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Director of Finance, IT & Administration

Harris Hill
Greenwich, London (Greater)
circa £75,000
Closing date
6 Jun 2022
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An international charity committed to saving the lives of malnourished children and supporting their families beat hunger is looking for a Director of Finance, IT & Administration to join a talented team, passionate about working towards the charity’s vision of a world free from hunger.

Playing a key role on our executive committee, and working particularly closely with the Directors of Operations and Fundraising as we work to achieve our exciting growth plans, you would lead the development of our finance, IT and administration function to allow the charity to achieve our strategic goals. You’ll be an experienced leader of teams, with the ability to identify and put in place systems and procedures that give the whole organisation the information they need to deliver to our funders and project partners around the world.

For 40 years, across nearly 50 countries, the charity has led the global fight against hunger. Our mission is to save, improve and protect lives by eliminating child hunger through the prevention, detection and treatment of undernutrition, especially during and after emergency crises caused by situations of conflict, displacement, poverty, discrimination, inequalities or natural disasters. From crisis to sustainability, we tackle the immediate, underlying and root causes of undernutrition and its effects through a multi‐sectoral approach. By designing our programmes with local communities, integrating them into national systems, and working with partners, we further ensure that short‐term interventions become long‐term solutions.

Key details:

Role: Director of Finance, IT & Administration at

Salary: circa £75,000

Contract: Permanent, full time

Location: Greenwich, London

Amongst other criteria, the successful candidate will be a fully-qualified accountant (CA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA or equivalent) with the following experience:

  • Working with an NGO, preferably working in an international context
  • Overseeing the development of organisational information management systems
  • Substantial and demonstrable post-qualification experience in a Finance department, working at Senior Management Team level
  • Provision of high quality strategic financial leadership
  • Operating at senior level in a regulated environment and ensured compliance within this
  • Treasury management and risk management
  • Multi-project/contract funding environments within an international context
  • Financial statement preparation and audit process management
  • Achieving successful change as part of a high performing management team
  • Successful management of complex strategic projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Working with multiple currencies, in particular the risk management and oversight of foreign exchange rate fluctuations
  • A demonstrable personal and professional commitment to uphold the principles and practices in relation to equality, diversity and inclusion

For an information pack with full details of how to apply, or to arrange an informal and confidential conversation about this position, please contact Jenny Hills at Harris Hill,

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 6th June

Harris Hill Charities Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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