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Salary: £36,482 to £40,706 (SCP 38-42) plus 7% pension

Closing date: Monday 4th December 2017

Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is a local charity supported by people who care about protecting wildlife. Our vision is of a Living Landscape, where we work with others to improve our towns and countryside for wildlife. We work with volunteers to manage a network of more than 40 nature reserves, covering nearly 2,000 acres.

We are looking for someone with strong financial and people skills who can lead financial management across the Trust and ensure sound financial practices.

The role is part of the Senior Management Team and helps shape the strategic direction of the Trust.

This post will be responsible for managing, controlling and recording all financial matters, in particular:

a) Preparing reports for Finance Committee and Council of Trustees

b) Preparing budget and financial benchmarking, comparing the Trust to other charities

c) Preparing regular management accounts and investigating variances

d) Monitoring cash and investments

e) Liaising with external auditors 

We are looking for someone with excellent organisational skills, extensive proven experience of financial management, and strategic and operational planning. The post-holder will have experience of managing staff and preferably experience in the charitable sector.

Should you be selected for interview you will be required to undertake an Excel-based financial test and give a presentation to the interview panel. You will meet with members of the Trust’s staff team and a Trustee from our Finance & Resources Committee.

The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 4th December 2017.

Interviews and assessments will take place on Monday 11th December 2017.

For more information please download an application pack.

To apply, please complete an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form, and return both to or send to Recruitment, Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust, Grebe House, St Michael's Street, St Albans, AL3 4SN.


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Application Pack - Finance Manager504.23 KB
Application Form - Finance Manager104.5 KB
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form - Finance Manager45 KB