Posted on :
7 Dec, 2018
7 Dec, 2018
The successful candidate will support the project in matters of financial administration, procurement and grant disbursement. As part of the country finance team, He / She will work closely with the Senior Accountant who will support and advise on issues related to setting up and incorporating the project with the existing financial and administration systems.
All duties and responsibilities will be in line with British Council’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Child Protection and other overarching corporate policies, and will include:
Financial support to the project manager to ensure accurate Income Recognition & Treasury
Carry out due diligence on all vendor invoices prior to scanning to Global Service Desk (GSD)
Participate in monthly review of Year to Date balances of Trial Balance and to ensure that Month on Month movements have been analysed and exceptional movements investigated and explained or escalated as appropriate
Job Title: Project Finance Manager
Financial Management and Analytical Skills (with high levels of personal effectiveness and the ability to focus on achieving deadlines).
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an accounting environment with proven and demonstrable technical accounting skills, including understanding and interpretation of financial data.
Computer skills – A good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, particularly advanced MS Excel knowledge.
Please refer to the role profile for more information on the role responsibilities/accountabilities and person specification.
Candidates who do not use the guidance notes to show how their career history and skills align with the role will not be shortlisted.
Closing date for applications is 10 December 2018 (23:59 UK time)
Note that you should only fill out the application after thoroughly reading through the ROLE PROFILE & GUIDANCE NOTES.
Short-listing will be carried out against the essential knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience specified in the Role Profile. Do ensure these essential requirements are addressed within your application and supporting statement.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online; applications submitted through other channels will not be accepted.
Our Equality Commitment:
Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies, and human resource as a function is absolutely committed to this.
In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal record checks.