Finance Manager

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The Wildlife Trusts

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York, United Kingdom

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19 days ago

Closing date: Friday 1 July 2022
Salary: £ 35,000 - £37,000 (pro rata if part-time)
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: York Office, 1 St George's Pl
, York, North Yorkshire, YO24 1GN
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is one of the UK’s fastest growing nature conservation organisations and seeks to appoint a Finance Manager.

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For more information visit www.ywt.org.uk/jobs and email your application to recruitment@ywt.org.uk

Job reference: 17.6.234

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is one of the UK’s fastest growing nature conservation organisations and seeks to appoint a Finance Manager.

The Finance Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day financial operations of the Trust, ensuring accurate and timely transactional processing and record keeping. In addition, the role includes responsibility managing the payroll process, treasury management, providing support to the Director of Finance and Central Services, as well as providing grant administration support to project officers. The post holder will provide line management for the Finance team to ensure we the best possible financial service to our colleagues.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is currently embedding a new financial system, Iplicit, and the successful candidate will play a key role in cementing this transition including the potential to develop further financial process improvements.

This is a key role in ensuring the finances of the Trust run smoothly ideal for a solutions-focussed individual.

Suitable for a CIMA/ACCA/AAT qualified/near qualified candidate, with broad management and operational accounting experience. Charity accounting knowledge is useful but not essential, experience of typical functions such as sales/purchase ledger, payroll, VAT, management accounting and reporting with the agility to flex to the department’s demands is essential.


To apply: Please submit an up-to-date CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant knowledge, skills and experience relevant to the post, referring to our person specification. Ideally, these documents should be in an editable format, such as Word, so that we can anonymise your documents prior to the short-listing process. Please also complete and submit our Personal Details and EDI monitoring form.

Closing date: Friday 1st July 2022

Interview date/s: w/c 11th July 2022

Please note that applications received after the closing deadline may not be considered.

The Trust regrets that it is unable to give feedback on unsuccessful applications.


The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.


We are committed to creating a Movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We want our people to flourish, just like nature.


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YWT Company 409650; Charity no. 210807.