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Programmes Finance Officer

Muslim Aid

This role is based in the UK and open to individuals with unrestricted right to live and work in the UK. At this stage we are unable to offer sponsorship opportunities and are unable to progress applications which require sponsorship. Therefore, you must currently hold an unrestricted right to work in the UK.

Who we are:

Muslim Aid is a UK faith-based international development organisation that provides support to communities around the world affected by disasters, conflict, or endemic poverty without regard to their social, religious, or ethnic background.

Established in 1985, Muslim Aid has facilitated the engagement of the British Muslim and non-Muslim community in support of its work in a variety of ways. Over the years, its humanitarian work has included responses to major crises around the world including, famine in East Africa, earthquakes and flooding in Pakistan and Bangladesh as well as conflicts in Syria and Yemen.

We place strong emphasis on long-term development projects that build the capacity of local people helping themselves. In addition to the 5 country offices worldwide we also work with multiple partner offices focusing on sustainable Development Programmes and providing humanitarian relief during times of crisis.

Summary of the role:

The role supports the International Programmes Development and the country teams and provides technical support in accounting, compliance, reporting and proposal development.

The role is key in embedding and enhancing quality during a period of exceptional growth and continuous improvement in Muslim Aid UK.

About the Role:

  1. To analyse and follow-up of monthly financial reporting packs from country offices, including review of balance sheet reconciliations, restricted & unrestricted expenditure, foreign exchange, and intercompany transactions
  2. To provide support to the International Programmes Department and overseas Country Finance Managers in preparing and presenting multi-currency budgets, forecasts, and cash flows
  3. To support the International Programme Accountant (IPA) and Country Finance Managers in preparing annual country budget planning and quarterly re-forecasting
  4. To analyse and follow-up of monthly financial reporting packs from country offices, including review of balance sheet reconciliations, restricted & unrestricted expenditure, foreign exchange, and intercompany transactions
  5. To support the IPA to coordinate action plans following internal and external audits, ensuring the recommendations are adopted and improvements documented.
  6. To maintain the integrity of the financial information in the Muslim Aid finance system for the allocated region by ensuring entries are correct and up-to-date and posting journals where required.

About You:

To be successful in this role you will need:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance or similar field
  2. Proven experience of working within an International non-profit organization, UN, or other
  3. Experience in financial analysis and forecasting ability with high attention to detail
  4. Experience in the production and interpretation of financial reports
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to deal with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and the ability to build effective working relationships, particularly in multicultural environments
  6. Work independently, accurately, and efficiently often under pressure with minimal supervision

How to apply

Why you should apply:

We are looking for a Programmes Finance Officer to work closely with our country offices during a period of exceptional growth. So, if you are looking for a new challenge and are brilliant at what you do, we would love to hear from you.

Benefits you will enjoy if you work for us:

  • 37 days holiday (including Bank Holidays and Privilege days)
  • Hybrid working
  • Employee benefits with Perkbox
  • Paid time off for medical appointments
  • 2 hours lunch break on Fridays
  • Time off in Lieu (TOIL)

How to apply:

For application, please click on the link:

Please email [email protected] if you have difficulty with the application

Muslim Aid’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children and vulnerable adults in our care/employment. Successful candidates will be expected to undergo a DBS check. In addition, all successful candidates for finance roles will undergo an Experian Credit Check.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, or age.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications will be accepted until closing date, however, Muslim Aid reserves the right to initiate interviews and the selection process on a rolling basis with the aim of identifying an appropriate candidate as quickly as possible.

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