Salary:  £22,440 per annum
Location:  Birmingham, UK
Contract:  12 Months Fixed Term
Ref:  FO-I/F&S -F/0614

Requirements:  We are currently looking for a Finance Officer – International in the Finance department to contribute to effective donor financial compliance, through undertaking detailed financial analysis of projects, monitoring budgets against project progress and expenditure against transfer of funds from IRW.

The Finance Officer will ensure the timely and accurate analysis of project and field financial information and the preparation of project status reports. You will also ensure the accurate processing of international transfer requests and to be a cash custodian. You will manage the departmental web based coordination and communication systems. The Finance Officer will ensure accurate processing of staff travel reports and settlements.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent (i.e. AAT) and must be prepared to progress towards a recognised accountancy qualification. In addition, a high level of computer literacy, plus experience of using spreadsheets and accounting software is essential. The job holder should have had previous experience of working within a financial environment. A track record of the understanding of the concepts of accounting, together with a general knowledge of charities and services provided. The candidate will also be willing to travel.

If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and beliefs, please apply by downloading the application pack from our website and forward the completed form to on or before the closing date.

Islamic Relief promotes equality and meritocracy, and seeks individuals who agree with the IR values together with our policy standards on Anti-Bribery, Child Protection and Code of Conduct. We will carry out screening checks and will take out references on your behalf if you are selected.

Please note, for UK based roles, we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK. We are unable to progress applications which would require sponsorship.

Applicants should be sympathetic to the values of Islamic Relief.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer.
Only applications from those who already have the right to live and work within the UK will be considered.

Closing Date:  06 July 2014

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