Head of Finance and Support Services

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Sheffield, United Kingdom

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20 days ago

Closing date: Monday 28 November 2022
Salary: £42,508.36 Pro Rata (0.6FTE)
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Part time
Location: Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, 37 Stafford Road, Sheffield, S2 2SF
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Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust is one of 46 Wildlife Trusts working to make the United Kingdom a better place for people and wildlife. We are supported by nearly 6,000 members and hundreds of local volunteers.

We are currently looking for an experienced finance professional to ensure that our Trust has excellent strategic financial management and prudent use of resources.

About the role:
This is a senior executive role within the organisation, responsible for accounting for the Trust’s finances as well as leading the support service provision delivered both in-house and by external suppliers.

Your duties will include:

Working with and advising the CEO and Trustees on strategic financial management.

Ensuring compliance with all legal and statutory reporting requirements of the Trust.

Leading, managing and developing the Finance and Support Services teams to provide excellent support to staff and volunteers across the Trust.

Supporting the HR & Ops Manager and the team to contract, coordinate and deliver excellent facilities and asset management.

Managing contracts with external suppliers to ensure the delivery of good value services the Trust.

We are looking for someone with the following skills and experience:

Excellent knowledge and experience of preparing accounts for auditing, financial management and risk control, asset management and the development of operational financial management systems, ideally within a charity.

An appropriate accountancy qualification (ideally part or fully qualified)

Substantial experience and knowledge gained within financial management.

Experience of facilities management and/or IT development would also be an advantage but is not essential.

We would also love to meet someone who has a strong personal affinity with the work of the Trust in meeting its Charitable Objectives.

Contact details

To find out more about this exciting role and how to apply please visit our website, where you can download an applicant pack, Job Description. Please note the application closing date is 28th November 22 at Noon

Job reference: HFSS22
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