Project Accountant #294 @ UN Agency

London, UK
c. £42,000 - £44,000
11 Oct 2019
11 Nov 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time

Project Accountant #294

UN Agency

c. £42,000 - £44,000

London, UK

1 year FTC

Our partner is a UN agency working on a range of human rights issues. They are seeking a project accountant, to support them in providing financial oversight, guidance, monitoring and reporting for projects funded by institutional donors, specifically DfID and the EU.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with programmes managers to review and monitor programmes finance, ensuring expenses are properly accounted for.
  • Responsible for grant compliance & reporting, including ensuring integrity of supporting documentation, monitoring the system for accuracy of records, responding to donor & audit queries, and undertaking grants close-outs as required.
  • Carrying out month-end closures

Person Specification

  • University degree in accounting, business or finance, with 5 years of experience in an accounting/finance role; part-qualified and qualified candidates considered.
  • Experienced in project accounting and grants compliance, monitoring and reporting (specifically DfID & EU), within an INGO.
  • Business partner with strong communication skills, ability to communicate effectively with finance and non-finance staff.
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Able to demonstrate the UN Agency’s values of inclusion, integrity and professionalism
  • Excellent command of the English language; French and/or Spanish desirable.

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

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