Regional Finance Manager

Michael Page
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£40000 - £42000 per annum
16 Sep 2020
23 Sep 2020
JN -092020-1228636
Katie Smith
Job role
Public sector
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Michael Page are recruiting for a French speaking Finance Manager, this is an amazing opportunity to support a global charity. The role is to provide a high quality financial business partnering service to the Programmes Team, for a portfolio of Country Programmes, including financial modelling, analysis & review, financial reporting and transnational accounting services.

Client Details

The client is a large established international organisation, they are established in their field and looking to add a Regional finance manager. This role will require international travel.


The key responsibilities of the Regional Finance Manager are:

  • Ability to speak French fluently
  • International travel to Africa
  • Act as Financial Business Partner to a Regional Director, supporting the Financial Management of a Portfolio of Country Programmes
  • Support the Programmes Team in the drafting and monitoring of budgets and forecasts, including variance analysis and exception based reporting.
  • Support the development and review of new business proposals, scrutinising direct and indirect cost coverage, financial alignment with project workplans and client/donor requirements.
  • Supervise the production of grant/contract financial reports, including contract billing and cashflow forecasting/management.
  • Review Country Programme balance sheet accounts, analysing key trends and material variations.
  • Lead the monthly financial close process for a Portfolio of Country Programmes
  • Provide Remote and on-site Financial Management support to Country Programmes
  • Support the Finance Team in the production of financial information for grant/statutory audits
  • Provide input into the recruitment and selection of Country Finance Managers.
  • Manage and motivate departmental staff to perform to a high standard, conducting appraisal meetings in line with organisational policy and agree and review progress towards individual targets on a regular basis.


In order to be successful in applying for the Regional Finance Manager you will be:

  • Qualified Accountant - Essential
  • Fluent in French - Essential
  • Happy with international travel - Essential
  • Experience in all the above

Job Offer

£42,000 + Great company to work for + Pension + International Travel

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