Senior Internal Auditor Jobs in Liverpool
Application Closing Date: December 31, 2023 at 23:00 GMT
Location: Flexible within the UK (with the right to work in the UK a must).
Term: full time - 35 hours a week
Organisation: Global Greengrants Fund UK
Salary: Salaries at Global Greengrants Fund UK (GGF UK) are dependent on applicable salary scales, internal pay policies including equity considerations and budget. Due to the ways in which salary negotiations perpetuate existing structural inequities, GGF UK has moved away from salary negotiation processes for any candidate. Our best offer for this position is £37,000 per annum for an 18-month fixed term contract.
Benefits: We have improved our benefits package and we now offer 10% employer’s pension contribution, remote and flexible remote working, generous family and sick leave, employee assistance programme, health and life insurances, 28 days annual leave plus all UK bank holidays.
About Global Greengrants Fund:
Global Greengrants Fund (GGF) supports grassroots activists and civil society organisations around the world working to address environmental and social justice in over 160 countries. GGF applies a participatory and decentralised model in making grants to grassroots groups through regional and thematic boards of advisors, global partner networks and independent funds, to support grassroots environmental and social justice action.
Global Greengrants Fund comprises two organisations located in the USA, Global Greengrants Fund Inc (established in 1993), and Global Greengrants Fund UK (established in 2012). The two organisations work closely together with a shared grantmaking programme and strategic collaboration at the senior leadership level. GGF UK consists of nine staff members working on fundraising and influencing philanthropy; finance; communications; and operations, with all of these functions operating autonomously but in close collaboration with their US counterpart functions.
In 2023, Global Greengrants Fund is amid a strategic journey in which we collectively centre our values, including diversity, equity and inclusion, and organisational care in our work, and to rediscover our identity and potential after 30 years of work. We have experienced tremendous growth over the past two years and we are thoughtfully, yet rapidly, growing our annual grantmaking, our philanthropic advocacy, and our global partnerships and collaborations to new levels. This includes creating a globally networked learning organisation and transforming our organisational culture to be more collaborative and self-steering – we call this our transformational journey. The Finance and Operations Administrator needs to understand the challenges and opportunities that come with these transformations and is able to remain flexible, steady, and adaptable.
Global Greengrants Fund UK is looking to hire an energetic and passionate individual who will play a key role in collaborating across teams to support finance and operations. They work to ensure that all financial transactions are entered and recorded correctly, that all payment related queries are followed up to completion and that all financial records are maintained appropriately. They will support the grant making processes by working with the grants management team to track and monitor payment processes to completion, including through liaising with payment service providers. They will undertake general operations and administration duties, including supporting recruitments, being the first point of contact for suppliers and vendors, purchasing and maintaining equipment and scheduling meetings and events.
As part of the finance and operations team, they will join a growing team currently staffed by four members in the UK. In the present accountability structures the Finance and Operations Administrator, GGF UK is line managed by the Director of Finance and Operations, GGF UK while building and working in more self-organised and collaborative ways.
The candidate profile.
The successful applicant will have significant relevant experience in a similar role in a charitable, environmental, development, and/or grant-making organisation. They demonstrate knowledge and experience in charity/nonprofit grant accounting/financial issues and dealing with financial information and processes, and understand accounting principles, and have knowledge of accounting and budgeting processes. They demonstrate excellent administrative and organisational skills, and the ability to ensure accuracy of work and demonstrate precise attention to detail. They have experience dealing with administrative processes and office administration, especially in a non-profit, remote organisation. They will have skills to give, receive and work with feedback constructively. They also thrive in a virtual environment, motivated to take on challenges and collaboratively find innovative and creative solutions. English fluency is a must.
The right candidate will understand GGF’s core values and be committed to the guiding principles and mission of GGF and ensure they uphold them in the way they take up the responsibilities of the role.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This organisation is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. Don’t miss your opportunity, apply now!
As Causeway seeks to strengthen, expand, and implement its new 5-year strategy, financial oversight and financial planning is central to success. As Head of Finance you will work with the Chief Finance Officer and alongside the Head of Operations to lead the charity and ensure Causeway reaches its potential and enhances its impact.
The primary purpose of this role is to provide strategic financial information and analysis to the board and the senior leadership team, enabling delivery of key strategic objectives and securing the financial health of the organisation. You will lead the Finance Managers and assistants to strengthen financial procedures and accounting processes, improve financial strategy while further developing robust mechanisms for internal and external reporting and planning.
Who we are
We’re Causeway, the UK-wide charity who believes in the power of lasting change. We take people from existing to living, and empower our service users, including survivors of modern slavery and exploitation, to find their voice and place in society. Since 2005, we have expanded across multiple regions and now provide accommodation and outreach support to hundreds of survivors of modern slavery every year. In 2018, we collaborated with South Yorkshire Police in an initiative called Plan B. This helped to launch the LifeNavigate department. Using, a trauma-informed approach, we are fully committed to breaking the cycle of crime, alongside other organisations such as South Yorkshire Police and Merseyside Police. Our vision is to ensure a thriving future for marginalised and vulnerable people, and it would not be possible without our dedicated team of staff and volunteers.
What you can expect from a career at Causeway
As an organisation we are committed to supporting your success and providing you with a wealth of skills, training and opportunities as well as staff benefits to enhance your employment. These will include:
• Regular accredited and in-house training on specialist subjects such as trauma, mental health, safeguarding, working with addictions and much more
• Group Supervision every 6 weeks with qualified therapists
• Commitment to annual salary reviews
• Progression opportunities
• Annual staff survey and focus groups – have your say!
• 30 days holiday per year (plus accrued holiday days for length of service)
• Medicash medical discount scheme
• 3% employer contribution pension scheme
• Support via Staff Networks including an LGBTQ+ staff network
What our staff say about working with us
We pride ourselves on our employee job satisfaction. 100% of people in our 2021 staff survey feel that Causeway positively impacts the lives of our clients and 97% of our staff would recommend working at Causeway to others like them.
Working for Causeway is working in an environment where you can share your ideas. It’s great when your employer hears and sees you, you feel valued and it encourages you to succeed.
By having an employer who gives you the tools to reach your goals, makes you more driven and focused on your work. Also, at Causeway I feel part of a team that provides an environment in which vulnerable adults feel safe and valued it is the most rewarding job you could have.”
Job Title Head of Finance
Salary £45,000 per annum
Reports toChief Finance Officer
LocationSheffield or Liverpool – hybrid working available, some travel may be required between sites
Direct Reports2 x Finance Managers
Closing Date Rolling basis
Contracted Hours 37.5 hours per week
Interview DateInterviews will be scheduled as suitable candidates apply
Contract DurationFTC to June 2025, with extension dependent on funding contracts
Probationary Period3 months
As outlined above, the Head of Finance is responsible for providing strategic financial information and analysis to the Management Board, enabling delivery of key strategic objectives and securing the financial health of the organisation.
The Finance department has been on a transformative journey in terms of systems and processes, and this role is pivotal to its development and progression. Candidates should see this as an exciting and positive time and not be afraid to make changes to ensure the department works as effectively as possible. There is a great team that is committed and supportive to face the challenges shoulder to shoulder, with a work ethic that is second to none.
Most of Causeway’s income is through delivering public sector contracts to support marginalised and vulnerable people. While we aim to diversify our income through increased trusts and grants, corporate partnerships, and other innovative commercial arrangements, one primary goal is to deliver more contracts that align with our strategic objectives, while working with a variety of commissioners such as local authorities and police and crime commissioners. This expansion of contract-delivery requires proactive and effective pricing and commercial approaches, in line with our values.
The successful candidate will be part of Causeway’s Management Board, playing a critical role in business planning and delivery, helping to drive efficiencies through continuous improvement and collaboration. They will also hold the relationship with external stakeholders such as its bankers, and some regulatory bodies
·Responsibility for the delivery of all finance functions of the group including statutory reporting in line with Charities SORP, budget setting, internal reporting, management accounting, cash flow, cash and asset management (including register), policy, procedures, financial strategy, audit, investment and compliance matters.
· Ensure that financial systems are current and resilient, to enable the provision of up to date, accurate records and reports to all relevant stakeholders. Develop, implement and monitor finance policies and procedures.
· Provide high quality, timely financial information and analysis to the CFO and Management Board, delivering a strategic and proactive approach to financial planning and management, developing and recommending strategies for reserves, risk, full-cost-recovery and investments, capital and borrowing requirements as appropriate.
· Keep up to date with key developments and changes relating to finance and regulatory activity and ensure compliance, and provide sound, proactive financial advice to the CFO to support the long term financial viability of the charity.
· Monitoring against our financial strategy using KPls to enable visibility of performance across the key areas of the business, set and monitor budgets reviewing and reforecasting as appropriate, ensuring budget holder accountability for spend levels through business partnering.
· Work proactively with the CFO and Business Development Lead to ensure financial and commercial viability of contracts, proposed projects and programmes. Identify opportunities for improvements and regular reporting against the contracts and assess an appropriate full cost recovery and charge out model.
· Ensure annual accounts and all other regulatory requirements are delivered on time and to a high standard meeting both charity commission and regulated social housing standards
· Oversee other financial and statutory obligations where necessary (i.e. audit, annual leave)
Management and Leadership
• To be the lead on strategic implementation across your areas of responsibility, in order to ensure that the organisation achieves its desired short and longer-term objectives
• Lead and manage the finance team in accordance with our values and goals, ensuring regular supervision and team meetings, and staff performance effectively managed.
• To work with, line manage and coach the Finance Managers to set goals, develop strategy and create targets and KPIs, ensuring they are met. Supervising the coaching and development of teams through formal training.
• To ensure effective and strategic allocation of resources throughout all departments and areas of function
• To attend regular and collaborative operational meetings across the organisation
• To maintain an effective working relationship with all members of management to ensure alignment and coordination of goals, objectives, strategy and activities across departments
• To demonstrate visionary and inspiring leadership across the organisation
• Remain consistently in touch with the latest industry developments of these areas and the third sector
• To work with and advise the Management Board when required
Any other duties that are commensurate with the role.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This role can be based in Edinburgh, Newcastle or Merseyside in the Skylight, with a range of flexible working options in line with Crisis' flexible working policy.
Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.
In Client Services, we end the homelessness of thousands of people by providing high quality impactful services in our year round services and at Christmas. We learn what works and adapt our services accordingly. This evidence goes on to inform our hugely successful campaigning and influencing work.
Title: Director of Operations (Edinburgh, Newcastle and Merseyside)
Salary: £72,894 per annum
Hours: 35 hours per week
Location: Edinburgh, Newcastle or Liverpool
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity to lead Crisis’s service offer and to ensure our work with members is safe, of high quality and impactful. The role holder will have genuine opportunity for leading improvements, for empowering local leaders and for strengthening the relationship between service delivery, development, building the evidence base and achieving social change. These are new roles, hardwiring service development alongside service delivery and creating a new era of empowered local leadership and investment in locations to drive local and national change. Our new 10 year strategy places our services at the very core of Crisis, and these three new roles are pivotal to our overall mission of ending homelessness.
To be successful in this role you will be an experiencing leader with an exceptional track record in service delivery, service development as well as empowering and inspiring people – including staff and volunteers. You will have excellent analytical skills, be familiar with working with significant budgets and with leading through change. You will share our commitment to ending homelessness.
You may have experience in leading and developing large scale service delivery in a relevant field, such as homelessness, housing, adult social care, health, education, training, or employment. You may have gained that experience in the voluntary or statutory sectors. You should have in depth knowledge of working with people with complex needs, engaging with statutory services and a working knowledge of safeguarding.
We believe diversity is a strength, and our aim is to make sure that Crisis truly reflects the communities we serve. We are actively working towards our organisation being a place where everyone can thrive and make their best contribution to our mission of ending homelessness for good. We know that the more perspectives, voices, and experiences we can bring to this work, the better. We particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of homelessness, and people from all marginalised groups, communities and backgrounds.
Working at Crisis
As a member of the team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:
Interest free loans for travel season ticket, cycle to work, and deposit to secure a tenancy
Pension scheme with an employer contribution of 8.5%
28 days’ annual leave
Enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental, and adoption pay
Flexible working around the core hours 10am-4pm
And more! (Full list of benefits available on website)
Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.
When you join us, you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation.
How to apply
If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below.
Closing date: 20th December 2023 (at 23:59)
Interviews will be held on w/c 15/01/2024
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Location: UK, Remote
Department: Business Support Team
Reports to (Line Manager): Director of Finance and Operations
Grade: UK Grade F
Contract Type: Open-Ended
For details of the job, please visit our website.
HelpAge International works with partners and a diverse global network of more than 170 organisations over 90 countries, supporting millions of older people to live safe, dignified, and healthy lives. Through our partnership and collaborations, we work to ensure the inclusion of older people across society and strive to deliver a just and fair world for everyone, whatever their age.
About the Job
The Head of Finance will provide strategic leadership and oversight of HelpAge International's financial operations. This role is essential in ensuring the financial health and sustainability of HelpAge and will supervise over six Finance Business Partners dispersed in different countries globally. The position holder will be expected to have a good understanding of, and working experience with UK financial laws and policies as well managing various donors rules and regulations.
As Head of Finance, you will –
• Manage the Global Finance function (2 Senior Finance Business Partners, Senior Finance Officer, Systems & Management Accountant), to ensure a professional finance service that delivers on organisational strategy.
• Lead in the preparation of the annual income and expenditure budget, UK statutory accounts, proper accounting for VAT, annual audit. Provide advice and guidance on donor financial reporting
• Lead on the preparation of financial management information, ensure the financial accounting system is developed and maintained to meet organisational accounting needs.
• Produce monthly management accounts for Directors
• Ensure adequate financial support to the localisation of countries , including overseeing the relevant financial processes and reporting.
Skills and experience required
You will be someone with:
• A fully qualified and recognised accountancy qualification e.g., ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent.
• Strong hands-on accountancy experience with relevant experience working in a complex international NGO
• Experience of the production and interpretation of management accounts.
• Ability to design and implement new financial procedures.
• Proven ability to lead a diverse team of finance professionals and ability to work with senior managers on financial issues and with non finance staff.
• Knowledge and experience of the production donor reports including EC, UN, ECHO, USAID, DEC, GFFO and understanding of their compliance requirements.
HelpAge International is committed to safeguarding the communities with which we work, our partners, staff and any others who we come into contact with. The post holder will also be responsible for:
· Preventing harm and abuse from our people, operations and programmes to anyone that encounters our work.
· Reporting all safeguarding incidents you see, hear, hear about or suspect, using our internal reporting mechanism.
· Complying with all safeguarding framework policies and practices.
· Completing mandatory training courses relating to our safeguarding policy framework and complying with HR vetting procedures.
All employments at HelpAge International will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include misconduct disclosure schemes and terrorism finance checks.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The deadline for applications is Sunday 17th December 2023
Location:Remote (reporting to line manager in GMT+2 with weekly meetings with colleagues in EST)
Reporting to: Operations Director
Annual salary: $70,000 - $110,000 USD
Contract type: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Candidate level: Management
The Climate Emergency Collaboration Group (CECG) is a regranting collaboration made up of some of the world's largest climate philanthropic funders. With a mission to drive climate action, CECG uses their convening and philanthropic power to facilitate stronger collaboration, coordination, and campaigning from the global climate movement around the UN climate talks and other international summits. CECG is fiscally sponsored by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA), a 501(c)(3), as a Sponsored Project within its charitable-giving fund.
Purpose of role
As CECG grows with the need for climate action, we are seeking a brand-new Finance Manager to join the developing team. This is a full-time position for a qualified financial professional to establish, organise and run the financial processing, analysis and reporting function of the organisation. As part of this role, the incumbent will manage all aspects of CECG’s revenue streams, grant streams, annual budgeting process, forecasting and cash flow. A seasoned analyst who has experience in streamlining processes, implementing systems and building strong internal controls, they should plan to work in close collaboration with the Director of Operations, Executive Director, Programme Directors, and CECG’s fiscal sponsor Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA).
The financial manager should lead and evolve the financial and accounting function as a strategic and responsive team member, ensuring that CECG has effective systems, GAAP compliant policies, procedures and processes to fully support its core operating model. Timely and accurate financial reports should support organisational decision making, comply with donor reporting, internal and external standards and the regulatory environment.
● Interpret and review financial information and analyse monthly financial data.
● Support/prepare financial reports to external funders in accordance with grant agreement deadlines.
● Develop and distribute management reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis with variance analysis.
● Prepare cash flow reports, burn-rate analysis, financial trends and projections.
Budgeting and forecasting:
● Support the development of budgets for funding requests and funding applications.
● Lead the annual budgeting process with development, review and amendments to forecasts for 3-year strategic plans.
● Monitor revenue and expenses for all income streams on a monthly basis and develop updated forecasts.
● Analyse expenditure trends and suggest cost effective ways to reduce or maintain spending.
● Conduct monthly reconciliation of all accounts and ensure compliance with accounting standards and policies.
● Review invoices and expense reports and general ledger reports and identify any misallocations.
● Manage compliance with funder’s terms and conditions, deliverables, monitor spending, request amendments, and plan spend-out.
● Monitor and support the fiscal sponsor, to ensure that grant and vendor records are maintained with required and appropriate documentation, payments are processed on time, and necessary approvals are in place.
● Support grant making with assistance in budget development and monitoring and ensuring compliance with funding awards and agreements.
● Ensure grant compliance by reviewing the grant agreements, accounting practice and proper coding of revenues and expenses to grants.
● Assist with the preparation of schedules, analysis and other documentation for RPA and grant specific audits.
Financial systems, policies and procedures:
● Develop, review and update CECG’s financial policies aligned to fiscal sponsor.
● Research and explore suitability of new financial software systems that improve accuracy of financial data and enhance analytics.
● Introduce and implement new financial systems that streamline processes and automate reporting.
● Develop and implement strict internal controls.
● Develop, review and update financial and grant making procedures in accordance with donor regulations and RPA policy.
● Keep knowledge levels updated on regulatory, statutory and tax environment as well as financial system improvements and trends.
● Develop and implement strategies that work to minimise financial risk.
● Build effective working relationships internally and externally.
● Provide high-quality financial support for delivery of programme strategy and plans.
● Develop strong working relationships with senior leadership to support data driven decision making.
The following offers an aspirational view of our ideal candidate profile; however, we encourage applications from candidates with a wide range of experiences and backgrounds, especially those from underrepresented groups.
- Minimum 5 years of related experience with similar responsibilities.
- Knowledge and understanding of budget development, financial reporting, US GAAP, cash management, grant management, non-profit finance and accounting regulations, taxation and regulatory legislation.
- Familiarity with grant making, charitable funds, or fiscal sponsorship preferred.
- Ability to effectively communicate accounting and finance concepts to non-finance partners and staff.
· Proficient in Microsoft Excel, including Pivot Table, VLookUp and other advanced functions.
· Working knowledge of Netsuite, Vena SP&A tool, Fluxx is an added advantage.
- Excellent analytical skills - detail and data oriented.
- Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships.
- Excellent oral and written communications skills.
- Strong communication and organizational skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines with quality deliverables.
- Ability to adapt to fast-changing environment and remain flexible in a growing organization.
- Strong self-management skills and resilience in dealing with challenges.
- Good judgment, resourcefulness and ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot.
- Confidence in decision-making ability and providing suggestions in a constructive manner.
- Work independently while providing guidance and training to others on analyzing data from multiple sources to draw appropriate conclusions and make suitable recommendations.
- B.A./B.S. Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related fields.
- CA/CPA/ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualification.
The deadline for application is Sunday 17th December 2023.
This is a rolling process, please apply as soon as possible.
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