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International Financial Accountant

International Financial Accountant
Job Roles Financial Accountant
SectorPublic Sector & NFP - Charities
Salary34,000 to 36,000 per annum
LocationsLondon - London - Central
Job TypePermanent
Job Description
Do you currently work within the International Development Sector and are now ready for your next challenge? Are you a qualified or nearly qualified ACCA/CIMA Accountant with experience of working for an international organisation? Would you be interested in working for one of the leading International Development Charities in London with a global presence? Do you have an understanding of Financial Accounting, Financial Controls, Internal Financial Reporting & Finance Business Partnering? If so, read on.

My client is currently recruiting for a permanent International Financial Accountant to start in their London head office reporting into the Head of International Finance managing two staff and be responsible for leading the Financial Directorate. You will have experience of all or mostly all of the above and have a passion for working for a charity. Duties will include:

*To provide meaningful analysis and insight on financial performance and contributing to the organisations approach to innovation and insight
*To provide managers with knowledgeable, helpful advice and guidance on financial issues
*To ensure managers have a clear understanding of the financial framework and the delegations within the International Directorate
*To maintain the integrity of the financial information in the finance system for the supported teams, ensuring entries are correct and up-to-date, posting journals where required
*To review and process grant agreements, grant transfers and international invoice payments for the supported teams, challenging where necessary, and ensuring funds are sent within appropriate time frames
*To ensure the integrity of the International Directorate accounts and compliance with appropriate accounting standards and internal procedures
*To manage and be responsible for the International Directorate's involvement in the year-end and interim external audits including producing International Directorate specific schedules.
*To be responsible for month-end and year-end accounting processes of the International Directorate
*To be responsible for all International Directorate balance sheet reconciliations, including stock, safe and mission floats and ensuring all are accounted for correctly
*To ensure that cashflow and future commitments for the International Directorate are managed and correctly accounted for
*To manage the foreign exchange and hedging requirements of the International Directorate, communicating these requirements to the Shared Service Centre
*To act as the International Directorate's main Agresso contact, ensuring that the International Directorate is kept up-to-date with changes and procedures and to represent the International Directorate on any development work
*To develop and manage the International Directorate's financial reporting processes, including producing the monthly financial reports on the International Directorate and the Disaster Fund
*To be responsible for the development, implementation and use of Agresso financial reporting across the International Directorate, ensuring financial information and other key performance indicators are relevant and fully understood
*To analyse, interpret and report on the teams' consolidated budgets, assessing the implications and recommending possible courses of action to the Heads of Department
*To ensure that the planning and budget process is completed within the agreed organisational time table and in accordance with procedures
*To ensure alternative approaches and solutions to achieving budget targets are analysed, where appropriate, and effectively assessed with responsible managers
*To identify risks that may impact on the budget outcome and to mitigate such risks
*Full understanding of Restricted Funding

If you feel you are a good match to this very interesting and exciting role then please apply now to avoid disappointment.
Date Posted06/04/17 10:46
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Goodman Masson
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