Join our award winning team and help change billions of lives. Including yours.
Compassion in World Farming is the leading charity campaigning for farm animal welfare. Our mission is to end factory farming – the biggest form of animal cruelty on the planet and the issue at the centre of many of the world’s biggest challenging debates including climate change and sustainable food production to feed an ever increasing global population.
It is a very exciting time to be joining Compassion in World Farming International – our five year strategy sees our ambition and drive to end factory farming bigger and bolder than ever before. It also includes the need to double our income within five years as imperative to achieving our goals.
As a truly international NGO, with programme teams in Europe, USA and China, we are now looking to recruit a Global Financial Controller. This is an opportunity to shape the future of the finance team, taking it forward as we look to deliver on our bold five year plan.
Position: Global Financial Controller
Location: Godalming, Surrey, UK
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £52,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Benefits: 25 days paid holiday, 45 minutes by train from London Waterloo, our international headquarters are in Godalming near Guildford, a picturesque market town on the banks of the River Wey. We occupy modern, bright open plan offices just two minutes walk from Godalming station; Free parking; Free fruit!
Closing date for applications: 3rd March, 2019
About the role:
As a critical leader in our international finance team, you will take full responsibility for the controllership function and provide strategic and operational support to the Finance Director and wider Global Leadership Team.
This role will undertake all aspects of financial management, including regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures.
You will be a qualified and experienced finance professional, with experience of leading strategic financial planning and working in an international environment. Ideally you will have a good knowledge of charity law and other charity regulatory frameworks although this is not essential.
You will lead a highly committed, professional finance team and partner with leadership colleagues who are relentlessly focused on making the world a better place for people, our planet and animals.
Please complete the online application form to upload your CV and a covering letter.
In order to comply with legal requirements, as part of our selection process we ask all potential employees to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.
Please see our website for a full job description and person specification.
You may have experience of the following: Global Financial Controller, Financial Controller, Assistant Global Financial Controller, Finance Manager, Head of Finance, Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Senior Accountant, Corporate Accountant, Management Accountant, Charity, NFP, Third Sector, etc.