Donor Finance Business Partner

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:

The Donor Finance Business Partner is responsible for the provision of financial management through the life-cycle of donor funded projects from proposal to closeout and audit. The role will support the Cost and Pricing Lead with budget development at the start of projects. The role will also support the Country Programme teams complete accounting and reporting on projects; and ensure all project accounting complies with MSI regulations and specific grant/donor requirements. The Donor Finance Business Partner will be a key point of contact for the Donor Teams within the International Operations Function at MSI.

About you

To succeed in this role, you must have:

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in project accounting and financial management of large international projects and country programmes
  • Experience of financial reporting to governmental, private and institutional donors
  • Experience working with financial systems and software (SUN systems preferred) and Q&A
  • Experience working in a not for profit environment (Preferred) and organisational headquarters.


  • Certified Accountant (ACCA, ACA, CIMA or other) Essential
  • Degree level education (Desirable)


Personal Attributes:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills (Essential)
  • Training and facilitation skills (Essential)
  • Fluent in spoken and written English (Essential)
  • Fluency in either French or Spanish (Desirable)
  • Ability to work across cultures (Essential)
  • Ability to work under pressure and to manage multiple inputs, tasks and deadlines (Essential)
  • Pro Choice (Essential)
  • Dedicated to MSI’s social enterprise model (Essential)


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


Location: London, W1T 6LP


Closing date: 11th October 2019 (midnight GMT+1). Interviews may take place before this date for exceptional candidates.

Salary: £39,700 - £43,000


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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