Forecasting and Reporting Officer

  • UK, Haywards Heath

Salary: circa £23,500

Contract: Permanent       

As the Forecasting and Reporting Officer, this role will work with cost centre managers and internal stakeholders to support the financial monitoring activities and forecasting of the organisation.

The management and maintenance of the Financial Management Framework (FMF) is vital to this position. It is also crucial that the data on the FMF is in line with the data held in other systems; in particular SUN accounts and our Programme database.

The role will support annual organisational planning processes through the consolidation, review and analysis of data, aid stakeholders in reviewing their year-end forecasting and follow up on issues and budget changes as and when required.

The successful candidate will also help in production and improvement of cost centre reporting and analysis, the production of monthly management accounts and ad-hoc management reporting.

To be considered for this role you must be AAT qualified, or a part qualified Management Accountant. You must be educated to A level standard, or equivalent, and have experience of organisational financial management or accounting systems. Having an awareness of the overseas development context gained via previous employment in the sector or within a developing country is an advantage, as is a desire to further your knowledge of practices across the countries in which we operae.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details.

Interviews: Week commencing 6 August 2018

Closing Date: August 19, 2018

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How to apply

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