Finance Director

Winchester, Hampshire
£65,000 per annum + benefits
03 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Join our vibrant organisation!

As an action oriented conservation charity, Marwell Wildlife’s desire is to connect people with nature. Through enthusing people about the wonders of the natural world we’re certain they’ll share our passion to conserve it. Our success relies on two key things. The impression we create through our 140 acre zoological park, Marwell Zoo, with its wide array of exotic and endangered species, and also the family of talented people we employ, who share our passion and bring our vision to life.

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Finance Director to join the Executive Team at Marwell Wildlife. This is an exciting time to join Marwell as we embark on an inspiring programme of capital investment, incorporating a series of major exhibits in accordance with our master plan.

Job Title: Finance Director
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Benefits: Pension at 10%, BUPA, 31days annual leave, inc Bank Holidays
Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Location: Winchester
Reports to: Chief Executive
Management: 4-Financial Controller, IT Manager, Head of Project Management and Head of Facilities

With your experience of managing other functions outside of the Finance arena you will use your proven leadership skills to direct the Finance, IT, Facilities and Projects teams, ensuring that sound financial analysis, capital expenditure, information management systems and infrastructure continue to support and enhance Marwell’s operations.

The successful candidate will hold a relevant professional qualification such as the ACA and have proven experience of managing a finance department at senior level. Experience of managing a commercial portfolio that is not limited to Finance, IT or Facilities is essential as is the ability to balance the achievement of Marwell’s charitable aims, alongside the need to invest to drive income and enhance the commercial product.

As an organisational ambassador, for a Times100 Best Company, Marwell’s brand values of being warm, welcoming, wise and contemporary you must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills with high levels of enthusiasm and energy that will enable you to engage with peers and colleagues at all levels.

Closing Date: Friday 15 September 2017


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Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a DBS check as a condition of employment.

Marwell Wildlife is an equal opportunities employer.

No agencies please.

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