Financial Accountant

This vacancy is now closed

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International | Finance
United Kingdom - London (Global Support Office)
Closing date

About Us:

Marie Stopes International (MSI) is a global organisation providing personalised contraception and safe abortion services to women and girls. Our local teams of professionals are passionate about the work they do in communities across 37 countries. The services we provide give a woman the power to choose when she has children so that she’s free to pursue her plans and dreams for herself and her family.

The primary responsibility of this role is to further MSI’s Goal: The prevention of unwanted births and its mission of ensuring an individual’s right to: children by choice, not chance

The Role:

MSI Group Finance is based in MSI’s London Support Office (the Head Office), based in Conway Street, central London. The Group Finance team comprises:

  • The Global Financial Reporting team
  • The Donor Reporting team
  • Treasury
  • Financial Planning & Analysis


The Global Financial Reporting team consolidate global financial information and prepare the core group financial reports: the group management accounts, group statutory accounts and the Global Support Office management accounts.

Reporting to the Lead Financial Accountant, the post holder will be a key member of the Global Reporting Team, with primary responsibility to assist in the Group Management Accounts and the Group Statutory Accounts.

The post-holder will have the primary responsibility for the monthly group consolidation adjustments and oversight of the global intercompany accounts.

About you

To succeed in this role, you must have:

Skills and Experience:

  • Financial & management reporting experience (essential)
  • Finance systems experience, preferably including SUNsystems, InforQ&A and InforBI (desirable)
  • Experienced in multi currency reporting and accounting (desirable)
  • Experience of group reporting in an international donor funded organisation (desirable)
  • Experience in use of Microsoft Office Packages (essential)

Qualifications and Training:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, other relevant qualification) or Part Qualified near to completion (desirable)
  • University degree (essential)

Personal Attributes:

  • High level of numeracy
  • Analytical approach
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactive at solving problems
  • Good communicator with colleagues with a finance and non-finance background; and with non-native English speakers
  • Good at prioritising to meet deadlines

For more information about the role, please view the job framework on our website.

In addition, you will be pro-choice


Location: London, W1T

Closing date: 29th March 2019 (midnight GMT). Interviews may take place before this date for exceptional candidates.

Salary: £34-42,000 dependent on experience


Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.

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