London, Greater London

£60,000 per year (negotiable)

Contract, Temporary, Full-time

Finance Director - 1 year Maternity Cover

Job Description

SolarAid aims to reach the poorest people in the most remote communities with clean, renewable and affordable light. Our approach is creating a sustainable solar market in Africa which is more effective than handouts of aid.

The current Finance Director at SolarAid is taking maternity leave and we are offering the position of maternity cover from October 2019 to September 2020.  We are looking for a strategic thought-partner to oversee and lead the finance function of the SolarAid and SunnyMoney Group and to lead on all finance related strategy.  The Finance Director will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision making and operations and will play a key role in the future success of SolarAid/SunnyMoney.  The successful candidate will be hands-on and participative and will lead and develop an internal team to support the following areas: finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources, administration and IT.

The candidate should have at least 5-8 years of experience in senior level finance roles (corporate and/or charity).  Highly desirable is experience gained of operations across multiple countries and currencies. Dealing with remote offices and different administrations.