Job Reference 16464
Job type Contract, Permanent
Location Kildare
Salary € 40,000-60,000

The Role

Financial Operations Specialist


Reporting to the Finance Manager – International, the role is a fixed term contract for 2 years with hybrid working available.


• Principal contact for Country Office finance query management and co-ordination. This includes producing statistical reports and analysis on support activity.
• Provide training support to country finance teams, in particular for new managers but can also be required for existing managers or for the roll out of new policies, procedures or system changes. This can include desk based and field-based training depending on the support required.
• Responsible for monitoring partner financial management activity and reporting on same to relevant stakeholders to facilitate decision-making

• Co-ordination of the annual global finance workshop and bi-monthly programme accountant calls.
• In the temporary absence of a Finance and Administration Manager, may be required to be physically or remotely deployed to a country office to ensure that the day-to-day finance activities of that country office continue to run smoothly.
• Support the Finance Manager – International on ad hoc tasks as required including quarterly budget analysis.
• Support the finance team on year end close and audit as well as the annual and quarterly budget process.
• Contribute to and/or taking the lead on specific finance projects as required.
• Successful candidate will be the Data Champion for the Finance Team.

The Person

Part or fully qualified accountant; or qualified by experience in a finance operations role.
Support for further accountancy study available, if desired

• Availability to travel to a range of countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America.

• Experience in a finance/accounting/operations role
• Experience working in a busy team environment
• Experience with Agresso Business World or similar Accounting packages is desirable

This role requires a self-starter who is looking to work in a fast-paced international finance environment and who is willing to travel if required.

The Package

For the candidate with the required experience and passion for the role, our client offers a competitive package of salary and benefits.

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