Girls Not Brides is seeking to appoint an
outstanding individual to a newly created Finance Officer role based in Delhi,
London, Mexico City or Nairobi. The successful candidate will be a proactive,
solution-focused and external-facing individual.
The Finance Officer will primarily be responsible
for supporting the production of management information and providing key
financial expertise to the organisation’s budget holders and external
This role is critical to ensuring the organisation has timely, accurate and
value-adding management information to support key decision makers. The Finance
Officer will be the primary finance contact supporting the regional office
staff and consultants on all financial matters. They will also be responsible for
supporting and working with Girls Not Brides member organisations that receive
Working within a small finance team, the Finance
Officer will support the day-to-day running of the finance department, as well
as developing systems to drive efficiency, effectiveness and a value for money
culture across the organisation.
Excellent written and spoken English with an eye for accuracy and attention to
Professional experience of working in a small finance team, preferably within a
AAT accounting qualification and/or actively studying ACCA or CIMA
qualifications (or country-specific equivalent accounting qualifications).
Excellent people and relationship management skills.
Highly organised with excellent information management skills.
Experience of working with non-financial colleagues to improve their
understanding of finance.
Experience of creating and monitoring performance against budgets.
Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills and ability to appraise
options and adapt plans as required.
Excellent understanding of Excel and experience of integrating it with
accounting and other external finance systems.
Proficiency in the latest versions of MS Word, PowerPoint and use of databases.
Strong commitment to the mission and values of Girls Not Brides.