Work With Us

Work with us

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Finance and Operations. As part of the Senior Management Team, this role is responsible for the financial sustainability of the organisation through the development and implementation of sound financial policies and practice, and support to African Initiatives’ programmes team and eight overseas partners.

This position will have overall oversight of organisational and programme finances, with specific responsibility for:

  • Organisational and programme finances
  • Monitoring and reporting of performance
  • Production and communication of monthly management accounts
  • Production and communication of annual statutory accounts
  • Financial reporting for donors

You will be able to take a strategic view, however, as part of a small team you will also be expected to take a hands-on approach in order to reach our financial objectives.

You must have a relevant accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA) or demonstrable qualification by experience, a minimum of 7 years financial management experience within an INGO context, and extensive experience with a variety of institutional donors, budgeting and grant management requirements.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. To apply, please provide a cover letter (no more than two sides A4), CV, completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to recruitment@african-initiatives.org.uk.

If you have any questions about the role or application process, please contact our Admin Officer Lizzie Danford on aiadmin@african-initiatives.org.uk or 0117 915 0001.