Finance Officer Job Description

Finance Officer Job Description

Role: Finance Officer
Location: London

Job Type: Full-time; Permanent

The Role

We are on the hunt for a highly-analytical and qualified financial officer to join our team. In this position, you will be responsible for the financial health of our company by managing our financial procedures.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the financial processes for non-programme spend
  • Support the Finance Manager in developing robust financial control and processes for the directorate
  • Support project leads to review their budgets and forecasts to ensure they remain relevant and up to date
  • Potential to build knowledge of budgets and forecasting, understanding the financial and performance issues and propose ways to improve financial performance
  • Potential to get involved with journals, reconciliations and forecasting
  • Whilst this is a finance role, there may be opportunities to get involved in ad-hoc projects across the directorate

Person specification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or relevant field
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role
  • In-depth knowledge of financial regulations and accounting processes
  • Be a confident business partner with the ability to communicate and influence at all levels
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is essential

Desirable skills / expertise:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Organised and able to balance multiple projects at once
  • Willing to get stuck in and do what it takes to make things happen
  • Analytical and able to see the big picture
  • Mission-driven and care about positively impacting the lives of billions
  • Passionate about improving healthcare
  • Excited by change and a fast-paced learning environment
  • Love solving problems, and relish in the constant challenges a startup throws your way