Finance Analyst

08 Jun 2022
06 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Analyst

Location: Newark / Home Working

Salary: GBP30,000

Full time: 35 Hours Per Week

Permanent Contract

Closing Date for Applications: 3 July 2022

First Interview: 11 July 2022

Second Interview: 13 July 2022

Our client are looking for someone with enthusiasm and drive, who is experienced in working within a finance function and who has Advanced Excel skills. Charity specific finance experience is desirable but not essential. This is an amazing opportunity for an innovative, capable, and passionate person who understands both nature and people.

Who our client are

Our client is a federated movement of 46 charities, supported by a central charity, the Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts. Together they have 870,000 members, 38,000 volunteers and 3,400 staff across the UK. They are at an exciting moment in their 110-year history, with the development of an ambitious new strategy, setting out a vision of nature in recovery, with abundant, diverse wildlife and natural processes creating wilder landscapes where people and nature thrive.

Our client have restored and care for some of the most special places for wildlife in the UK. Collectively they manage more than 2,300 nature reserves, operate 123 visitor and education centres and own 29 working farms. They undertake research, they stand up for wildlife and wild places under threat, and they help people access nature.

The next few years will be critical in determining what kind of world they all live in. They need to urgently reverse the loss of wildlife and put nature into recovery at scale if they are to prevent climate and ecological disaster. They recognise that this will require big, bold changes in the way The Trusts work, not least in how they mobilise others and support them to organise within their own communities.

Our client are Wild About Inclusion! To them, this means inspiring, empowering and engaging people from all backgrounds, cultures, identities and abilities, to change the natural world for the better. It means creating workspaces where difference is celebrated, everyone can be themselves and flourish, just like nature.

About you

The successful candidate will be highly numerate, with an eye for detail as well as having Advanced Excel skills. You will have an enquiring mind and an enthusiasm for providing first rate financial information to support decision making.

You will enjoy taking responsibility for creating and maintaining a long-term financial model for the charity and its trading subsidiary. You will have experience of using financial software and be keen to look at ways of integrating outputs from the charity's financial management system, Xledger, into the long-term forecast. You will be well organised and able to work to deadlines, producing accurate and timely financial reports. Experience of building effective working relationships with budget holders would also be beneficial.

Our cleint particularly encourage applications from people who are underrepresented within their sector, including people from minority backgrounds and people with disabilities. They are committed to creating a movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities.

As a Disability Confident employer, our client are committed to offering an interview to anyone with a disability that meets all the essential criteria for the post. Please let them know if you require any adjustments to make their recruitment process more accessible. This role may be subject to a DBS check

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