London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£85,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Our partner is an animal welfare charity going through a period of significant change. The Director of Finance & Resources will join a new leadership team, offering day-to-day oversight and responsibility of the organisation’s finance, HR and IT functions, as well as leading on specific projects.


  • Develop the long-term financial strategy; this includes leading on developing mechanisms to increase grants funding, the development of the annual organisational budget, financial plans and forecasts.
  • Work with the leadership team on the strategic direction and financial sustainability of the organisation; this includes providing strategic financial planning, modelling and analysis.
  • Oversee the integrity of the accounting & finance function, including building and strengthening controls & processes, ensure regulatory compliance, manage the treasury function, and manage organisational risk, including the risk register.
  • Strengthen the organisation’s global governance.
  • Lead on understanding and managing HR and staffing requirements, and in building the skillset of the staff.
  • Oversee the implementation of a new ERP IT system, both in the UK as well as global offices.


  • Qualified accountant with experience leading the finance function of an international charity through a period of change.
  • Strong all-round accounting, financial management, full grants cycle management, compliance, risk and financial sustainability.
  • Demonstrable leadership experience, specifically around strategic decision making and financial planning, and able to adapt style to collaborate and achieve the best outcomes.
  • Demonstrable experience in improving and strengthening processes, controls and systems.
  • Experience of leading an HR function, and managing staffing and skills requirements
  • Analytical, strategic thinker and problem solver.
  • Strong people & communication skills
  • High level of personal integrity, and a deep commitment to the values of the organisations.

This role offers flexible work arrangements. 

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Posted on: 20 May 2022
Closed date: 19 June 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: #719
Tags: Finance, Intl Development