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The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health is the membership organisation and professional voice for environmental health. We set and raise standards to improve public health, supporting out members and influencing policy.
Our goal is simple: to enable safer, cleaner, and healthier environments for the benefits of people, business and local communities. To do this we offer professional support to our members, a range of corporate training solutions, topical events and workshops and provide information and policy advice. In addition, we promote 15Hatfields one of London’s most sustainable venues.
The new position of Finance Business Partner will play an active role in providing comprehensive operational and strategic financial support across the organisation. Working alongside the Executive Director of Finance and Corporate Services, the Finance Business Partner will need to effectively facilitate, and influence sound decision making that will inform the development and delivery of CIEH’s strategic plan.
This role requires an ability to think strategically and deal with a complex financial model, including a trading company, commercial activity, a membership and training programme and a conference venue operation, all of which needs to meet charity law accounting requirements.
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Permanent, 35 hours per week
Salary £50,000 per annum
Based – remotely with some travel to our offices in Central London
Closing date – 29 May 2022
Interviews to take place week commencing 6 June 2022
Please see the full job description and person specification for further details.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Finance Business Partner: £325 - £350 per day (Umbrella), London | Remote
For a global education company, we are recruiting a Finance Business Partner on an interim basis. Reporting to the Head of Business Partnering, this role will deliver a high-quality finance service to decision makers across the UK and European / EMEA Regions. This will involve management and project accounting, performance monitoring (financial and non-financial), budgeting and forecasting, providing insightful analysis and recommendations, business cases and tenders. Based in London, this role can be worked from home and will be for up to 4 - 6 months.
- Key player in growth plans by supplying the business with expert financial and management accounting services
- Build relationships with Directors, budget holders and Departmental Heads
- Provide direction and robust challenge to non-finance staff
- Oversee general financial management and ensure the maintenance of accurate financial records, reconciliations and processing of journals
- Production of monthly management reporting packs, commentary and analysis of performance and trends
- Provision of regular insightful analysis for decision making including project and product performance reporting
- Work with stakeholders to complete financial forecasting, annual budgeting, business cases and tenders
- Implementation of new processes, systems and reporting techniques
- ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified
- Advanced MS Excel skills and working knowledge of Sun Systems (ideally)
- Strong experience in a finance business partnering role
- Experience of working in a mutli-cultural and mutli-site organisation
- Experience of applying commercial principles to their analysis and recommendations
As an employer, we are committed to ensuring the representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps, we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable.
Head of Financial Business Partnering
£40,000 - £44,000 plus excellent benefits
Hybrid working from a WWT site
The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is an international wildfowl and wetland conservation charity. We are the UK's leading wetland conservation charity and are immensely proud of the work we do to restore, create and protect wetlands.
Our vision is for a world where wetlands wildlife thrives and enriches lives.
Our mission is to conserve, restore and create wetlands, save wetland wildlife, and inspire everyone to value the amazing things healthy wetlands achieve for people and nature.
Our principles are we believe wetlands are key in helping us meet our most pressing environmental challenges. Managed sustainably, they support livelihoods, local economies and our health and wellbeing.
We also welcome one million visitors every year to our unique wetland reserves as we believe that showing people first-hand how amazing wetlands are is the best way to ignite a passion to conserve them.
We are currently looking to recruit a Head of Financial Business Partnering; a new and important role in the Finance Team.
The main focus of this role is to support colleagues across the organisation, inputting into new projects and contracts, and helping to make those agreements the best they can be from both charitable and financial perspectives. You will provide forward-looking information and analysis to the wider business and support the development of both commercial and charitable activities across the organisation. You will ensure that all information regarding forecasting and modelling of future activities is realistic and accurate.
You will manage a small Financial Business Partnering team and work closely with the Head of Financial Accounting and Head of Finance to ensure that all financial information is presented in a useful and timely way which can be used by programme and project managers around the organisation to enable good decision making.
To succeed in this role you will:
- Be a qualified accountant with a strong customer service focus, building effective and collaborative relationships with budget holders across the WWT group and providing support and information to enable good decision-making. This will involve regular meetings with managers across the organisation.
- Partner with managers across WWT, helping with queries, improving their understanding of their management accounts, ensuring that financial rules and procedures are followed and to provide training.
- Lead on the production of accurate, concise and easy to understand management accounts each month, including a monthly Finance Report for the senior management team and trustees, in line with agreed timescales and procedures.
- Be a strong leader able to communicate well with your peers and team members and have resilience to adapt quickly to changing priorities and demands from internal and external stakeholders.
In return for your hard work and dedication you will enjoy a wide variety of benefits including:
- Salary package £40,000 - £44,000 depending on experience
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free car parking and secure bike storage areas
- Cycle to work scheme
Closing date 15th May
Interview date 1st round 27th May; 2nd round 6th June
Working for this membership organisation with real social impact you will work closely with the Director of Development and lead on the development of corporate partnerships and selling commercial products such as consultancy, training services, sponsorship and membership schemes to generate income .
Create a pipeline and pre-pipeline of suitable corporate and commercial partners to meet agreed quarterly and annual target
Undertake desk-based research to proactively identify, qualify and engage prospects
Handle all corporate and other commercial inquiries from potential partners
Develop, deliver, and lead on Corporate and Commercial Development Business Plan within the framework of the Development Strategy
Adapt and develop partnership offers as required and spot opportunities for further areas to commercialise
Proven track-record in generating five figure partnerships
Proven track-record in forging corporate partnerships, and sale of commercial products
Strong ability and knowledge to secure new business and drive income opportunities
Proven success in account management including the ability to negotiate and close business deals
Ability to research new and innovative leads, network and connect resources
Substantial experience of developing and delivering to an income generation strategy and business plan, and meeting income targets
Exceptional relationship management and negotiation skills, with demonstrated ability to influence and persuade senior decision makers
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.
Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.
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Director of Commercial and Nature Based Solutions
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Working hours: Full time
Location: Remote working
We are looking for a strategic thinker with proven business management, project management and people management skills, to develop and deliver SWT (Sales) Ltd's business development strategy.
This role will involve establishing governance, legal, commercial and delivery models, as well as developing propositions to match the different corporate and financial models to Somerset Wildlife Trust's strategic objectives and ethical standards.
You will work closely with the Senior Leadership Team and First Ecology Manager, providing support to help develop and grow capacity, whilst meeting the needs of new investment models and strategic investors needs.
This is a new, very exciting role. We have an ambitious growth plan for SWT Sales Ltd to develop end-to-end services for emerging markets in nature-based solutions such as Biodiversity Net Gain, carbon and water quality, that help restore nature at scale.
This is a permanent full-time position, with hot-desking at our various offices and flexible home working.
The closing date for applications is 9.00 am on Monday 6th June 2022.
To Apply and for More Information:
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Please note that we will review applications throughout the advertising period and may close the advert early if a suitable applicant is found.
At Somerset Wildlife Trust we are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
No agencies please.
Title: Caring Services Finance Partner
Salary: £39,034- £42,000 per annum + London Allowance £3,500 if applicable.
Hours/Contract: 35 hr/ week
Contract Type: Permanent
Based: Hybrid working, Home Based and Office Based (Central London one day per week)
Closing date: 31st May 2022
Interview date: 10 June 2022
Marie is Curie is the leading provider of end-of-life care in the UK. The impact of our existing services on people's experience at end of life is significant. Last year, we helped more than 68,000 people with our services, including hospices, nursing services, helper and companion services, and information and support. 98% of the people we supported rate us highly.
However, we're currently only reaching 10% of people at the end of life in the UK and the need for our work has never been greater: every 5 minutes someone in the UK dies without getting the care and support they need. We need to build on our excellent services and develop new approaches to strengthen our reach and impact and ensure everyone has the best possible experience at the end of life.
The Caring Services Finance Partnering Team works alongside our nine hospices and nationwide nursing services, supporting budget holders to maximise their impact with an income budget of circa £55m and gross expenditure circa £90m. You will deliver a high quality, customer focused finance partnering service to stakeholders in the Caring Services directorate and Business Development Team, including support to operational decision making, commercial development and our rolling cost efficiency programme, producing management accounts, forecasts, budgets and insightful analysis.
What we are looking for:
- A qualified or nearly qualified accountant with finance partnering experience in a medium or large organisation, ideally with experience in the health, social care or charity sectors.
- Customer focused, you will build strong relationships with decision makers, making use of data and analysis to deliver real insight and support your arguments.
- You will have experience of supporting budget holders to prepare budgets and forecasts and make effective financial decisions.
What's in it for you:
- Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
- Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
- Continuous development
- Industry leading training programmes
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Flexible Working
Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.
We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.
Shortlisting and Interviews will happen on a rolling basis so early application is encouraged. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.
Our Financial Planning & Analysis team are looking to recruit a Head of Finance working with the Operations and Commercial departments of the Trust, this is a key senior role in a fast pace environment. You will have strong commercial and communication skills to lead a national team of 4 finance managers ,you will be working with Operational teams assisting Directors with financial and commercial decision making. This is an exciting and rewarding role for the right candidate working for a highly regarded national charity.
The Financial Planning & Analysis function is responsible for strategic, commercial financial advice and financial performance management for the Trust including performance reporting, financial bid support, business cases, budgeting and forecasting activities. The team provide essential analysis and insights for budget holders and senior leaders to drive effective, sustainable, and commercial planning.
This role has responsibility for the Commercial advice to Management Teams, Business Planning & Budgeting, monitoring of monthly expenditure, challenging senior teams driving value for money within our operations and commercial departments. Review of expenditure accruals / deferrals. Training budget holders to improve financial management & accuracy of monthly management accounts.
You will initially be working on a hybrid basis and then based at one of our key centres with the opportunity to work flexibly. There will also be opportunities for you to work with Young People and witness the fantastic work of the Trust.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Barnardo’s is the largest national children’s charity in the UK. We protect, support, and nurture the UK's vulnerable children. We help hundreds of thousands of children, young people, parents, and carers via our 800+ diverse services across the UK. The scale of what we do may be big and complex, but our aim is simple – to provide better outcomes for more children, no matter who they are or what they have been through. We are committed to working in partnership to reach more Children, Young People, and families.
Our current Director of Commercial & Business Development – Children’s Services will be leaving having developed a very successful directorate, and we are now seeking to recruit an exceptional candidate to build on our sector-leading commercial activity. Reporting to our Corporate Director of Development & Innovation, your key responsibilities will include:
- Aligning all areas of the business development and commercial strategy to support Barnardo’s vision, purpose, objectives, identifying opportunities and robust solutions.
- Providing strategic leadership and oversight of our commercial business lines operations, including our Family Placement, Gap Homes, and Employer Training Services businesses, with a combined 600 staff and turnover of £42m
- Developing and identifying new opportunities, markets, and solutions to achieve our organisation strategy and achieve better outcomes for Children and Young People
- Delivering commercial expertise and advice into high value and pan-regional bids and their implementation in partnership with regional and national Children Services operational teams, frontline services, and corporate teams
- Leading improvements to the quality of all tendering activity across Barnardo’s, which will continually increase the positive outcomes achieved through competitive bids
- As a senior leader, working with key stakeholders to develop and innovate our approach to strategic partnerships, system change and operational services to address the needs of Children and young people, commissioners, and funders
This is not a traditional business development role. The focus of your work will be strategic, proactive, market development, working closely with our partners and commissioners to co-design and co-produce interventions that change the system and deliver better outcomes for more children.
The successful candidate will have strong commercial acumen and be adept at identifying opportunities, creating partnerships, and assessing risk/reward. You will ideally have experience of working with children’s services or another setting where services work with high risk, vulnerable groups. You’ll need a good understanding of tendering and contracts in the public sector, and a breadth of operational leadership experience to provide oversight and support to the managers of our commercial businesses.
If you’re driven by a passion to make a difference to young people’s lives, we want to hear from you. Your ability to succeed in this role will have a tangible impact on children and young people both by directly raising income that funds our vital services, and by creating new approaches that can reach more children and young people.
For further a recruitment pack with further information including how to apply, please contact James Stephens at Morgan Law Executive Recruitment. The Closing Date for applications will be 11pm on Wednesday 25th May. We welcome candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Ecommerce Manager to join our team based in Lancing (hybid working available). We will offer you a competitive salary of £42,973 per annum.
We’re Scouts and everyone’s welcome here - all genders, races and backgrounds. Right across the UK, we help over 400,000 young people aged 4-25 gain skills for life and find their place in the world. We help them speak up, play their part and shine bright.
The Ecommerce Manager Role:
We are rejuvenating the team post pandemic, during the past year we have pivoted the business from a B2B Wholesaler to a direct to customer model, with huge untapped potential for growth. This role is an opportunity to deliver career defining LFL’s and KPIs. We are a close knit, small team who work in a fast paced, agile way. You will be empowered to make decisions and learn fast.
You will lead a brand new and growing team, while being an integral part of a dynamic management team fully accountable for running this mid-sized business. The business is growing and the structure is regularly reviewed so plenty of opportunity for progression.
The Ecommerce Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Scout Store websites, trading them effectively, optimising user journeys, and aligning efforts with the Marketing and Customer Service team. The Ecommerce Manager will use data and other engagement tools to brief optimisations into the development and design teams to ensure high conversion, a higher average order value and engagement. The Ecommerce Manager will have strong commercial acumen, be data passionate, and have great attention to detail.
Key responsibilities as our Ecommerce Manager:
- Develop, Own, administer and engage the business on the overall long-term Ecommerce Strategy.
- Product data management - ensure that all product data is on the websites sites including images, descriptions, product detail, and prices.
- Manage the overall critical path to get product information and photography on to the site on time and ensure all involved teams within the business are aware of deadlines.
- Online Product Management – Ensure that products are merchandised while ensuring that products are simple to find, but yet maximising sale opportunities.
- Ensure that all the back end office work is done to maximise merchandising opportunities
- Online sales budget control and forecasting – identify and report on trends in trading performance and develop sales forecasts for peak trading periods online.
- Web Analytics – monitor and measure site performance, while using this to make recommendation and improve performance.
- Measure online conversion and identify tactics internally and with development team to improve conversion rates
What we are looking for in our Ecommerce Manager:
- Experience in an Ecommerce environment at Management level.
- Strong leadership experience.
- Ideally experience of B2B Ecommerce, but not essential.
- Experience of PPC, Google Analytics.
- Must have strategy and delivery experience.
- Experience of project\product management.
- Commercially minded individual
- Technical experience with ecommerce platforms.
- Knowledge of digital marketing channels.
What we can offer you as our Ecommerce Manager:
- 25 days holiday and going up to 28 days after 2 years’ service and 32 days after 5 years’ service
- Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year
- Life Assurance
- Simply Health Scheme
- Generous Pension Scheme
- Free car parking
We are proud to be a family-friendly employer and offer…
- Up to four personal days paid leave a year
- Maternity/Paternity Leave
- Childcare Vouchers
- Flexible working hours
- Store Discount at our Scout Store + other online benefits
- Study and volunteer leave
Closing date: TBC
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click ‘Apply’ now!
The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.
Strictly no agencies.
Working for a growing healthcare business this role will work in Central London, with occasional visits to Berkshire. It is an exciting time to join the business as the continue to grow. They are also going through a number of on-going change programmes and there is opportunities across the business. Internal movement is proactively encouraged and there are many example of people really progressing their careers internally.
Due to a period of growth, this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Corporate - Business Partner to join our team on a full-time and permanent basis. The role of the Corporate Business Partner is to predominantly provide financial support to the Central Overhead Department Leads, including members of the Executive Committee.
- The successful candidate will be instrumental in the preparation and posting of month end journals to recognise costs in accordance with the relevant accounting standards.
- You will maintain and develop monthly spend trackers on key areas of focus such as staff costs and IT maintenance to aid financial decisions.
- As a Corporate Business Partner, you will be required to produce monthly P&L reports
- You will lead on the development of strong working relationships with all budget owners; flexing management of these relationships dependant on their financial expertise.
Who we're looking for
- Fully qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA).
- Experience in working directly with executive and senior management in a business focussed commercial environment.
- Ability to question and challenge colleagues assumptions in a way which makes a positive contribution to the resolution of the subject matter.
Benefits A comprehensive benefits package which includes:
- 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
- Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
- A reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
- Free Bupa wellness screening
- Private medical insurance
- Life assurance
Head of Finance (3 days/week), South London – Arts, up to £60,000 FTE
A small but well-known arts organization based in South London is looking for their new Head of Finance to run the entire function and report to senior members of staff and the Board. Working 3 days a week, the Head of Finance will be leading on all controls and financial accounting, along with a lot of commercial and strategic work to help the organisation develop and grow their revenue streams. You will manage one member of staff, who has plenty of organization knowledge and works full time.
- Take responsibility for the annual audit file, in conjunction with the Finance Manager.
- Manage the smooth completion of the annual statutory audit.
- Prepare the annual statutory accounts in accordance with the charity SORP.
- Liaise with other members of the senior management to produce the annual Trustees’ Report.
- Review and approve the quarterly VAT return, monthly HMRC return and year end HMRC return.
- Work to maximise VAT recovery in a partially exempt organisation.
- Prepare the Theatre Tax Relief Claim and maximise recovery in conjunction with our tax advisers.
- As part of maximising the strength of the control environment and segregation of duties, alternate with the Producer to review and authorise the payroll and pay runs.
- Continuously improve the control framework of the organisation, including system implementation and automation where appropriate
- Advise and lead on system implementation and processes to streamline the financial control framework of the organisation Budgeting and Management Accounting
- Produce the annual budget, liaising with other Heads of Departments as appropriate.
- Compile quarterly management accounts including notes, commentary, and cash flow.
- Contribute to monitoring and reporting, including preparing all financial reports and data required by Arts Council England.
- Manage the relationship with bankers, pension advisers. insurance brokers and auditors.
- Prepare and deliver finance reporting to the Board / Finance Committee
- Keep abreast of financial developments across the arts charity sector and help Identify new funding opportunities.
- Line management of Finance Manager.
- Contribute to the achievement of the organisation’s annual financial targets.
- Assist in the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the business plan.
- Contribute to strategic planning and programme development.
- Play an active role in the Senior Management team.
Key Skills & Qualifications:
- Qualified ACCA/ACA/CIMA Accountant with some PQE
- Experience in charity/arts would be preferred, even if just as a trustee/voluntary role
- Interest in the Arts and Theatre
- Ability to work effectively with creative individuals and enable creative excellence to flourish.
- Proven ability to manage a full financial year cycle applying best practice processes and controls
You will support the Finance Director by preparing timely management information for budget holders, the Senior Leadership Team and Trustees to aid planning and decision making. The role is also responsible for ensuring that financial systems and controls are adhered to in order to ensure that the organisation is safeguarded from fraud and error. As Head of Finance, you will play a pivotal role in building excellent relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Key areas of responsibility:
Finance & Accounting
Payments and credit control
Payroll and pensions
Fundraising, Grant Management and Restricted Funding
Training & Coaching
Audit and external relationships
Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA with experience in a similar role
Demonstrable understanding of charity and company accounting requirements including Companies Act, Charities SORP and FRS 102
Ability to interpret and clearly explain complex financial data to non-finance staff
Understanding of VAT partial exemption, gift-aid and corporation tax relevant to the organisation
Previous line management experience with a focus on developing and training staff
Desire to be part of a small team with an understanding of the constraints of working in the charity or non-for-profit sector with limited resources
If you have the above skills and experience and are immediately available, please apply online, I would love to have a conversation with you!
Working with an organisation with charitable status but with commercial/trading interests this is a great role to develop leadership experience and to fully utilise your financial management experience.
This is a critical role for the organisation.
- provide a modern and accessible finance service and lead on financial management and performance for the organisation
- leads on the planning and delivery of the financial reporting and budgeting
- oversee the statutory accounts.
- building excellent working relationships with non-finance colleagues and other stakeholders, including departmental and commercial managers.
- will need to be able to understand where system improvements are needed and have the skill and attitude to make change happen.
- will manage and work closely with 2 team members who oversee transactional accounting and commercial finance operational elements of the role.
- deputise for the Director of Finance when required.
You will be a CCAB/CIMA qualified accountant, with excellent interpersonal skills Previous experience of preparing statutory accounts as well as budgets and forecasts is required. You will also be strong on systems and be committed to fully utilising the system to best effect. Proven aptitude for team working and excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with financial and non-financial colleagues are essential.
My client is an award winning publisher committed to making a difference and influencing social change.
We are seeking a new Head of Finance who will lead the financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, analysis and reporting and be part of the Senior Leadership Team.
The post-holder will ensure both the smooth running of the day-to-day financial processes and the delivery and continuous improvement of high-quality management information and analysis for the wider business.
You will need to be highly motivated and proactive and able to provide excellent financial advice and support to improve decision making, enable strategic initiatives and improve financial performance.
The ability to communicate effectively with non-financial colleagues is crucial alongside strong technical accounting knowledge, commercial acumen and advanced excel and modelling skills. Experience of publishing would be an advantage.
A great opportunity has arisen for experienced Head of Finance to join our organisation and lead our global finance team.
International Alert (Alert) are one of the world’s leading peacebuilding organisations, with over 30 years of experience laying the foundations for peace. Our vision is that people and their societies can resolve conflicts without violence, working together to build sustainable and inclusive peace.
We operate in an increasingly complex and global regulatory environment with offices in 15 countries and a portfolio of around £20 million, requiring an emphasis on efficiency and cost management, while being able to take the risks needed to invest and expand into new ventures in the pursuit of growth. Compliance demands, business needs, organisational priorities and technological possibilities all evolve continuously.
You will work closely with the Director of Finance and Operations on overall finance strategy and will ensure that the Director of Finance and Operations is appraised of key financial issues that need to be discussed by the Executive Team (XT). You will take the lead on planning and control, ensuring that the financial elements of Alert’s strategic plans are clear, and lead on the preparation of the annual organisational budget for adoption by XT and the Board.
You will have the overall responsibility for the implementation of proper internal controls; the safeguarding of Alert’s assets and ensuring that statutory, legislative and other financial reporting requirements are met. You will supervise the programme finance teams in London and in-country to ensure that organisational polices and systems are rigorous, effective, efficient, helpful, user-friendly, and complied with, in order to preserve Alert’s reputation for effective peacebuilding and timely and transparent accountability.
To be successful in this role, the skills, qualifications and experience listed in the job description are important, but we believe that to be great in this job you are likely, first and foremost, to combine a grasp of the big picture and the operational elements and how they fit together, and on this basis, you will be able to drive forward strategy and manage change.
You will have a talent for creative, flexible, entrepreneurial and innovative thinking when it comes to financial problem-solving and solution seeking. You will generate trust and confidence among your colleagues and build the kind of relationships (both internally and externally) that will gain cooperation and constructively ensure compliance. You are analytical and can present complex financial information, tools and concepts in an accessible way, both to finance/non-finance staff.
Please view the Job Description for the full role requirements.
International Alert prides itself on being an Equal Opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented people including women, people from the Global South, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, disabled people, and other historically marginalised people.
While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume that your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.