Role: Management Accountant/Business Partner Accountant

Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 (negotiable on experience)

Location: Wakefield + Flex Working Policy

Hours: Full time - would consider reduced hours

My client:

A leading global charity that has grown from strength to strength over the past decade! Over 150 employees across the UK and worldwide.

The Role:

My client is looking for a talented Management Accountant/Business Partner. This role would suit someone who isn't afraid of hard work, who shares their values and who wants to be part of something extraordinary.

Someone who can provide a dedicated business partner service to the Charity's Programs and Fundraising teams, specifically focusing on detailed matching, monitoring and analysis of all spend to charitable programs by appeal, country or type.


  • Provide a solid link between the Finance and Programs departments, ensuring accurate and timely tracking of all spend.
  • Working closely with the Programs team to complete detailed spend monitoring and analysis. Working with the Allocations and Programs teams to ensure tracking of sponsorship and restricted donations.
  • Review all required Programs Spend against planned budget
  • Raising purchase requests for required Program spends and ensuring appropriate approvals in place.
  • Liaising with the Programs department for feedback on any spends variances and reporting appropriately.
  • Monthly analysis on budgeted spend in comparison to cash flow and providing a monthly report to the Director of Programs and executive management.
  • Prepare summary reporting of Programs spend for executive management and the Board.
  • Any other required accounting tasks required to ensure robust financial controls around Programs payments.
  • Assist in the analysis of costings and payback for all fundraising activities.
  • To review and process invoices and payments against clearly approved plans from the fundraising departments.
  • To research, collate information and produce detailed business cases with relevant information and analysis for any major undertaking requiring a financial investment or commitment for approval by the CEO and /or Board of Trustees.


  • Part qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA)
  • Demonstrable experience of planning, preparing and presenting financial information to the highest standard and accuracy *
  • Demonstrable experience of administration and coordination
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong emphasis on business communication Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work with individuals at all levels both internally and externally, with diplomacy and professionalism
  • Excellent organisational, time-management, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and able to work under tight deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to conduct research and present data in a succinct and well-written manner
  • To uphold and behave in accordance with the organisation's core values
  • A professional and flexible approach to work
  • Commitment to promoting equality and diversity in what they do
  • A positive attitude with a strong desire to see the organisation succeed


  • Knowledge of Third Sector and statutory sector
  • Knowledge of Islamic financial matters (Zakat, Wakif, Qurbani etc.)
  • International development, and/or writing for an organisation which fundraisers