Financial Controller

Application Deadline: 
12 Aug 2018

Salary: Circa £45,000 per annum

Start Date: As soon as possible

Duration of Contract: Open

Location: Cambridge, UK

Founded in 1903, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is the world’s longest established international conservation organisation. Our vision is to create a sustainable future for the planet where biodiversity is conserved by the people living closest to it. We aim to do this through the conservation of threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science and take account of human needs. We have become a trusted entity in the world of conservation. Today FFI is active in over 40 countries.

FFI is seeking an experienced Financial Controller to have overall responsibility for the day to day accounting function of FFI to ensure the department delivers a high standard of service to the organisation, and operates in accordance with established accounting principles and industry best practice. As well as leading the preparation of the organisation’s annual statutory accounts, this role will also be responsible for managing the annual external audit process.

You will be CCAB qualified or equivalent, have a strong technical understanding of current UK GAAP, FRS 102 and Charity SORP and have proven experience preparing statutory accounts and lead schedules.  As a member of the UK-based Finance Team, working closely with overseas Finance Teams, your strong communication, interpersonal skills and customer focus will enable you to build effective working relationships at all levels across the organisation.

You will enjoy working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, where the ability to respond swiftly to changing organisational and team needs is paramount.  In return, we offer the opportunity to work for a ground-breaking organisation at the forefront of global conservation, with generous pension contribution, attractive annual leave allowance, life insurance and salary exchange schemes, including Childcare Vouchers and Cycle to Work Scheme.

Our offices are located in The David Attenborough Building in central Cambridge, just a few minutes’ walk from glorious historic buildings and museums, the picturesque River Cam, the central market and shopping centre, and a host of cafés and restaurants. 

 

The closing date for applications is Sunday, 12 August 2018.