Croydon, Greater London
£45,000 - £52,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Are you seeking a fantastic opportunity to play a vital role in a dynamic growing charity supporting young refugees and asylum seekers?

The new senior post of Head of Finance and Internal Operations, is an exciting role which is critical for Young Roots' delivery of our new three-year strategy.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, and a key member of the Senior Management Team, the role combines strategic thinking and operational activity.  The post-holder will have an excellent track record of charity finance leadership and operation, and be excited by building a wider team to manage Human Resources and IT and other internal functions.  

Young Roots is at an exciting stage of its development.  Our income has trebled in the last 5 years, and the number of restricted funds has increased five-fold in the same period.  This growth has enabled us to develop our services and activities to support more young refugees and asylum seekers in a deeper and more sustainable way.  The new senior post of Head of Finance and Internal Operations, is an exciting opportunity to play a vital role in enabling the charity to deliver our new three-year strategy, ensuring we are achieving our targets for the years ahead.

Young Roots recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to inclusivity, and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, and particularly welcome BAME candidates and those with lived experience of migration and the asylum system. Our selection procedures ensure that people are treated on the basis of their relevant merits, experience, skills and abilities. Young Roots is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about Young Roots
Young Roots

We have supported over 8,000 young refugees and asylum seekers since we started in 2004.

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Refreshed on: 27 February 2021
Closed date: 08 March 2021
Job ref: HFIO
Tags: Finance, Operations

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