We are looking for an experienced and ambitious finance professional to work in a growing Finance Unit as a Management Accountant.
The Management Accountant will play a key role within the Finance Unit, supporting the UK Finance Manager in ensuring the effective and efficient financial management for Practical Action. You will have responsibility for a diverse portfolio of tasks including delivering month end accounts and management reporting in a timely manner.
Critical to the success of the role will be the ability to engage, communicate and build relationships with a range of colleagues across Practical Action. The role will require you to engage, communicate and work with colleagues to understand often complex projects and strategies.
The role offers a rewarding opportunity for an ambitious Management Accountant who is seeking a challenging but, ultimately rewarding role.
At least three years' experience of financial management roles preferably gained in the INGO sector, including understanding and meeting demands of senior management and working effectively and efficiently toward goals in a complex, diverse environment with multiple and changing demands.
You are confident at building relationships and communicating with a wide range of people, whether that is in writing or verbally.
You will be highly organised and a confident problem solver.
Why join us?
The opportunity to work for an organisation that is making a positive difference to the lives of people worldwide, a friendly and supportive culture, working with values driven and highly engaged colleagues, work life balance and flexible working – these are just some of the reasons we think Practical Action is a great place to work.
Our brand new open plan offices are located in the centre of Rugby and near to Rugby train station but we also offer free parking.
In addition, we offer the following benefits:
- Full time roles are contracted at 35 hours per week.
- Flexible working hours are encouraged and enabled – depending on the role, remote working is possible.
- 26 days holiday, in addition to public holidays.
- A pension scheme that new employees can join from day one of employment - employer contributes 10.5% of salary and the employee contributes 5%.
- Life assurance (3 x annual salary).
- Bike to Work scheme.
We are an international development organisation putting ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world.
We help people find solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. Challenges made worse by catastrophic climate change and persistent gender inequality. We work with communities to develop ingenious, lasting and locally owned solutions for agriculture, water and waste management, climate resilience and clean energy. And we share what works with others, so answers that start small can grow big.
We’re a global change-making group. The group consists of a UK registered charity with community projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America, an independent development publishing company and a technical consulting service. We combine these specialisms to multiply our impact and help shape a world that works better for everyone.
We treat all applications for employment on their merits and do not take into consideration any factors that are not relevant to the job such as disability, race, age, religion, gender, gender reassignment or sexual orientation.
Practical Action are committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks.
Please note that should we recruit a suitable candidate before the closing date, we will close applications earlier than the specified date.
The successful applicant must have the pre-existing right to both live and work in the UK.
Closing date for applications: 29th August 2019
Interview dates: Week commencing 2nd September 2019