How to apply
We are currently recruiting for a Head of Financial Accounting to lead the financial year-end and external audit processes and monthly balance sheet controls and reporting. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with energy, talent, and commitment to helps us achieve positive and lasting change for the most marginalized and vulnerable children.
In this role you will lead on the year end close process, agree timetables and deliverables, prepare guidance for country/regional offices and monitor progress to ensure deliverables; with a proactive focus on key risk areas. You will also lead on preparation for year-end financial reporting, support the preparation of the trustees report, and lead on the statutory annual audit process. In addition you will ensure an appropriate financial control framework in London, and in the countries, is in place and operating effectively, including rigorous balance sheet controls and monthly balance sheet reporting, oversee VAT and other tax reporting, and manage a small team.
In order to be successful you will be/bring:
The role offers a salary of circa £60Kpa, depending on experience. Benefits include a company pension scheme, life assurance, and 30 days annual leave.
Save the Children is a federated Membership based organization, which employs approximately 25,000 people across the globe, and works on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy