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Head of Finance for Human Rights Charity [128]

c £45,000- £50,000
London, UK

Permanent

Our partner is a dynamic human rights charity supporting vulnerable refugees and migrants to overcome the barriers they face to integrate, develop and thrive in the UK.

They are seeking a head of finance and resources to join their leadership team. The role will combine strategic leadership and effective operational management of all support services.

Key Deliverables

  • Ensure the charity has robust financial and legal governance and long term planning in place
  • Become part of the leadership team providing input to strategy and deputising for the CEO
  • Oversee and develop income generation and fundraising strategy
  • Oversee and develop their financial management systems
  • Ensure there is a comprehensive, regularly reviewed suite of policies and procedures
  • Keep HR policies up to date
  • Provide support to trustees and ensure appropriate information, advice and analysis is given in relation to governance, finance, risk and health and safety

Person Specification

  • Fully qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA, CIPFA)
  • Experience providing financial information and annual reports to the trustee board
  • Able to communicate complex financial and legal issues
  • Experience of long term financial forecasting and risk management
  • Able to communicate with non- finance specialists to produce and monitor budgets
  • Able to lead, manage and supervise the Finance and Resources team

Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Senior Financial Accountant for INGO [130]

c. £40,000
London, UK

Contract (9 Months)

Our partner is a large INGO supporting people globally. They are seeking a senior financial accountant to take lead in the development and integration of the financial reporting in overseas offices and support the financial accounting manager in ensuring regional office financial functions and reporting methods are fit for purpose.

The finance department is accountable for approximately €275m of annual funds raised for work across the world. The finance team exist to ensure accountability of the funds donated or granted, from effective resource allocation, to reporting to donors on project spend, to assisting in global income growth.

Key Deliverables

  • Provide financial accounting support to set up new overseas offices and new legal entities including coordinating technical support and training for overseas finance staff
  • Prepare notes on tax issues, deadlines and reporting requirements for regional offices
  • Take lead on supporting overseas offices to set up efficient, accurate and timely financial reporting.
  • Provide assistance in using IS systems (SUN, IPOS, Concur) and support the Accounts payable team decentralise system processes through training sessions and creating templates

Person Specification

  • Qualified accountant (ACA or CCAB equivalent)
  • Strong financial accounting and control experience
  • Audit and tax review experience
  • Experience leading, managing and implementing organisational change
  • Ability to communicate effectively with non- finance staff

Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Finance Officer for Healthcare Organisation [129]

c. £25, 000- £28, 000
London, UK

Contract (1- 3 Months)

Our partner is a leading healthcare organisation. Their work focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of tropical diseases, child health and nutrition, and policy, advocacy and behaviour change.

They are seeking a finance officer to join their team in London.

Key Deliverables

  • Provide monthly reports, including monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare financial reports for each donor/ partner
  • Maintain and update the fixed asset register
  • Provide necessary data and evidence for internal audit reports
  • Work to ensure compliance with local statutory law

Person Specification

  • Qualified or part- qualified accountant
  • Experience in processing payroll
  • Strong ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks

Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

International Project Auditor [165]

c£40,000 - £50,000 | c50% Global Travel
London, UK

Permanent

A truly exciting position in a leading firm, ranked Top 10 internationally that operates worldwide, providing services to International Development funding institutions such as the EC, UN and World Bank from its network of over 300 offices globally. 
 
Leading UK accountancy firm, with over 300 offices worldwide across 100 countries, seeks outgoing auditor(s), passionate about International Development, to join their very successful specialist International Funding Institutions team in London. They have several roles available for semi-senior and senoir candidates.
 
The roles will suit candidates with a sense of adventure and a love of travel, both attributes that are crucial to auditing internationally funded projects that are located throughout the world. There is an excellent career path in this rapidly expanding field of work which can involve a gradual move to more UK-based management role or alternatively an overseas posting to one of the firm’s IFI branch offices in Africa, Asia or Latin America.
 
Complete expenditure audits of projects funded by international funding institutions in a range of sectors from emergency aid, to long term development in areas such as agriculture, health or infrastructure, to more commercial projects such as SME development or technical research. Additionally, you will provide on the job training and guidance to more junior team members throughout the assignment process. This role includes considerable travel on assignments to any part of the world (40-50%). 
 
Personal attributes:
  • Qualified or part qualified ACA / ACCA / CIMA accountant 
  • At least two years of audit experience 
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Sound technical and analytical skills, report writing and presentation skills
  • Language skills desirable not essential: French, German or Spanish 
  • Passionate about international travel and willing to work in international locations for 50% plus of the time 
Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest. 

International Programme Finance Manager for INGO [127]

c. £46, 000
London, UK

Permanent

Our partner is an INGO working globally to support people affected by conflicts and natural disasters.

They are seeking an international programme finance manager to join their team in London. In this exciting role you will cover their largest emergency programme and work with some of their most remote partners including those in Mongolia and Timor Leste.

Key Deliverables

  • Provide support in the financial management of overseas offices, international programmes and restricted funds
  • Manage budgeting and forecasting processes

Person Specification

  • Qualified accountant
  • Ability to develop financial systems to support international operations
  • Experience of supporting programmes with budget and forecast preparation
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills

The role will be based in London with up to 4 weeks travel a year.

Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Finance Officer for Leading Healthcare Charity [125]

c. £28,000
London, UK

Contract (5 Months)

Our partner is a leading healthcare charity operating throughout Africa. They work to create lasting health changes within some of Africa’s most vulnerable and remote communities.

They have a small team based in the UK and are seeking a finance officer for a 5 month contract.

Key Deliverables

  • Maintain the purchase, income and intercompany ledgers
  • Month end control checks and reconciliations
  • Produce and monitor cash flows regularly
  • Support the finance team with procurement and project work

Person Specification

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA or relevant professional experience
  • Experience in using Quickbooks
  • Experience with restricted / unrestricted funding portfolios

Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

International Programme Accountant (Asia) for INGO [126]

c. £36, 000
London, UK

Permanent

Our partner is a well-known humanitarian organisation working globally to support people in crisis. They respond to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies.

They are seeking an international programme accountant- Asia, to join their team in London. In this exciting role you will cover their largest emergency programme and work with some of their most remote partners including those in Mongolia and Timor Leste.

Key Deliverables

  • Provide support to programmes teams with budget and forecast preparation
  • Provide analysis and insight on financial performance
  • Review and process grant agreements, grant transfers and office cashflow requests for the region

Person Specification

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Experience of developing financial systems
  • Experience of grant management and reporting
  • Strong audit and internal controls knowledge

The role will be based in London with up to 12 weeks travel a year.

Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

2 x Programmes Finance Advisor for Agricultural Investment Org. [117]

c. £40,000- £50,000
East Africa & UK

1 Year Contract

Our partner are a UK based organisation, whose operations across Africa are designed to reduce poverty and improve food security. In order to achieve this, the organisation invest in farming, food processing and marketing enterprises, which have the potential to make a major positive social impact.
 

They are seeking two Programmes Finance Advisors to assess the accounting processes & financial controls, and reporting, of existing and new partners.

Key Deliverables

  • Undertake due diligence & risk assessments on new partners
  • Support partners in strengthening their accounting processes, financial controls & reporting, monitor their compliance of local tax and statutory requirements, and help them undertake a performance analysis
  • Assist in budgeting, reporting and strategy work
  • Project work including systems upgrade

Person Specification

  • Qualified Accountant, at least 2 years PQE
  • Strong technical skills and a knowledge of reporting standards (UK GAAP & IFRS)
  • Well-versed with a variety of accounting software
  • Experience working in Africa
  • Knowledge of accounting for agriculture

Please note that this role is only open to applicants with the Right to Work in an East African country. 

Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Country Accountant for Public Health focussed NGO [115]

c. £29, 000
Sierra Leone

6 Month Contract

Our partner is a well-known humanitarian organisation working globally to support people in crisis. They respond to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies.

They are seeking a country accountant to help set up their finance system in Sierra Leone.

Key Deliverables
  • Responsible for set up and implementation of finance and compliance systems and procedures
  • Develop 2017 organisational budget
  • Produce monthly financial report
Person Specification
  • Qualified accountant
  • Experience of developing financial systems and processes
  • Strong knowledge of audit and internal controls

More details to follow. For more information contact jobs@afid.org.uk.

Finance Director for Child Rights Organisation [124]

c.£45k FTE (Part time 3-4 dpw )
Hampshire, UK

Permanent

Our partner is a growing, ambitious child rights organisation. They are seeking a part time finance director to join their leadership team.

In this role you will take a lead in financial decision making and help to develop their strategy for systemic change as they go through a time of exciting development. 

Key Deliverables
  • Oversight of the finance team, accounting & financial processes, management information, tax and regulatory compliance
  • Ensure robust business systems and processes are developed and maintained in light of their expansion
  • Proactively manage the cost base of the organisation and ensure they are getting value for money on grant income
  • Develop financial procedures and internal controls in response to compliance requirements
  • Take lead on designing financial aspects of new IT systems
Person Specification
  • Qualified accountant
  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical skills
  • Experience of complex funding streams
Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Commercial Finance Manager for Humanitarian Organisation [119]

c. £36,000- £40,000
Milton Keynes, UK

Permanent

Our partner is a well-reputed humanitarian organisation, they are seeking a commercially minded finance manager to help develop and manage new funding streams; these will add to the funding already received from governments & institutional donors.

The ideal candidate will have experience of winning and managing multi-million pound commercial contracts, and financial oversight of these.

Responsibilities
  • Development of financial elements of commercial bids, including cost and financial analysis
  • Financial oversight of the budgeted versus actual spend, and reporting on the bid
  • Business partnering, developing policies/procedures & mentoring staff in these and supporting UK & overseas staff in delivery of the financial requirements of the contract
Person Specification
  • Qualified or part- qualified accountant
  • Experience in bidding for, and management of large commercial tenders/contracts
The role will be UK based with some travel to country offices overseas.

Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Finance and Operations Manager [123]

c. $50,000- $60,000
Myanmar

Permanent

Our partner is a small accountancy practice providing accountancy services including management accounting and regulatory advice. They have worked with a number of charities in Myanmar.

They are seeking a finance and operations manager to join their team in Yangon.

Key Deliverables
  • Responsible for managing all operations within the company
  • Delivery of client services, internal financial reporting and managing HR
  • Pursue growth opportunities
Person Specification
  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA)
  • 2 year post qualification experience of audit/ financial reporting
Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Finance Assistant for INGO Supporting Young People [121]

£24, 000
London, UK

Contract (3 Months)

Our partner- a well- known and fast growing INGO, is a global leader in engaging with and supporting young people to address issues in their lives and communities. Recently, the organisation has been growing rapidly and now has 10 country programmes overseas.

They are seeking a Finance Assistant for their UK-based operations.

Key Responsibilities
  • Managing accounts payable and receivables;
  • Ensuring proper recording of income & expenditure;
  • Completing bank & cash reconciliations
  • Petty cash management
  • Fixed asset management & review
  • Supporting sub-offices with their monthly accounting & reporting
  • Assist in year-end audit preparation
Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Various Roles / Levels with Agricultural Social Enterprise [168]

Salary dependent on role / experience
Kenya or Rwanda

Permanent

Our partner is a social enterprise who provide small holder farmers in East Africa with services that aim to increase their agricultural productivity. The services are available at an accessible distance and include agricultural training and seed distribution.
 

The organisation has grown significantly in the last couple of years, and with a high focus on programmes the finance elements of the organisation has not kept up with the pace of expansion. They are now keen to address this and ensure the finance department aligns with the organisation’s size.
 
There are several opportunities available within the organisation that range from junior to senior. Depending on your role you will be based in one of several locations- rural Burundi, rural Tanzania, Nairobi Kenya or Kigali Rwanda. The roles would be suitable for candidates who would fit the following profiles / experience:
  • Internal audit (senior)
  • Management accountant / financial analyst  
  • Working on an advisory level with senior leadership to report on capital usage
  • Management and grant reporting experience
  • Tax and compliance knowledge
  • Using financial data analysis to determine strategy 
  • Budgeting and budget analysis experience
  • Leadership experience
  • French speaker (desirable for some roles)
  • Experience with SAP Business One (beneficial for some roles)
Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Internal Risk and Audit Manager [122]

c. £54,000
London, UK

Permanent

A truly exciting position in a leading firm, ranked Top 10 internationally that operates worldwide, providing services to International Development funding institutions such as the EC, UN and World Bank from its network of over 300 offices globally.

They are seeking an experienced professional to lead and manage internal audit and risk management assignments. The manager will fall within a specialist team that offers advisory and governance services to organisations such as DFID, the EU, CIDA and the World Bank. The role will also entail business development as the team looks to expand its client base. The role will be based in the UK with up to 60% travel overseas.

Key Deliverables
  • Manage and lead risk and internal audit related assignments
  • Utilise detailed knowledge of risk and internal audit issues and techniques to provide expert guidance
  • Manage assignment process from planning stage to presentation of final deliverables
  • Lead on-site meetings with clients and beneficiaries
Person Specification
  • Degree + a qualification from an accountancy, risk management or internal audit body
  • A minimum of 5 years (preferably more) of experience leading/manging internal audit and risk management assignments, preferably within an international development setting. 
  • Excellent communication skills – written (report writing & tendering) – and verbal (delivery of training/workshop & marketing).
  • Experience in creating and delivering training workshops
  • Experience in business development
  • A European language – French or Spanish (desirable)
Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.