Management Accounts & Central Finance Analyst
Role: Management Accounts & Central Finance Analyst (5 Month Fixed Term Contract)
For the past 50 years Amnesty International has brought people together to fight for human rights. The Finance department of the International Secretariat (IS) is accountable for €280m of annual global funds raised for human rights work across the world. The IS Finance team is predominantly based in London, but we have colleagues in many offices around the world. Globally, the IS Finance team has a responsibility to help maximise the effectiveness of our funding to further the cause of improving global human rights. The Management Accounts and Procurement team is responsible for providing management information on financial monitoring and analysis of the programmes of work undertaken by IS offices across the world, helping ensure effective resource allocation in Amnesty.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
You will be working in the Management Accounting & Central Finance team to provide high quality and comprehensive financial support and guidance to budget holders and other stakeholders, promoting sound budget management and ensuring financial resources are allocated in the most effective way possible. You will need to develop excellent relationships with programme staff, and through effective business partnering will ensure finance and non-finance staff have open communication on the work of Amnesty and its financial impact. You will also produce value added analysis to ensure optimal allocation of resources and prepare project based financial information to enable project accountability. In addition, you will prepare ad hoc programme or project based financial analysis as required in order to support programmes and senior management with decision making. In the Central Finance team role (40% of the time) you will be supervising the payrol l and finance accountant and support with resolution of complex queries to ensure payroll deadlines are met with accurate reporting and payments made to staff and tax authorities
You will be a finance professional with a chartered accountancy qualification (or have significant relevant experience). You will have excellent written and verbal communication and influencing skills, including presentation skills, with people of different teams (in particular non-finance teams), levels, and countries. You will have strong project management skills and be able to deliver quality information to deadlines. You will have experience preparing financial analysis and using finance systems, and have intermediate/advanced Excel skills.
For more information about the finance team, please see link below
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all.
We reach almost every country in the world and have:
* more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
* more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice
Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.
At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.
Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.
For further information on our benefits, please visit https://www.amnesty.org/en/careers/benefits/
WHAT WE HOPE YOU WILL DO NEXT
If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.
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N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.