British Council Careers | Contracts Finance Partner

British Council Careers | Contracts Finance Partner

Job Description

The purpose of the Contracts Finance Partner is to oversee and manage the financial systems, processes and budget of donor funded programmes in the Region. This includes effective management of financial risk, compliance, planning, grants provision mechanisms, management reporting and financial analysis for specific programmes.  S/he will ensure that finance-related activities within the programmes are established and delivered to the required standards of the financial control framework to enable successful delivery of the project and meet British Council and Donor standards, requirements, audit and reporting needs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Financial systems and controls  
  • Financial planning & Reporting
  • Risk Management

Job Requirements

  • Fluency in English is essential
  • Fluency in French is a strong advantage
  • Professional qualification in finance and/or accounting (e.g. ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA) is essential
  • Project level financial management for donor funded project (at least 2 years)
  • Operating successfully in large development project teams
  • Managing partners and sub-contractors in delivering programme objectives and activities
  • Stakeholders relationship management
  • Contract and procurement management
  • Knowledge of granting procedures, NGO financing, foreign donations rules and regulations
  • Previous experience of working with SAP

Job Details

  • Contract Duration: 1 year
  • Location: Cairo, Egypt
  • Pay Band: 7/F
  • Salary: 28,494 EGP NET + medical insurance
  • Closing date: 7 November 2020