Institutional Funding Accountant

City of London
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Finance & Legal
Full Time
Contract Type

Institutional Funding Accountant
Location: Moorgate, London
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: 35
Salary: GBP 36,000 per annum including ILW

About the role

A fantastic new opportunity has opened up within our international finance team in London for an Institutional Financial Accountant who will provide support to the International Directorate on all aspects of institutional donor financial management and to be the first source of financial management surge support to large and complex international institutional donor projects.

About the team
The post holder is managed by the Head of International Finance and is responsible for providing financial management for global and multi-country institutional donor projects that cross over International Directorate Regions, providing financial surge support to large and complex international institutional donor projects and being the centre of institutional donor knowledge and advice in International Finance. The Institutional Funding Accountant will also provide business partner support to the British Red Cross's Cash & Markets team.

About the person
We are seeking a qualified accountant with experience of:

  • Developing financial systems to support international operations
  • Supporting the financial elements of institutional donor programmes
  • Supporting programme teams with budget and forecast preparation
  • Experience of risk management
  • Working with international programmes
  • Foreign currency monitoring and accounting

Candidates should also have strong audit and internal controls knowledge with the ability to highlight weaknesses and make appropriate recommendations as well as the ability to assimilate complex financial and written information quickly and accurately.

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on the 3rd of August with interviews to take place on Thursday the 10th of August.

Please click here to view the full job description and person specification for this position. Should you have any questions on this role please email us at quoting reference REQ0000014PT

About the organisation
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.

Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.

We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Childcare vouchers

The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes PVG/DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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