Head of Global Support Office Finance

This vacancy is now closed

Job reference
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:


Reporting to the Global Financial Controller, the post holder will lead Global Support Office finance, with primary responsibility for the financial & management reporting of MSI’s Global Support Office and for UK Shared Services including purchase ledger, expenses and payroll for both the MSI Global Support Office and MS UK. This role will be responsible for a team of 11.

The Global Support Office includes not only staff based in MSI’s London office, but also staff based overseas and supporting global functions, including in the support offices in the US and Australia.

About you

To succeed in this role, you must have:

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, other relevant qualification) (essential)
  • Financial & management reporting experience (essential)
  • Systems experience, preferably including Q&A (essential) and SUN (desirable)
  • Experience working in an international donor funded organisation (desirable)
  • Personal Attributes:
  • Use initiative to solve problems
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communicator with internal, external, finance and non-finance stakeholders
  • Responsive to changing priorities and demands with a customer service approach
  • Supportive and flexible team leader


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

In addition, you will be pro-choice


Location: Conway Street, London

Closing date: 13/05/2019 (midnight GMT). Interviews may take place before this date for exceptional candidates.

 Salary: £48,000 - £56,000



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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