Project Accountant - 1 year ftc

London

About us

Marie Stopes International (MSI) is one of the 20 largest charities in the UK, providing family planning & safe abortion services across the globe. The organisation operates as a social enterprise, and revenues are divided almost equally between donor funds and revenue from clients that receive our services.

Our donor revenue comes from a variety of governmental and private donors (including DFID, EU and USAID) and funds activities in 43 countries around the world and the Global Accounting team play a crucial role in ensuring that MSI is financially compliant with donor requirements.

About the role

We are recruiting a Project Accountant to support our London-based Global Accounting team. As a Project Accountant, you will be lead on standard budgeting, accounting and reporting for a defined region/donor in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, MSI regulations and specific grant requirements. In addition you will work with our country programmes to support on intercompany accounting and programme financial analysis, with a key focus on building capacity within our field Finance teams.

For more information, please see the job framework on our website.

About you

We see you being a qualified accountant (**ACA, ACCA, CIMA** or equivalent), with experience in project accounting and financial management of country programmes or projects. You will have experience working with financial systems and software and will have recent proven interest in the development sector (either through work experience or volunteering), and will have exposure to accounting in developing countries. You will be an excellent communicator who is able to build strong professional relationships and you will be adaptable and eager to drive through change in an organisation that is investing in systems and technology. You will also be fluent in English and possess a working knowledge of French.

In addition to the above, you will be eager to make a difference and be committed to improving the lives of millions of women globally.

The successful candidate will be pro-choice and have the right to work in the UK.

What we can offer you

At Marie Stopes International you will be a part of a progressive and collaborative work environment and we can guarantee that you will be surrounded by passionate, focused, intelligent, high-achieving, talented individuals.

In return for your commitment, we can offer you a supportive environment for development, as well as a competitive salary (c. £38,000 - £43,000). Please note this role is a 12 month fixed term contract.

The closing date for this role is 31st January 2016 (midnight UK time).

Location: London

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Keywords: accountant, CIMA, ACCA, ACA, project, donor

Please apply via our website: https://careers.mariestopes.org.uk/vacancy/project-accountant-1-year-ftc-250750.html

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: Marie Stopes International
  • Location: London
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Public Administration - Restructuring
  • Closing Date: 2016-01-31

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