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Embrace the Middle East, Multiple Locations (Hybrid)
Circa. £50,000 per annum (pro rata)
We are looking to appoint an Interim Head of Finance to oversee the day to day operational accounting for the charity and trading company.
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Embrace the Middle East
Amersham, Buckinghamshire (Hybrid)
Circa. £50,000 per annum (pro rata)
Contract, 6-month contract, Full-time
Job description

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

Application resources
Posted on: 04 August 2022
Closing date: 19 August 2022 at 17:00
Tags: Finance,Senior Management