Project Accountant, UN Agency [1 year, FTC]

Recruiter
A f I D
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
18 Sep 2019
Ref
1260987270
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Our partner is a UN agency working on a range of human rights issues. They are seeking a project accountant, to support them in providing financial oversight, guidance, monitoring and reporting for projects funded by institutional donors, specifically DfID and the EU. Key Responsibilities Working with programmes managers to review and monitor programmes finance, ensuring expenses are properly accounted for. Responsible for grant compliance & reporting, including ensuring integrity of supporting documentation, monitoring the system for accuracy of records, responding to donor & audit queries, and undertaking grants close-outs as required. Carrying out month-end closures Person Specification University degree in accounting, business or finance, with 5 years of experience in an accounting/finance role; part-qualified and qualified candidates considered. Experienced in project accounting and grants compliance, monitoring and reporting (specifically DfID & EU), within an INGO. Business partner with strong communication skills, ability to communicate effectively with finance and non-finance staff. Culturally sensitive Able to demonstrate the UN Agency's values of inclusion, integrity and professionalism Excellent command of the English language; French and/or Spanish desirable Please note: The salary annotated is the salary that the candidate will receive net of tax. The successful candidate will be responsible for making their own NI contributions. This role is only open to candidates with the right to work in the UK.

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