Finance Business Partner

HelpAge International

HelpAge International is seeking to fill the position of Finance Business Partner who will be engaging with 50-60 active implementing partners, implementing 90-100 projects against 50-60 donors��� contracts from different bilateral and multilateral donors, totally ��13-15m of restricted funding.
Key areas for impact, influence and responsibility
In collaboration with your colleagues, you will be able to shape and design specific activities that are relevant at any point in time and also through the forthcoming transition period, with the primary purpose of ensuring that older persons lead dignified, healthy and secure lives. We want you to work creatively to deliver impact and respond to relevant opportunities. With your colleagues, you will develop your teamwork plan to drive initiatives, develop ideas, as well ensure there is space for cross-organisational working and short-term tasks. From this, you will devise your individual work plan that will form the basis of your day-to-day activities and your performance reviews.
Let���s talk about you:
Essential skills, knowledge and experience
You will be someone with part or full qualification with one of the major accounting bodies. You must have strong hands-on experience working with implementing partners in complex international settings as well as developing budget proposals, managing donor contracts, preparing and reviewing donor financial reports, coordinating project and partners audits. You will possess experience in working and supporting non-finance staff and managers in reviewing financial information and ability to work at strategic level in terms of funding, identifying gaps and risks and providing appropriate solutions. You must possess good command of English, ability and willingness to travel overseas, including at short notice and experience working with accounting systems.
The Organisation
HelpAge International is entering into an exciting phase of its evolution as we fundamentally transform what we do, how we do it and how we are organised. Driven by our commitment to the localisation agenda, we are evolving the way we partner and deliver value at the country and local level. In the coming 3 years, we will localise our country offices and programmes, and develop new and diverse forms of partnerships globally.
We seek to give primacy to local agents for change. To this end, we will replace all programmes delivered by HelpAge staff and resources on the ground with implementation by partners. This will apply across all our work -humanitarian and long-term development. Going forward, our value is framed around supporting, convening and thought leadership.
A key way of creating value and bringing impact is collaborating across boundaries and by bringing different perspectives, skills and talent together. We will deliver our work through agile teams and a global operating model, with regional roots, to focus on impact and maintain the relationships at the national level to help build collaborations and support others to set their own agendas.
Our Values
At HelpAge International we work hard to achieve our goals together as a team with a clear shared purpose. Our values inform how we work together:
We respect people, value diversity and are committed to equality.
We value and recognise the contribution of our staff and network members, as we put older people at the center of everything we do.
We work alongside network members and others to increase reach, influence and impact. We are committed to a culture of collaboration and building positive relationships.
We are passionate about learning, accountable and work together to find creative solutions.
Everyone who works at HelpAge share our values and are committed to behaviors that demonstrate and support them.
Everyone has a role in creating and sustaining a safe and respectful working environment, where no one comes to any harm or is maltreated. At HelpAge we take our responsibilities very seriously and will take action against wrongdoing. We will do everything we can to ensure that we do not engage people that pose a safeguarding risk and will undertake criminal record checks as required.
Equal Opportunities
HelpAge International is committed to creating an inclusive working environment, promoting and providing equal opportunities and respecting diversity in employment. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
Closing date: Sunday January 23rd 2022 at 24:00 (GMT+1)
Important Message: Please ensure that you remove personal information including your date of birth, age, gender and marital status from your CV. Please do not include any photographs.
How to applyTo apply for this position at HelpAge, please submit the following documents:
�� A cover letter, setting out how you meet the requirements of the job profile. Please use bold headings for each requirement and provide examples.
�� Your current curriculum vitae (3 pages maximum)
�� Three referees, including your most recent employer
To be considered, please read the job description to find out more information and then email your application to [email protected] before the closing date.
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