Hours: 35 p/week
Contract type: Permanent
Annual salary: Circa £40,000 per annum
Location: London, NW3
Closing date: 26th October 2019 (09:00 BST)
Interview date: On-site interview test between 28th – 30th October 2020
Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting is the world’s only movement for every girl and any girl because we believe that each of them deserves to be the best they can be. Free to make what they want from the Movement, girls learn by doing, make friends and have fun. In safe, local spaces, girls develop the skills and attitudes to change themselves, their communities and our world.
The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) keeps the global Movement thriving, united and growing. We support our Member Organisations in 150 countries and give some of their almost 10 million individual Girl Guides and Girl Scouts the opportunity to develop their leadership skills, speak out on issues that are important to them and make changes in their communities and countries.
About the role
We are seeking a motivated Finance Manager to join a busy Finance Department, a dynamic environment that has an evolving set of responsibilities.
The Finance Manager will play a key part in providing financial and management accounting services to meet the needs of staff, volunteers and other stakeholders across the WAGGGS group of entities.
This exciting opportunity within an international setting and will include systems accountancy, management accounts, year-end preparation, balance sheet review/analysis (including reconciliations) and the preparation and submission of tax returns.
As a successful candidate, you will be a part/qualified accountant of a recognised accountancy institute, such as ACCA or CIMA and have relevant and up-to-date financial accounting expertise, experience and knowledge.
You must have high-level systems skills (essential selection criteria being the maintenance of the PSF finance system/advanced Excel/Smart View report writing and construction/preparation of statutory accounts). You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability of building and maintaining relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, especially in cross-cultural settings.
You will be a dynamic self-starter, managing one member of staff, with the ability to work without detailed supervision to high standards. You will be able to use your initiative and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Furthermore, you will have experience with month-end and year-end procedures along with an eye for detail and ‘can-do’ attitude with high-level accounting experience, ideally within the charity sector.
What you can expect from us
- 26 days’ annual leave plus public holidays
- Flexible working
- 5% generous matched pension contribution
- Life assurance
- Season ticket loan
- Cycle to work scheme
- Employee assistance programme (EAP)
How to apply
If you are interested in this position, please select the apply button shown to download the recruitment pack and submit your cover letter and CV online.
We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.
If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original time frame.
A note for recruitment agencies
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