Senior Financial Adviser, Safe Abortion Action Fund

Closing date


London SE1



Salary £48,573 per annum plus excellent benefits



Fixed term contract to mid 2021


With international travel, you will be responsible for the financial oversight for a large, multi-country and multi-donor funded programme, the Safe Abortion Action Fund (SAAF). You will lead on financial management and reporting systems for the fund, ensure compliance with donors and IPPF financial management requirements, oversee the review of grantees financial reports and develop financial capacity building strategy to better support grantees.



You have a degree or equivalent standard of education and are a qualified accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA).  You have a strong background in budgeting and financial analysis, financial control systems and audit.  Experience of international development issues and/or project implementation and monitoring in developing countries is essential. You are familiar with due diligence processes, risk management and procurement.   


You have excellent verbal and written communication skills to train staff and give presentations, strong analytical skills and excellent IT skills including knowledge of spreadsheet and database applications. Knowledge of financial reporting systems is essential, as is fluent English.  Other languages (French and/or Spanish) are an asset.


CVs will not be accepted.  For further information and an application form, please download the documents below or contact Human Resources Department, IPPF, 4 Newhams Row, London SE1 3UZ Tel: +44 (0) 20 7939 8299 or email [email protected]  Application form available in Large Print, Audio or Braille. We regret only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.


Closing date:             23 February 2020


Interviews:                 Week commencing 2 March 2020


Applications are particularly welcome from candidates openly living with HIV.  IPPF is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity.  Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply. However, before offering the job to you, we will require proof that you have permission to work in the UK. This requirement will apply to all applicants irrespective of their nationality.



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