Finance Systems and Projects Officer

Recruiter
Sightsavers
Location
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Salary
£29,500 per annum
Posted
08 Mar 2019
Closes
24 Mar 2019
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Title: Finance Systems and Projects Officer

Location: Haywards Heath, UK

Salary: £29,500 per annum

Contract: Permanent

The post holder will be part of a small and vibrant team that is key to process improvement initiatives and will contribute to supporting customers in the UK and overseas. They will participate in the implementation of new financial processes, assist in embedding new operational processes and develop training plans and eLearning materials. The role will provide finance input as required, review financial systems and information flows on an ongoing basis, maintain finance systems and ensure process documentation integrates with Sightsavers Financial Framework.

As part of ongoing process improvement programmes the Systems & Projects Officer will work to ensure training, support and reporting mechanisms are efficient in meeting end user needs. This role is vital in conducting day-to-day maintenance, development and support requirements for Sightsavers accounting, procurement, expenses and other financial systems.

The ideal candidate will have experience in an operational or finance role with a significant systems component; they will have practical background in business, or finance systems, ideally including eProcurement and financial reporting systems.

The ideal candidate will have an aptitude for and interest in investigating and understanding business processes, willingness to learn and be comfortable engaging with varying level of stakeholders throughout the organisation.

Exposure to project, systems or process implementation or improvement work is a great advantage, as is knowledge of accounting principles, the ability to demonstrate relevant practical experience and an understanding of the International Charity Sector and regulatory environment.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, so if you are interested in the role and finding out more please read the complete Job Description for further details.

Closing date: 24th March 2019

Interview date: w/c 1st April 2019

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