Ipswich, Suffolk
£42,000 - £47,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Suffolk Wildlife Trust is the county’s nature charity. Our goal is for Suffolk to be nature-friendly, with wildlife able to thrive across Suffolk because everyone is doing more for nature.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to bring leadership to the management of our finances and human resources so as to enable us to do more to address the challenges that face the natural world.

Financial management is at the heart of the role, and the postholder will take overall responsibility for the Trust’s financial control, planning, compliance and reporting.



The Head of Finance & Resources is a member of the Trust’s Leadership Team and will work at a strategic level with the CEO and the Board to ensure the smooth running of the charity and its subsidiaries and the delivery of our five year strategic framework.

About you:
• Qualified ACA or ACCA accountant
• 5 years’ work experience in accounting or finance, ideally with experience in the charity sector
• Initiative and resourcefulness, to create opportunity and drive continued development
• Ability to work accurately under pressure
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


About us:
Suffolk Wildlife Trust is the county’s nature charity – the only organisation dedicated wholly to safeguarding Suffolk’s wildlife and countryside. We are supported by 28,000 members and 1,300 volunteers, and care for nearly 8,000 acres of Suffolk's most precious habitats in our 50 nature reserves.

The successful candidate will join a Trust with a sound financial position, a strong and experienced leadership team and a Board of Trustees committed to achieving the very best for wildlife and for the people of Suffolk.

If you live our values and are motivated by our cause, we would love to hear from you!

Full details on the role and how to apply are within the Recruitment Pack on our website.

Refreshed on: 17 June 2020
Closed date: 28 June 2020
Tags: Finance, Business Development

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