By continuing to browse this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Read our privacy policy

International Finance Manager

Multiple locations

  • Organization: BRC - British Red Cross
  • Location: Multiple locations
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Banking and Finance
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2022-06-29

 

International Finance Manager  - UK based 
Contract – Fixed Term 18 months  
Salary – Up to £52907 – Including London weighting £3344
Location - Flexible - home working or office based. 

Do you want to use your financial skills to help make a real difference to the British Red Cross efforts in supporting international crisis? 

Why this role matters…


The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK and around the world, get the support they need if crisis strikes: connecting human kindness with human crisis. We enable vulnerable people in the UK and abroad to prepare for and withstand emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help them to recover and move on with their lives.

You’ll lead the delivery of the budgeting, forecasting and reporting accountabilities across the British Red Cross International Directorate, overseeing the due diligence and to enhance and develop the processes, tools and policies required by the International Directorate for the budgeting and forecasting processes and financial management. It’s a critical and pivotal role within our International Finance Team serving multiple stakeholders across the organisation and externally.

How you'll make a difference…

- Planning, budgeting and forecasting - lead the International Directorate through the internal planning, budgeting and forecasting processes

- Financial Monitoring and reporting - develop and manage the International Directorate’s financial reporting processes, including producing the monthly financial reports in line with corporate requirements

- Financial management and systems - To provide meaningful analysis and insight on financial performance and contributing to the society’s approach to innovation and insight

- Team management and training - To work in a matrix management style with the International Programme Accountants and International Finance Officer’s to ensure corporate controls and activities are executed in accordance with policy and deadlines

What you'll bring to the role…

- The desire to work for an organisation that’s making a real difference to people facing international crisis
- CCAB qualified accountant with significant post qualification experience 
- Strong audit and internal controls knowledge with the ability to highlight weaknesses and make appropriate recommendations
- Experience of developing financial systems to support international operations
- Experience of supporting programme teams with budget and forecast preparation
- Experience of risk management, ideally gained in an international emergency or development programme
 
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include…

- 36 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) - pro rata for fixed-term roles
- Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Flexible working policy
- Discounts from a range of online and high street retailers

The advert will close end of play on the 29th of June, with interviews to take place the following week on zoom. 


A little bit more about us… 

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK and overseas; get the support they need if crisis strikes.  Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started. 

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.  

Diversity is something we celebrate, and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.  
In the British Red Cross, we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated, and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

British Red Cross also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme for roles within the International Directorate. In line with the scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures. 

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.  
As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.  
If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.  

Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUK and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies.  

Connecting human kindness with human crisis 
 
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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.
Apply