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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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Experience:

  • 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

Desirable:

  • 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