Grants Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Charity Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £120 - £140 a day

  • Contact:

    Ben Walker

  • Contact email:

    ben.walker@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Altum Consulting are proud to be partnering with an international charity to help recruit a Grants Accounts Assistant on a 6-month interim basis. This fantastic opportunity should appeal to a PQ/QBE accountant with experience of working with restricted funding and grant reporting, ideally in a international development context.

Key Responsibilities –

  • To support production of financial reports in compliance with donor and internal requirements for all grants managed by the International Office.
  • To generate and review transactional reports and follow through as necessary with corrections and adjustments.
  • To receive, process and account for expenditure by grant partners, including reviewing supporting documentation.
  • To produce reforecasts where required by the donor, with input from grant budget holders.
  • To consider how improvements can be made to procedures for processing transactions, reporting and any other issues which would contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the finance function.

Person Specification –

  • Part qualified accountant studying for a CCAB recognised qualification or qualified by experience.
  • Understanding of accounting for restricted income and expenditure under UK charity law and guidelines.
  • Excellent Excel skills, including vlookups, sumifs and ability to self-learn in this area.
  • Experience of reporting to DfID, the EC and/ or US donors.

If the above sounds like you or someone in your network please get in touch today.