The South East Rivers Trust (SERT) is an environmental charity dedicated to achieving healthy river ecosystems for all across the South East of England. Our core values are central to all we strive to achieve, including bringing positive energy, expertise and specialist knowledge to develop good relationships and to deliver to a high standard making a real difference to rivers and their catchment areas.
The Finance and Operations Director is a new senior role in the organisation. It will provide leadership of the finance and operational staff to achieve the following key outcomes:
- Strategic leadership of finance and supporting trustees in their financial governance; including helping to develop a solid business model along with a sound financial strategy to underpin this.
- Effective financial management and managing the finance function; appropriate high quality budgeting and reporting systems, a solid control environment and efficient and effective transaction processing and compliance.
- People management and HR functions; including developing a strong staff resource model.
- Grant and contract management (including legal); to deliver effective process, procedure and systems to ensure end to end grant and project management.
The position will suit a strategic thinker who is friendly, calm and supportive with experience in growing and developing organisations. Experience of managing a successful finance function including setting finance strategy will be important and experience of people management and contract and grant management would be ideal. A passion for nature and an interest in environmental management would be an advantage.
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