Finance and Assurance Specialist

Finance and Assurance Specialist

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Data Management, Finance, Operations, Admin & Support

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35,608 - 36,685 per year

  • Contact :

    Sekai Lindsay

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7307

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:


  • Closing date:


  • Posted:


  • Consultant:


I am delighted to be working with a poverty relief charity looking for a part-time (4 day week) Finance and Assurance Specialist to help the organisation be effective, learn from their work and develop and strengthen their programmes through improved financial management systems and processes.
You will work closely with the organisations Finance and Assurance Manager to deliver high-level financial management support and your skills and experience will reflect this. You are experienced and confident in building strong working relationships and are highly organised, work on your own initiative and able to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
The Finance and Assurance Specialist will work with the Finance and Assurance Manager to support colleagues in the international development team on business development and programme implementation.
The role sits in the International Development Policy and Practice department, which is comprised of members supporting financial resource mobilisation, grant / contract management, programmatic innovation, research and learning towards this end.
You will have demonstrable experience in implementing and improving financial management systems, tools and processes in an international development environment and in compliance with different institutional donor funding mechanisms.

Demonstrable financial management experience, including managing grants
Demonstrable knowledge of a variety of institutional donor rules, financial control procedures and
risk management
Good knowledge of project cycle management, contract management and logical frameworks
Demonstrable experience in budget preparation and analysis, financial reporting and audit
Proven ability to translate technical financial data into informative reports for non-finance staff
Proven facilitation, training and capacity building skills, ideally in supporting partners or colleagues
Proven ability to implement and improve financial processes with reference to internal and
external stakeholders
Excellent Excel skills

If you are immediately available and have the above skills and experience, please apply online today!