Finance Business Partner

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy



Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: HelpAge International
Closing date: 6 Apr 2021

Our Package

We offer flexible working, a competitive benefits package:

· UK Grade E or equivalent according to location / type of contract

· 8.5% employer pension contribution

· Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

· Opportunity to work for a leading organisation working with and for older people globally **

Candidates can be based in any country in which they have the legal right to live and work and where HelpAge is able to employ and pay them legally.

The Organisation

HelpAge International is entering into an exciting phase of its evolution as we fundamentally transform what we do, how we do it and how we are organised. Driven by our commitment to the localisation agenda, we are evolving the way we partner and deliver value at the country and local level. In the coming 3 years, we will localise our country offices and programmes, and develop new and diverse forms of partnerships globally.

We seek to give primacy to local agents for change. To this end, we will replace all programmes delivered by HelpAge staff and resources on the ground with implementation by partners. This will apply across all our work -humanitarian and long-term development. Going forward, our value is framed around supporting, convening and thought leadership.

A key way of creating value and bringing impact is collaborating across boundaries and by bringing different perspectives, skills and talent together. We will deliver our work through agile teams and a global operating model, with regional roots, to focus on impact and maintain the relationships at the national level to help build collaborations and support others to set their own agendas.

Job Purpose

In collaboration with your colleagues, you will be able to shape and design specific activities that are relevant at any point in time. We want you to work creatively to deliver impact and respond to relevant opportunities.

With your colleagues, you will develop your team workplan to drive initiatives, develop ideas, as well ensure there is space for cross organisational working and short-term tasks. From this you will devise your individual workplan that will form the basis of your day to day activities and your performance reviews.

Job Context/ Key Tasks

In collaboration with your colleagues, you will be able to shape and design specific activities that are relevant at any point in time. We want you to work creatively to deliver impact and respond to relevant opportunities.

With your colleagues, you will develop your teamwork plan to drive initiatives, develop ideas, as well ensure there is space for cross-organisational working and short-term tasks. From this, you will devise your individual work plan that will form the basis of your day to day activities and your performance reviews.

Finance Business Partners will be engaging with 50-60 active implementing partners, implementing 90-100 projects against 50-60 donors contracts from different bilateral and multilateral donors, totally £13-15m of restricted funding.

Essential skills, knowledge and experience

English and Spanish speaker essential. Previous experience working in Latin America desirable.

• In collaboration of Global Impact and Business Team, ensure appropriate resources are budgeted for full cost recovery, prefinancing and Co-funding is closely monitored and managed and claims against the projects are promptly submitted and followed with the donors.

• In collaboration with Global Impact team, assess implementing partner capacity. Support

implementing partners remotely and through visits in improving areas highlighted in partner assessments, partners audits or identified during project implementation.

• Supporting Implementing partners to have effective fraud and bribery mechanisms in place and follow up on incidents fraud and bribery.

• Build the financial capacity of implementing partners and national offices as part of the localisation plan.

• Provide further financial support to the localisation process as required by the Localisation team, ensuring all financial requirements are met during this process.

• Review and process monthly or quarterly accounts of the implementing partners and produce and analyse financial progress reports.

• Produce donor financial reports and arrange, coordinate and follow up on project and partner audits.

• Support Head of Finance and Financial Analyst and Systems Accountant in preparing HelpAge annual accounts and audit.

Our Values

At HelpAge International we work hard to achieve our goals together as a team with a clear shared purpose. Our values inform how we work together:

Inclusive

We respect people, value diversity and are committed to equality.

Impact

We value and recognise the contribution of our staff and network members, as we put older people at the center of everything we do.

Partners

We work alongside network members and others to increase reach, influence and impact. We are committed to a culture of collaboration and building positive relationships.

Learning

We are passionate about learning, accountable and work together to find creative solutions.

Everyone who works at HelpAge share our values and are committed to behaviors that demonstrate and support them.

Safeguarding

Everyone has a role in creating and sustaining a safe and respectful working environment, where no one comes to any harm or is maltreated. At HelpAge we take our responsibilities very seriously and will take action against wrongdoing. We will do everything we can to ensure that we do not engage people that pose a safeguarding risk and will undertake criminal record checks as required.

Equal Opportunities

HelpAge International is committed to creating an inclusive working environment, promoting and providing equal opportunities and respecting diversity in employment. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Closing date: Tuesday 6 April 2021

Important Message:

Please ensure that you remove your date of birth, gender and marital status from your CV.

How to apply:

https://www.helpage.org/who-we-are/jobs/



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