Single Homeless Project
Kings Cross, Greater London
£55,000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Team: Finance

No. of Vacancies: 1

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life?

At SHP (Single Homeless Project), you’ll be part of one of London’s leading homelessness prevention charities, a dynamic and growing organisation changing 8,000 lives every year across London  - from supporting people in crisis to helping them take the final steps towards independence and employment.

SHP was founded by a group of homeless people in the mid-1970s and more than 40 years on, we still try to look at the world through our clients’ eyes, putting their needs and viewpoints at the centre of everything we do. Above all, we believe that, no matter what challenges they face, everyone we work with has the capacity to take control of their lives and shape their own futures.


Are you a Professionally qualified accountant (CCAB) with post qualification experience?

The Financial Controller is a key business partner for SHP’s managers. You will be responsible for providing high quality financial and management information and pro-actively supporting senior managers. The role will support the Director of Finance & IT in leading the management of Finance systems and controls that are in place to provide robust, accurate and timely information to stakeholders to make business decisions. 

The role will focus on establishing financial processes, workflows, transition to a new system and establishing a complete supplier and customer contracts register by supporting planned procurement.

Closing date: 30th June 2019

Interview Date: 10th July 2019

SHP is IIP accredited and an equal opportunities employer. Our attractive benefits package includes:

  • Competitive starting salary 
  • A 37.5 hour working week including flexible working hours (core hours are 10am – 4pm) in non-accommodation services
  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 28 days (plus eight paid Bank Holidays)
  • A contributory pension scheme: SHP will Contribute the equivalent of 5% of your annual salary
  • Comprehensive and integrated training programme designed specifically to develop the skills and knowledge involved in our work
  • Regular support and development focussed line management supervision
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), available to all staff
  • Paid carers' leave and compassionate leave
  • Sick leave, up to three months full pay then three months half pay
  • Generous maternity leave (16 weeks full pay and up to 24 weeks half pay) and four weeks paid paternity leave, depending on length of service
  • Interest free public transport season ticket loan (after six months)
  • Tax exemption for ’cycle to work’ scheme and payroll giving
Posted on: 14 June 2019
Closed date: 30 June 2019
Job ref: SHP771
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