Salary: £39,000 - 43,000 per annum DOE (including London weighting)
A challenging but rewarding opportunity for a qualified accountant to provide a global financial compliance function to the International Directorate in relation to grants made to National Societies.
The International Compliance Accountant provides critical support to the International Directorate on all aspects of financial compliance to ensure that partner grant expenditure is made in accordance with BRC's policies and donor rules and regulations
What you will be doing
As the International Compliance Accountant, you will actively engage and participate on regional strategic projects to ensure financial controls and risk management activities are implemented appropriately according to BRC and back-donor regulations.
You will participate in respective donor proposals and "Go-No-Go" processes before donor submission.
You carry out financial compliance reviews of Partner National Societies in relation to specific BRC grants to give assurance over accuracy, control and that funds have been spent in accordance with the BRC Grant Agreement (GAD) and back-donor rules and regulations.
You will also carry out mid-term and end of grant financial reviews and report accordingly ensuring all documentation required for regulatory bodies is completed to a high standard and submitted in a timely manner.
Please note that you must be available to travel internationally as required by the role.
What we are looking for
CCAB qualified with good knowledge of INGO back-donor rules and regulations, you should have:
Strong audit and internal controls knowledge with the ability to highlight weaknesses and make appropriate recommendations
Experience of carrying out financial compliance reviews in an INGO setting and minimising disallowances
Experience of assessing internal controls and processes against standards
Experience of developing financial systems to support international operations
Experience of supporting the financial elements of institutional donor programmes
Meet the team
The post holder is managed by the International Finance Manager and is a key member of the International Finance team.
We collaborate closely with the International Directorate in relation to disaster management, programmes and partnerships. We are responsible for recording and reporting on all sources of funding, carrying out due diligence on current and new partner organisations, and oversight of financial procedures both in the UK and overseas.
Closing date for applications is 23:59 on the 12th of July 2020 with interviews to follow.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
Up to 6% contributory pension
Flexible working policy
A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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