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Accountant

Publish What You Pay
£37,000 - £42,000
Closing date: 10 March 2017
Job Type: Paid
Location: London
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Accountant to join an International advocacy organisation.
  • Job Title:    Accountant
  • Reports to: Director of Finance & Operations
  • Contract:    Permanent
  • Hours:         Full time
  • Salary:        £37 000 - £42 000 plus excellent benefits 
  • Location:    London
  • Apply by:    Friday 10 March 2017 at noon

 

Purpose of the role

Publish What You Pay (PWYP) is a global network of civil society organisations that are united in their call for an open and accountable extractive industry in order for the revenues to help improve the lives of women, men and youth in resource-rich countries. PWYP undertakes public campaigns and policy advocacy to achieve disclosure of information about extractive industry revenues, contracts and government budgets. Since its establishment in 2002, the global network has grown to over 800 member organisations across the world including human rights, development, environmental and faith-based groups. In 41 countries, PWYP network members have joined forces by creating civil society coalitions for collective action

As the result of an organisational review, an exciting new role has been created at PWYP. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual who embraces our mission and who is driven to be an excellent part of the close and hardworking team. It is anticipated that there will be the opportunity for international travel in the future.

We are looking for an experienced accountant to join our team to manage the day-to-day financial processes of the organisation and contributes significantly to the development of the organisation’s financial reporting, annual budgets, and financial management & control.

In addition, the Accountant will contribute to the provision of capacity building support to member organisations, including participating in capacity/due diligence assessments and provision of subsequent support.

Qualifications required

Relevant degree in Accounting or Business studies

Full qualification ACCA/CPA/CIMA

 

Technical Experience & Knowledge

Experience in development sector finance; appreciation of donor financial reporting requirements (strongly preferred)

Experience with Financial Management Systems, preferably Sage

Advanced analytical and mathematical skills.

Experience in budgeting, forecasting and management reporting.

Excellent attention to detail, organised, and can work to strict deadlines

Skilled in use of MSExcel and MS Office essential, with Proficiency in Office suitesExperience in sub grants management preferred          

Region: London and the southeast
Location: London
Sector: Advocacy Finance Transparency

Application notes

Please submit your CV along with a motivation letter by noon on Friday 10 March to slevy@publishwhatyoupay.org. Interviews will be taking place on the week starting 13 March.

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