Finance Officer Safe Abortion Action Fund

fixed term contract to 31 December 2017

IPPF - International Planned Parenthood Federation

London, United Kingdom

IPPF is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights for all. We are a worldwide movement of national organisations working with and for communities and individuals.
With international travel you will be responsible for the financial oversight for a large, multi-country and multi-donor funded programme, the Safe Abortion Action Fund (SAAF). You will provide financial co-ordination and monitoring, donor reporting and financial capacity building for grantees to support the strategic aims of the SAAF programme.
You have a degree or equivalent standard of education and are at a minimum, a part-qualified accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA). You have a strong background in budgeting and financial analysis, with experience in financial control systems and audit. Experience of international development issues and/or project implementation and monitoring is essential, as is experience of working in finance in developing countries. It is not essential to have previously worked in-house for a charity.
You have excellent verbal and written communication skills to train staff and give presentations, strong analytical skills and excellent IT skills including knowledge of spreadsheet and database applications. Knowledge of financial reporting systems is essential, as is fluent English and French and/or Spanish.
CVs will not be accepted. For further information and an application form, please see our website www.ippf.org or contact Human Resources Department, IPPF, 4 Newhams Row, London SE1 3UZ Tel: +44 (0) 20 7939 8298 or email jobs@ippf.org. Application form available in Large Print, Audio or Braille. We regret only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.
Closing date: Thursday 24 March 2016
Interviews: Wednesday 6 April (pm) and Thursday 7 April (am)
Applications are particularly welcome from candidates openly living with HIV. IPPF is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity. Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply. However, before offering the job to you, we will require proof that you have permission to work in the UK. This requirement will apply to all applicants irrespective of their nationality.