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6-month contract (starting mid-September)
36.5 hours per week
Embrace the Middle East is an international Christian charity helping people of all faiths and none to free themselves from a life of poverty and injustice. Our work and the work of our Christian partners, in Egypt, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, Syria and Iraq, who run hospitals, clinics, schools and centres for people with disabilities, really does make a difference. Together we lift up the vulnerable and marginalised, serving families escaping violence or persecution, people living with all kinds of disability, women and children deprived of access to vital education and health services.
We are looking to appoint an interim Head of Finance to oversee the day-to-day operational accounting for the charity and trading company. Working in collaboration with the team, the interim Head of Finance will be responsible for the professional management of the charity’s accounts, as well as those of the trading company, ensuring the charity’s operational effectiveness and efficiency, to include maintaining accurate financial management information and compliance with relevant statutory requirements.
This role benefits from the charity’s remote and flexible work commitments allowing home-based working as a default option but with regular attendance at the charity’s Amersham office particularly for the purposes of team building.
Key areas of responsibilities:
- Ensure effective review, control, and monitoring of income and budgets
- Assisting senior managers with budgeting and financial plans for 2023
- Line management of 3 team members
- Leading on preparing for audit, including statutory reporting
- Budget preparation for 2023
- VAT return Sept 2022
- Reconcile and align charity donations across systems
- Preparation for year end – agree audit date, auditor’s attendance at stock take
- Prepare quarterly income and expenditure statement and cash and funding forecasts for the Board of Trustees and, together with the CEO, any other papers required by the Board and the Governance and Resources Committee.
This is an ideal role for a qualified accountant with experience of charity financial reporting, using Xero with third party applications such as; ZOHO, MAKE, BOLD, budget preparation, charity fund management (restricted & unrestricted funds) and accounting for trading subsidiary. Suitable candidates will need to be available to start work from mid-September for a minimum of 6 months.
Personal qualities required:
- Self-motivated and able to work under pressure and prioritise effectively.
- A natural collaborator who enjoys working as part a team to deliver organisation wide objectives.
- Clear and concise communicator and confidence to present financial information to the Board.
- Sympathetic to the Christian character of the charity.
Staff benefits at Embrace the Middle East:
- To support every member of staff to work as effectively as possible, Embrace offers remote and flexible working arrangements. This includes flexi-time and home-working arrangements.
- Embrace’s flexi-time framework means that staff can vary, by agreement with their manager, their start and finish times, taking into account the needs of their work and personal preference/circumstance. Staff are required to start work between 7:30am – 10:00am and finish between 3:00pm – 6:00pm. Our core collaborative working hours are between 10:00am to 3:00pm.
- Pension - option to join from day 1. Maximum employer contribution of 10%
- Holiday - 30 days, including 8 bank holidays (pro-rata), plus 3 days leave between Christmas and the New Year
- Support for home-working allowance (£312 per annum, pro-rata)
- Life Assurance - 3x salary.
- Employee Assistant Programme (confidential counselling, legal and financial advice) available 24 /7, 365 days a year
- Training and development programme for all employees.
- Commitment to staff health & wellbeing.
How to apply:
To apply for this role, kindly send through a completed online application form, via the link on our website.
We will contact all shortlisted candidates either before or shortly after the closing date for applications.
Embrace the Middle East is an equal opportunities employer. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to child protection.
Please note that in order to be considered for this position you need to have the right to work in the UK, either through nationality or relevant work visa.
The successful candidate will be required to complete a medical questionnaire and undertake a disclosure check as part of the Charity’s safer recruitment policy.
Closing date: 5pm on Friday 19 August 2022
Title: Global Financial Planning and Analysis Manager
Location: London UK or Washington DC Or this job can be based remotely in a RI country of operation
Reporting to: Financial Planning and Anylsis Director
Direct reports: Not Applicable
Budget responsibility: Not Applicable
ABOUT Relief International.
Relief International (RI) is a leading nonprofit organization working in 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.
Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.
RI includes the four corporate members of the RI Alliance: RI-US, RI-UK, MRCA/RI-France and RI-Europe. Under our alliance agreement, we operate as a single, shared management structure.
About our Country Program/ Regional Programs.
RI is active in 16 countries around the world, including some of the most fragile: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen. Often, RI is the only organization providing assistance to highly vulnerable communities.
RI employs 7,000+ staff and auxiliary workers
97% of staff are local nationals
We only have some 90 ex-pat staff out of 7,000+
RI spent $150 million in 2019 on our programs
Often, RI is the only organization providing assistance to highly vulnerable communities.
RI invests in four broad program sectors: Economic Opportunity, Education, Health, and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. We design our programs to incorporate The RI Way: local participation, integrated programming, the development of civic skills, and complementary partnerships including with local NGOs, governments, and the private sector. RI supports solutions that reinforce and improve upon existing in-country systems. Where such systems do not exist or are chronically underperforming, RI’s crisis response lays the foundation for long-term, sustainable change.
Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) unit has the overall responsibility for the financial planning and reporting service supporting the growth and effective management of Relief International and its various business units.
The FP&A Manager works with Director of FP&A to support the global finance team by providing leadership and coordination in the accounting, reporting and compliance efforts of Relief International.
Essential Responsiblities and Duties.
Income & Expenditure Reporting and Budgeting
Preparing and maintaining budget models and forecasts;
Reviewing project spend down plans to ensure accuracy of the projections;
Reviewing Proposal budgets, ensuring compliance with RI common cost allocation policy and donor regulations;
Preparing pipeline analysis based on data provided by Program development team;
Reviewing Global department BVA details and ensure correct allocations;
Reviewing transaction listing at month end closing to check the compliance of allocations; based on Relief international accounting guidelines.
Financial Analysis and Management Reports
Supporting the director of FP&A in standardizing and automating Budget Variance Analysis; models at Country, Regional and Global levels;
Manage the process of reporting global monthly portfolio and project risk management reports;
Lead the standardizing and automating country master budgets in consultataion with the director of the FP&A
Analyzing financial and operational results to better understand business unit performance;
Preparing and manage the information on project Exchange gain loss analysis and other Global summaries;
Work with the director of FP&A to manage the standardisation of project set ups in NetSuite and ensuring accuracy of data based on donor contracts;
Support the implementation of Financial reporting software of Relief International;
Develop and design financial reports in financial reportig software.
Managing the roll out of Financial Software.
Other Financial Analysis and Management tasks as assigned by the FP&A Director.
Drafting and developing policies, processes and forms for Global department costs;
Manage or perform periodical or ad hoc financial data analysis, queries, reconciliations and reports as needed by the Senior Management team or to satisfy external audit requests;
Propose and support initiatives targeted at financial processes improvement and the implementation of changes to achieve efficiencies and RI objectives in the areas of program billing, contract compliance and reporting, indirect cost recovery, financial reporting and analysis
Other related tasks that may from time to time
Uphold and promote RI’s commitment to ensuring the safeguarding and safety of the vulnerable communities we serve.
Consistent with RI’s safeguarding and protection policies, ensure that all HR activity and practice is compliant with safeguarding standards.
Experience and qualifications required for the role.
Progressive finance and accounting experience with proven success with an INGO context;
Financial and accounting education background, CPA, ACCA and/or MBA preferred;
Solid understanding and knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS, Good understanding of UK GAAP
Experience working with international donors such as USG, FCDO (previously DFID) and the EU;
Solid experience of financial planning and analysis in an INGO of comparable size and complexity to RI; must have INGO finance/accounting experience; preferably some field experience;
Knowledge of accounting and reporting software; Experience with NetSuite and QuickBooks is favorable.
Skills and competencies
Keen analytic, organization, and problem-solving skills, which allows for strategic data interpretation vs. simple reporting;
Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers;
Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to all levels of staff;
High proficiency in MS Excel (eg formulas, pivot tables and graph production), MS Word and PowerPoint, proficiency in Power BI preferred;
Ability to travel domestically or overseas as required by direct supervisor;
Guided by the humanitarian principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and independence, as well as “Do No Harm,” Relief International Values:
How to apply.
To apply for this post, click on the “Apply” button in the job advert page
You will be asked to upload a CV and Cover Letter. The cover letter should be no more than 2 pages long and explain why you are interested in this post with Relief International and how your skills and experience make you a good fit.
Closing date. Please apply immediately we will be reviewing applicants on a rolling basis, therefore may withdraw the position for the job board closing date.
Please apply by uploading your cover letter and up-to-date CV on our website.
Due to limited resources, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Note to external agencies, we will not be accepting CVs from third parties.
Relief International is committed to protecting our staff and the communities we work with from abuse and harm including sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and sexual harassment.
All staff are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct.
Recruitment to all roles in Relief International include a criminal records self-declaration, references and other pre-employment checks, which may include police and qualifications checks.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Head of FP&A for one of London's Universities
This university is one of the leading institutions in the world and is made up of a number of academic areas that provide world class education to it's students. With growing student numbers and new enterprise activity, they are now looking to recruit a Head of FP&A to provide team leadership and commercial, decision making support to the executive team.
- Lead a team of commerical finance individuals
- Lead on key budgeting and forecasting, as well as key commercial financial analysis
- Lead on key financial decision making support
- Drive business partnering and finance as a service across the organisation
- Key financial planning, short, medium and long term
You will be a fully qualified accountant (ACA or equivalent) that has delivered within a commercial finance role already, working with senior leadership to provide decision making support.
You will have led a team already, including all reviews and support.
Salary c£70,000 plus fantastic holiday and pension
Permanent Head of Planning, Forecasting and Reporting based in West Yorkshire
Offering up to £65,000 and flexible working arrangements
About Our Client
This is an exciting time to join the University of Leeds, in 2021 we published our new 10-year values driven strategy: Universal values, Global Change. At the heart of this strategy is the ambition to create stronger impact locally, nationally and globally; harnessing our expertise to drive change and help create a more equitable and sustainable future.
Vice-Chancellor Simone Buitendijk and the University's leadership team are focused on creating an equal and diverse values-driven organisation. We aim to create an inclusive environment that attracts, develops and retains the best staff and students from all backgrounds, supporting them to achieve their ambitions and, in so doing, contributing to our institutional strategic aims.
This is a new, exciting high profile role which will be at the heart of delivering the University's financial strategy.
We are recruiting a senior role to lead the University's financial planning, forecasting and reporting activity. We are looking to grow our planning and forecasting capability, leveraging the benefits of a new planning tool and delivering a more efficient process to create greater opportunities to focus on providing value adding insight and analysis. The role will work closely with the Director of Finance, Head of Management Accounting and Faculty & Service finance leads, and will lead and develop a small central team. We are looking for a commercially aware candidate with good experience of financial planning and analysis. The role holder will build strong oversight and understanding of the University's financial plans and forecasts, being able to identify potential issues and challenges, as well as being able to clearly articulate outcomes to senior stakeholders. Being able to work through detailed issues and analysis, but also operate effectively at a senior level will be a key success factor in this role. The role holder will also develop strong relations with faculty and service teams, which will be key to delivering well managed and successful planning and forecasting processes for the University.
As mentioned we really want this colleague to take forward our planning, forecasting and financial MI capabilities. They will need to draw on their own strong experience to do this, and lead the team effectively through a period of change and development. As part of this we are implementing a new planning system. The Head of Planning, Forecasting & Reporting will be the finance business lead and product owner for this project, ensuring that we design and deliver a product that will realise important benefits and process improvements for our financial planning and forecasting activity.
The Successful Applicant
As Head of Planning, Forecasting & Reporting you will have:
- A Professional accounting qualification;
- Extensive experience of accounting, budget preparation and forecasting and of providing a professional financial and management accounting service for senior managers;
- Experience of providing high quality finance business partnering support, including senior stakeholder engagement;
- Ability to interpret data strategically and affect decision making through excellent influencing and negotiating skills;
- Evidence of the ability to build successful relationships and promote excellent team working practices both externally and internally and at all levels of an organisation;
- An ability to understand the business complexities and technical matters, and to provide a clear financial and commercial perspective, including presentation to colleagues of all disciplines
- Evidence of effectively initiating and implementing process change;
- Ability to establish priorities and consistently deliver accurate, timely and relevant data to tight deadlines.
You may also have:
- Experience of working in a Group, Divisional or other Central Finance function, managing processes for collating plans or reports from subsidiaries/business units.
- Experience of SAP and IBM Planning Analytics or a similar Planning system
What's on Offer
Benefits on offer:
- Basic salary between £51,799 and £65,573 depending on experience
- Flexible working arrangement
- Highly competitive pension (there are different schemes but employer contribution can vary between 10%- 20%!)
- 25 days holiday plus 15.5 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas)
- Health and Well-being: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
- Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.
Allen Lane have partnered with a well established growing not for profit organisation on their search for a FInancial Planning Manager.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and collaborative proven Finance Business Partner looking to take the next step in their career.Who will bring strong communication, analytical and systems skills, an open mind and a curious and innovative approach to financial planning
This is an exciting time to be joining our client and their finance team. .
Main areas of responsibility
- Ownership of the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes
- Planning and co-ordinating the medium-term financial planning process in support of the organisation’s strategic planning.
- Supporting the growing Fundraising team to develop the financial modelling needed to support the income growth plans.
- Producing monthly organisational management information reports.
- Working closely with the business partners to provide high level analysis on the organisational financial performance.
This role would be a great fit for a candidate coming from a smaller charity who is looking for a larger platform to work on, or someone who works for a mid - large size organisation looking for a more hands on role
I would also encourage ambitious newly qualified finance professionals looking to make their first move out of practice to apply. This organisation prides themselves on their Learning and Development programmes and would provide a fantastic platform in your career to take your first step into industry.
Further Job Spec is available on request. To apply please send your CV via the link. For an informal conversation about the role please contact Tiffany Richards via the Allen Lane agency website.
Haringey Education Partnership
Haringey Education Partnership is a not-for-profit, schools-led school improvement company established by Haringey and Enfield schools in partnership with Haringey Council from September 2018. We exist to improve outcomes for children and young people through delivering the best school improvement available anywhere in the country. We support all types and phases of schools in Haringey and Enfield who want to work with us and our family of 100+ schools.
Our vision is to inspire our schools so every child and young person is able to thrive in a rapidly changing world. Our mission is to raise outcomes for all in HEP schools so achievement is as good as, or better than, anywhere in the country.
We are seeking to engage a highly motivated and experienced qualified accountant to lead the finance function following a period of set up and growth.
This is a hands on, top-table strategy role, and you will have the assistance of a part-time finance assistant.
We are a small company and the post holder will be expected to contribute broadly across the business, particularly in identifying and delivering new commercial opportunities.
The role straddles financial and management accounting, and the post holder will have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, in being the chief financial advisor to the board, and in being a business partner to the leadership team and beyond.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Ensure that business processes, administration and financial management are as efficient as possible
- Assist the Chief Executive in the identification and delivery of business development opportunities
- Undertake and present the finance work associated with new services or products, ensuring that the associated commercial strategies (such as pricing) are appropriate
- Act as chief financial advisor to the board and the finance committee
- Act as business partner to company budget holders in the preparation and presentation of tailored financial management information
- Lead the maintenance of the accounting system (Quickbooks)
- Lead planning and forecasting activities with business partners to achieve business and company goals
- Prepare and present financial reports for the company’s finance committee and board
- Prepare and present financial forecasts by modelling scenarios
- Ensure legal compliance with respect to Insurance, Companies House and HMRC requirements
- Prepare revenue, expense, cash flow and balance sheet analysis as required
- Lead on the preparation of the annual budget
- Assist management to make better financial decisions to improve financial sustainability
- Provide the management and development of the financial assistant
- Review and process payments of creditors and employees (payroll is currently outsourced)
- Participate and, where appropriate, lead in the execution of changes to procedures, policies and systems to facilitate expansion, compliance and scaling of the business
- Prepare final accounts and lead the external audit
- Prepare and submit quarterly VAT returns and the annual corporation tax return
- Build and maintain constructive relationships with auditors, solicitors and the bank
- Oversee the correct accounting for the relationship with HEP’s charitable arm, HEP Horizons
- Any other duties commensurate with the role
- Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CPFA)
- Demonstrable CPD
- Financial Accounting
- Technical knowledge commensurate with a small business
- Preparation of VAT and Corporation tax returns
- Preparation of final accounts
- Leading on annual audit
- Management accounting
- Budget preparation and monitoring
- Evidence of business partnering with non-finance managers
- Preparation and presentation of financial management information to committee and board
- Business Development
- Evidence of working commercially, preparing finance work for business development
- Evidence of cross-organisation working
- Evidence of commercial development aptitude
- Evidence of managing and developing staff
- Evidence of influencing skills
- Have strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
- Be able to build relationships quickly
- Be adaptable with good organisational skills
- Be a team player, with the confidence to lead, motivate and influence
- Have a commitment to customer-focussed working
- Have a passion for improving outcomes for children and young people
- Have an understating of the issues around diversity and anti-discrimination and a commitment to both
- Salary:£60-70k per annum + 30 days holiday + generous defined contribution pension scheme
- Full-time, 35 hours per week (will consider part-time for an exceptional candidate)
- The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check
Please submit a comprehensive CV AND with a covering letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 setting out your interest in the role along with details of how you would deliver on the responsibilities of the role and how you meet the skills and experience required.
Interviews: HEP will commence interviews for this role w/c 22nd August
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Small international development charity is seeking a fantastic Head of Fundraising …
Are you an enthusiastic fundraiser with great writing and communication skills, and trusts & foundations experience? We are looking for a dynamic Head of Fundraising to lead our fundraising programme, raising money to run exciting grassroots projects that make a difference for Tibetan communities.
You’ll be a relationship builder who cares about our supporters, and unafraid of a hands-on role in a small team where you will have the opportunity to try new ideas and make the role your own.
Trust fundraising is a vital part of the role, as well as producing appeals and managing relationships with individual donors and corporate partners. You’ll need to be confident in working with numbers and data, writing for digital platforms, and translating project information into engaging, supporter-friendly copy.
You will also manage a team of three people and work closely with the CEO to progress major donor relationships and plan budgets. This is a fantastic role for an adaptable fundraiser who can turn their hand to most tasks and is looking to step up into a Head of Fundraising position.
Full time (35 hours/week). We can offer flexible working. The role is hybrid and would be a mixture of working from home and in our office in Camden (at least once a week).
Please apply via CharityJob, sending your CV along with a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4 that demonstrates why you want to be our Head of Fundraising. N.B. applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
Closing date for applicants is midday Friday 12 August. We will monitor applications whilst this advert is live. A first round of interviews will be conducted via Zoom or Google Meet week beginning 15 August.
Background: Founded in 1959, Tibet Relief Fund is a well-established and dynamic charity that empowers Tibetans to build sustainable communities and better futures through education and innovative practical grassroots initiatives. We work closely with a number of partner organisations, mainly in India and Nepal, and run an active sponsorship programme.
Patron: Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
Mission: Tibet Relief Fund works to empower Tibetans to build sustainable communities and better futures through education and innovative, practical, grassroots initiatives.
Vision: A world where Tibetans can live and work with equality and security, and celebrate their rich culture and traditions.
Statement on diversity: Tibet Relief Fund is committed to valuing diversity and equality of opportunity for employment, career and personal development. We believe that people from different backgrounds bring perspectives and skills that create fresh ideas, thinking and approaches that make the way work is undertaken more effective and efficient. We know that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
Statement on safeguarding: Tibet Relief Fund is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. It expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process, in accordance with this commitment and our Safeguarding Policy.
Applications will only be considered with a cover letter
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Henshaws College, Harrogate
Closing date: Monday, 15th Aug 2022
Salary: £49,356.00per annum
Hours per week: 38
Weeks per year: 52
Annual Leave: 25 days plus 10 days bank holiday (pro-rata for part-time)
DBS Enhanced with child barring - Paid for by Henshaws
Benefits: Hybrid working, Enhanced sick pay and annual leave, 4 days full pay emergency
domestic leave per year, free eye test vouchers, long service awards, access to
free of charge independent counselling service, opportunity to buy additional
Henshaws is a northern charity, established in 1837, supporting people living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to go beyond expectations. We believe that, wherever they are, everyone has the right to an independent and fulfilling life. Our support, advice and training enables people and their families to build skills, develop confidence, help each other and look forward to a more positive future.
We strive to improve quality of life, increase independence and reduce the social isolation of those affected by sight loss and other disabilities. We work at the heart of the community – creating long-lasting and real change through education, community support, and enterprise.
We have a staff team of 350 dedicated staff and are supported by around 100 volunteers across the north of the UK.
We now seek a Head of Finance who will support the Director of Finance and Resources to partner with the charity to provide strong financial support, analysis and reporting. They will support the financial planning process including budgeting and periodic forecasting, whilst effectively supporting, managing and motivating the wider Finance team.
Exemplary communication skills are essential with the ability to communicate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, supporting and challenging where necessary.
We are looking for a fully qualified member of a recognised UK Accountancy body (ACA / ACCA /CIMA) who possesses extensive knowledge of accounting systems, including payroll. Proven analytical skills and a logical and systematic approach is vital.
Closing date: Monday 15th August 2022
Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details. Registered Charity No: 221888
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.
About the role
We’re changing the way we think about data, embarking on a transformational journey to maximise its potential to end homelessness. This ambition is coming together in a bold new data strategy and we are seeking leadership of this strategy, through establishing a Head of Data & Insight role to make sure that Crisis is equipped to fully harness the value of data both now and into the future. This is a high-profile role and an opportunity to make a long lasting impact.
This is a permanent role based in London, you will be required to work from the London office one day per week / two days per fortnight.
You will be an excellent leader of people, strategy, thinking, and delivery. You will understand and be able to explain to others how we can use data and insight to maximise and describe our impact in our mission, with the people we work with, and with our supporters.
You’ll be a problem solver and creator of pragmatic and scalable data and insight solutions, with experience of implementing a modern data architecture and data management frameworks that deliver impact.
You’ll be inspired by our mission, and your approach will reflect our values and our commitment to inclusion, diversity and equality.
We believe diversity is a strength, and our aim is to make sure that Crisis truly reflects the communities we serve. We are actively working towards our organisation being a place where everyone can thrive and make their best contribution to our mission of ending homelessness for good. We know that the more perspectives, voices, and experiences we can bring to this work, the better. We particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of homelessness, and people from all marginalised groups, communities and backgrounds.
Working at Crisis
As a member of the team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:
Interest free loans for travel season ticket, cycle to work, and deposit to secure a tenancy
Pension scheme with an employer contribution of 8.5%
25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days and option to purchase up to 10 additional days leave
Enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental, and adoption pay
Flexible working around the core hours 10am-4pm
And more! (Full list of benefits available on website)
Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.
When you join us, you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation.
How to apply
If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below.
Closing date: Sunday 14th August 2022 (at 23:59)
We welcome applications from people who identify as neuro diverse and want our recruitment process to be as accessible as possible. If you need us to make an adjustment or provide additional support as you apply for a role, please email our Recruitment team, contact details can be found on our website.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
FP&A Manager: up to £64,890. Permanent, SE London
For a large University, we're recruiting a permanent FP&A Manager to lead a high performing team responsible for budgeting and forecasting processes and analysis across the University supporting key stakeholder groups. Accountable for group-wide budgets, forecasts, monthly processes and decision-making frameworks, this role will be a business process owner for Oracle EPM. This role will suit someone with a strong business partnering mindset representing excellent service delivery and someone who is forward-looking and proactively provides decision support, and critique to support financial decisions.
- Own the budgeting and forecasting process, working with the Finance Business Partnering teams
- Coordinate Faculty and Directorate management information to prepare and present executive reports
- Business owner of the EPM system, overseeing ongoing development and training
- Analysis of performance and efficiency improvements
- Commercial and financial modelling, costing, and pricing, due diligence, and resource allocation reporting
- Development of a University-wide analysis on cost saving and revenue optimisation
- Lead a high performing team including the mentoring, development, and empowerment of individuals
- Work collaboratively with Senior Finance Business Partners and senior leadership team to enhance the Oracle EPM capability
- Support the CFO finance transformation programme
- ACCA, ACA, or CIMA qualified with strong management accounting and FP&A experience, ideally from the Higher Education or Commercia sector.
- Experience of leading Finance teams and providing leadership to senior management teams
- Experience in building and maintaining financial models
- Oracle EPM Cloud experience
- Track record of developing and coaching staff to reach their potential
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.
We are looking for someone with excellent leadership and interpersonal skills to grow the delivery of our Service Delivery programmes across Greater Manchester.
The Prince’s Trust is committed to building a workforce that is as diverse as the young people that represent modern-day Britain, and we are ultimately here to support. As part of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion strategy we are wanting to build a management and leadership team that has greater representation of the diverse communities across England and particularly welcome candidates with lived experiences from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds.
You will be integral to the England leadership team and have responsibility for a team of managers and youth development leads working across the Combined Authorities of Greater Manchester supporting young people through our direct delivery to young people and with specialist delivery partners. Your work will ensure our footprint mirrors the communities in which we work and the young people we support.
This role is perfect for you if you have a strong track record in operational management (ideally 5 years plus) together with the experience of leading a large staff team with knowledge of foundational employability and enterprise and if you are seeking a role where you can shape, influence, and implement, ensuring excellent standards of delivery. Regular attendance at our Prince’s Trust centres in Manchester will be required.
We are looking for a passionate and driven colleague, who is able to work collaboratively across the Trust and champion the work of the Greater Manchester team both internally and externally.
Summary of Role:
The Head of Operations is a 2 year fixed term, unaccompanied role. The Head of Operations, will lead and develop a team of functional experts (Finance, Administration, Procurement & Logistics, IT, HR, and Security) to ensure optimum support to projects within MA Sudan policies. Sitting within the Country Senior Management Team, this role has a strong strategic focus and as Head of Operation, you will report regularly to the Country Director on the management of financial and operational risks associated with program delivery, grants, and in-country operations.
A key member of MA Country Office’s Senior Management Team (SMT), the Head of Operations works collaboratively with the Head of Programmes (HoPs) to ensure that the programme strategies are realistically achievable, and sufficient technical guidance and support is available to implement the grant components of those strategies effectively.
As well as overseeing the preparation, consolidation, and analysis of collated country budgets, the Head of Operations will support legal and risk management and be responsible for reviewing and confirming that the contracts, grants, leases, disbursements, and transfers to third parties, meet MA Sudan policies and procedures, before they are signed by the CD.
Required to spend up to 40% time travelling to project locations and field offices.
About the Role:
The main responsibilities of this role will be:
- Preparing the Annual budgets, Project Budgets, and Donor Budgets for the country office, monitoring its effective utilisation, and supporting program teams in their interpretation and implementation through regular reporting.
- Preparing and submitting timely and quality financial reports to donors and being involved in all aspects of donor contracts management.
- Being responsible for all legal aspects of MA Sudan’s operations in Sudan and ensuring compliance in terms of taxations, preparation, and filing of returns, annual reports, accounts, etc.
- Taking responsibility for, providing overall management of an advisory role on all aspects of business services. This includes managing and coordinating the work of the administration, finance, human resources, and logistics teams
- Ensure that the Statutory accounts of the office are annually audited by an external auditor appointed for a fixed term in consultation with the HQ.
- In coordination with the Country Director, Administration, and Human Resources staff, contribute to the modifications and implementation of MA Sudan employee manual, national staff salary scale, fringe benefits, and other terms of employment to ensure justice, fairness, retention of high-quality staff competitiveness with other humanitarian agencies, and compliance with local labor laws and standards.
To be successful in this role you will have:
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field
- Proven experience of working at a senior level within an International non-profit organization, UN, or other
- Possession of financial and business acumen to plan and manage budgets and achieve value for money both internally and through external contracts and opportunities
- Experience and understanding of managing business functions such as Finance, HR, operations, etc
- Strong practical knowledge of accounting principles and sound financial management
- Excellent leadership, and team coordination skills
Why you should apply:
If you are a hardworking and enthusiastic individual who will be able to head different operational functions simultaneously and ready for a challenge, then this role is for you!
Benefits you will enjoy if you work for us:
- 33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
- Home visits – expatriate
- Unaccompanied Allowance – expatriate
- Hardship Allowance – expatriate
- R&R Allowance – expatriate
- Accommodation Allowance – expatriate / local staff subject to locality
- Medical cover
- Paid time off for medical appointments
- Time off in Lieu (TOIL)
- Please do not upload any other documents i.e. qualifications other than your CV and covering letter (optional)
- Please ensure that you review the job description before applying.
Interviews will be held virtually for this role
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are seeking a new Head of Finance who is able to balance the bigger picture but still have an eye for detail. You will help us translate our ideas in to reality through the development of robust financial planning, efficient systems and controls.
You will need to be a highly skilled communicator, capable of building strong internal and external relationships. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will play a significant role in the future development of Bath Spa SU by providing high-quality strategic advice and timely performance reports to the Board of Trustees, CEO and key stakeholders.
You will understand the importance of delivering and demonstrating our impact to a constantly changing and diverse membership.
We are really proud to be accredited as Leaders in Diversity by the National Centre for Diversity and recently named as their Students’ Union of the Year for the fourth time.
We firmly believe that our team should include a variety of experiences and backgrounds to ensure that diversity is at the heart of our decisions. We particularly welcome applications from people of colour, disabled people or people with diverse backgrounds.
Your experience may have been built in public, third or private sectors. You may not have had experience of working in student union environment before – but with an FTE of 33 days holiday (+ 3 additional Christmas closure days and bank holidays), a generous pension scheme and range of employee benefits, this is a seriously rewarding environment to work in.
To find out more about the role and how to apply please visit our website
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
A really exciting opportunity has arisen for the right person to join Age UK Plymouth.
Age UK Plymouth is enjoying a period of considerable expansion in terms of service development as it continues to play an essential role caring for and supporting older people and their carers in and around the City of Plymouth. Our professional, talented and positive team work closely with Plymouth City Council and other key stakeholders across the city to improve the quality of life and well-being of those in later life.
This post is a key role for Age UK Plymouth. You will be an important member of the Senior Management Team contributing to the strategic direction and growth of the charity. You will be an experienced professional ideally having worked within the charitable sector and had experience of managing a team.
As Head of Finance your duties will include; overseeing and producing management accounts, taking responsibility for payroll, producing budgets and forecasts, financial planning and analysis, liaising with auditors, making improvements to procedures and controls, and working closely with the Chief Executive Officer and the Senior Management Team.
You will have excellent communication and presentation skills, be an outstanding team player, be able to build strong relationships and provide sound advice to the Chief Executive Officer, Board, and colleagues. Experience of Sage Payroll would be advantageous.
A post of this nature will be subject to a basic disclosure check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.
It as a full-time role - 37 hours (Monday to Friday with occasional out of hours work) within a salary range of £30,000 to £35,000 dependent upon experience and skills. Hybrid working a potential option.
Closing date: 12th August 2022
Interviews will be arranged on a rolling basis on receipt of applications.
We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Head of Community & Events Fundraising to help develop and drive forward our ambitious growth plans for this area.
The Head of Community & Events Fundraising will be responsible for managing the existing community and events team, whilst also delivering their own individual income target and the overall strategy.
- Working with the Charity CEO you will develop and deliver the team strategy and operational plans in line with budget and an excellent return on investment
- Ensure the efficient and effective operation of the Community and Events team and highly effective supporter communications and stewardship.
- Actively grow the number of both new and returning supporters.
- Ensure that relationships with community and event fundraisers, groups and volunteers are managed and stewarded to the highest standards – motivating, recognising, and rewarding fundraisers to encourage their long-term support.
- Lead innovation in the team; and manage and develop existing and new products and initiatives to increase income and raise awareness.
- Keep abreast of fundraising trends so Sheffield Hospitals Charity is a model of best and innovative practice.
- Oversee the recruitment, management and motivation of volunteers – including our Volunteer Ambassadors - who will fundraise and raise awareness on behalf of Sheffield Hospitals Charity.
- Manage and oversee effective relationships with suppliers and agencies.
- Use analysis, insight and audience understanding to inform decision making and further develop Community and Event Fundraising.
- Ensure KPIs and reports are in place to support successful delivery of activities and performance.
- Manage income and expenditure budgets, ensuring accurate forecasting, strong financial management and ownership of income targets and KPIs.
- Lead the Community and Events team, effectively, retaining and coaching team members to develop skills, motivation and performance.
- Manage staff (and volunteers) in line with Sheffield Hospitals Charity policy and practice, developing and retaining skills, ensuring motivation and performance.
- Work in partnership with the Communications Team to ensure the brand is developed and promoted to increase the climate of support for Community and Events Fundraising.
- Work in partnership with other areas of Fundraising (Philanthropy, Corporate Partnerships & Trusts and Foundations) to maximise the total lifetime fundraising potential of supporters, and awareness opportunities, Sheffield Hospitals Charity.
- Build positive, supportive and effective working relationships with colleagues across the charity
- Have a strong working knowledge of Sheffield Hospitals Charity vision, mission and impact.
- To complete any other duties and responsibilities as requested, commensurate with this role, and to work at all times in compliance with the Fundraising Regulator’s Code of Practice and Sheffield Hospitals Charity Policy.
Person specification Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills:
- Proven track record of working in the third sector with a minimum of three years in a management role.
- At all times delivering a motivated and can-do approach to work.
- Excellent communication skills including face to face, written and phone.
- Strong, confident presentation skills.
- Ability to motivate and influence supporters to maximise their fundraising
- A flexible approach with a strong focus on results Experience
- Substantial experience of Community & Events Fundraising and strong track record of income growth from community and events fundraising
- Developing and delivering strategy and supporting operational plans
- Working with volunteers and volunteer management