Head of Finance
Ref: HoF/HQ

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

WWT Slimbridge and Headquarters
Up to 51,000 per annum
Position type
Full Time
Working pattern
37.5 hours per week (flexible arrangements can be considered)
Job advert

We are looking for an experienced, professional and highly motivated leader for our finance team.   Reporting to the Director of Finance & Support Services and working closely with directors and senior managers across the organisation, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the financial health of all parts of our £24m charity. 

In particular you will take a leading role in maintaining and reviewing the five year financial model to support the delivery of our strategic aims and the compilation of the annual budget and regular forecasts. You and your team will ensure that all statutory obligations are met, that all accounting and finance activities are fulfilled, including the preparation of consolidated annual accounts and tax compliance. Your will oversee the production of management accounts and ensure effective communication of the key messages. 

In addition to a professional accountancy qualification and knowledge of charity accounting, you will have experience of successfully leading a highly motivated, high achieving finance team.  You will understand the importance of building good relationships with non-finance managers and how to communicate effectively at all levels. You will also know when to roll up your sleeves and focus on detail.  You will be able to solve complex accounting and system issues, your ethos will be one of continual improvement and, when making changes, you will take others with you.  You will thrive in a role that is challenging and varied, and you are able to prioritise effectively.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service)
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Cycle to work scheme
- Child care voucher scheme
- Free entry to all our centres

First interview:  1st March 2018
Second interview:  8th March 2018


Job description
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