Contracts and Finance Officer

Contracts and Finance Officer

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    £37k per year

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    Belton Bass

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    020 7820 7310

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    over 2 years ago

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A no-deal Brixit could have serious financial ramifications for a number of NGO's and their ability to deliver basic services to the end user. We need help to make sure the transition period is seamless. We are looking for a Contracts and Finance Officer for a 3 month contract working in an innovative, conscientious international development team. This is an interesting time to join this international organisation.

We are looking for a talented individual to support the operation of DFID-EC Financial Assurance Policy for UK NGOs. Your contract and finance management experience is critical. You will have knowledge of donor compliance and/or financial skills and experience and will provide integrated contract, financial and compliance expertise throughout the partnership cycle: project set up to reporting and close out.

We encourage candidates with excellent grant management skills, as well as candidates with finance experience and skills to apply. You should have an excellent attention to detail, be able to multitask and work under pressure, and be professional to deliver quality work in a timely and accurate manner. An ability to quickly form effective relationships with Partner NGOs and internal teams within CARE will allow you to shine in this role.

Range of experience of finance and compliance experience with DFID, EC, other donors
Exposure to complex grants and commercial contracts

International grant management for a range of European donors
Excellent financial analysis and monitoring skills; data analysis and ability to deal with high volume data and range of donor budget/reporting formats; excellent attention to detail
Excellent budget analysis and monitoring skills, ability to draft budget notes
Highly competent in Excel, strong understanding of databases and financial systems
Team working - able to build strong working relationships (including remotely) and proactively contribute to joint objectives
Strong communication skills in English, both oral and written; able to communicate financial and contractual issues to non- expert colleagues Managing Self - able to work independently, and to prioritize, meet deadlines and maximize efficiency.
Experience in cash flow and exchange rate management, and understanding of tax regulations relevant to grant management in an international setting
Exposure to managing consortiums, payment by results systems, value for money frameworks an advantage.
Experience of Oracle, PeopleSoft an advantage.

Strong understanding of UK/European donor financial compliance and contract requirements.

This role is for an intial 3 month contract.

Thank you for your support :)