Salary:  £32,640 per annum + £3,000 (London Weighting)
Location:  London, UK
Contract:  One Year Fixed Term (Renewable Contract)
Ref:  FBP/F&S -F/0714

Islamic Relief Worldwide is looking to recruit a Financial Business Partner, based in London who will ensure Finance service delivery requirements are met and to ensure the accuracy of activities connected to UK ledgers, income, expenses, reporting and budgets. S/he will ensure the UK adheres to policies & procedures; an effective internal control environment is operated. You will also be expected to prepare and explain regular management reports.

The Financial Business Partner will be able to support budget holders in understanding and reviewing results of financial reports also will be able to review budgets against actual expenditures and to be able to clearly interpret the results to understand the UK business and its financial impacts. You will ensure the accuracy of income and expenditure through monthly analysis ensuring effective liaison with donor support teams, having effective understanding of Git Aid. S/he will analyse financial management information, provide interpretation, narrative, raise questions and identify information needs to develop and support financial decision making.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance and must be studying towards or have a professional accountancy qualification (ACCA/CIMA/ICAEW). In addition, a high level of computer literacy, plus experience of using spreadsheets and accounting software is essential. The candidate will have experience of restricted and unrestricted reporting, cash flows, management accounts, budgets and yearend financial reporting. A track record of the understanding of the concepts of accounting, together with a general knowledge of charities and services provided. The candidate will have previous exposure and experience of donor financial compliance, donor contractual invoicing, Financial Accounting Management and management reporting.

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:  10 August 2014

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