Financial Planning and Reporting Analyst


Position: Financial Planning and Reporting Analyst

Closing date: 24th March 2023 at 23:59 GMT

Job location: Johannesburg/Nairobi/London

Salary: Local Grade D 

Contract type: Permanent


If you have the expertise to take on this exciting opportunity, please visit our website,

Jobs | ActionAid International for further details.


The Role: Financial Planning and Reporting Analyst

Financial Planning and Reporting Analyst supports the long term and operational financial planning and reporting for the Federation and the International Secretariat, including audit and aggregated financial reports for the organisation on a quarterly and annual basis and for the review of these reports. A key focus of the role will be to analyse the information received to provide effective management information for AAI and the wider Federation. Works closely across other functions including Fundraising and Institutional Funding teams and with the Global Insight and Funding Analyst to produce financial information so as to analyse income and expenditure trends and support countries on financial Planning and Reporting.


Who we’re looking for:

You should have a Degree or Honours Degree in finance or a business related field, a complete or part professional accounting qualification (e.g CA,ACCA,ACA,CPA,CIMA). Good experience in financial planning and reporting is essential. You should also have experience of financial consolidation/aggregation packages and/or databases as well as experience of Computerized accounting packages. You should be committed to ActionAid’s vision, mission, values and way of working. Ability to work in a multicultural context / environment, engage in social justice activism/advocacy and demonstrate innovative is essential. You should have excellent analytical skills and track record in producing meaningful analysis to support decision making. Strong Interpersonal skills, influencing skills and advanced Excel skills are essential for this role.


What we offer 

ActionAid is committed to providing a welcoming, supportive workplace where we recognise a job well done. Offering a fair compensation package and a flexible working environment. At ActionAid, you can look forward to  

  • Fantastic training and development opportunities
  • A workplace that embraces intersectional feminist principles
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption pay
  • Over 4 weeks holiday a year 

How to apply 

Please click on the “apply” button to start the application process: 

Applications close on 24th March 2023 at 23:59 GMT. Please upload an up-to-date curriculum vitae and a covering letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. 


Please check your application and make sure you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification. In addition, your application will be stronger if you meet at least some of the desirable criteria. If you do not meet at least all the essential criteria, please do not apply as we only consider candidates if they meet the essential criteria listed on the job description. We will only consider candidates who have the right to work in the specified locations.

Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants. Should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

ActionAid International will not consider unsolicited candidates from recruitment agencies. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.


About us 

ActionAid is a global federation working for a world free from poverty and injustice. We want to see a just, fair and sustainable world, in which everybody enjoys the right to a life of dignity, and freedom from poverty and oppression. 


We work to achieve social justice and gender equality, and to eradicate poverty. 

All our work is underpinned by a set of feminist leadership principles:  

self-awareness, self-care and caring for others, dismantling bias, inclusion, sharing power, responsible & transparent use of power, accountable collaboration, respectful feedback, courage and zero tolerance for harassment, exploitation and abuse.


Our commitment to safeguarding 

ActionAid is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct. We are also committed to preventing and responding to any form of sexual harassment, exploitation and child abuse and abuse of adults at-risk, whether carried out by staff/representatives or resulting from our work. ActionAid expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. 


Candidate will require the right to work in the job location at the time of appointment.