follows:
  • JMT KPI 30 day payment report; Waiver report for Finance Quarterly Review Group; JMT Cashflow report and monthly Business Management Report on Cashflow and Treasury;
  • Carry out a bi-weekly review of all grant payments ensuring transactions have been logged correctly onto EPlsuLink and SAP;
  • Review of UK_Cardiff Ecorys Outlook mailbox, ensuring issues raised by Ecorys are dealt with in a timely and professional manner;
  • Review and update transactional processes in liaison with Ecorys ensuring compliance with the EC requirements;
  • Ensure all internal and external audit requirements are met and identified actions are taken promptly and All statutory, corporate and European Commission Erasmus+ requirements are met


You will be either a qualified or Part-Qualified Accountant

You will have ideally worked in a financial accounting environment

You will have good people management skills

you will have good systems skills and ideally have used an ERP system

Job Offer

Salary c£26,000 - £33,000

32 days annual leave

Great pension contributions

flexible working

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