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Project Accountant

Job description

I am excited to be working with an amazing human rights organisation in search of a Project Accountant on a 1-year FTC. This is a full-time (may consider 4 days a week), London based hybrid role. As Project Accountant you will drive forward key development projects in automating and improving the financial information extracted from the X-Ledger Finance system, and in moving to a purchase order system fully aligned and supporting ethical procurement procedures.


Main duties:

As Project Accountant you will support the Head of Finance to run a project to improve financial reporting from our newly implemented finance system - X-ledger.

Engage with and consider the needs of a broad range of stakeholders, to develop timely, accurate and efficient financial management information.

Consider current technical functionality and whether any additional software is required to meet the financial reporting needs of the organisation.

Enable project-based reporting, working in collaboration with the Head of Planning and the Data and Insight Team to integrate financial data with information on staff time and qualitative information to support analysis of how resources are employed to achieve impact in our work.

Lead engagement with stakeholders to launch new financial reports and support the initial preparation of accurate monthly reporting.

Support the Financial Controller in a project to implement a purchase order system, which aligns with our procurement policy and procedures.

Develop purchase order functionality and workflows within X-ledger.

Review and update the suite of financial policy and procedures impacted by the change including Procurement, Contract Approval and Financial Delegations.

Engage with stakeholders to launch the purchase order system and support the wider organisation through this period of change.

Train and support budget holders on ethical procurement screenings.

Improve document storage in X-ledger for each step of the procurement process.


Closing date for applications:             5pm Wednesday 10 April

Interviews:                                            Friday 19 April


If you would like to receive the full job description for this role, with details on how to apply, please contact Sekai Lindsay.


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