Head of UK Finance - Heald Green, Cheshire, United Kingdom,

Here at Human Appeal we have an exciting opportunity for a Head of UK Finance to be based atour Head Office in Cheadle, Greater Manchester.You will join us on a full time basis as part of an initial 1 year fixed term contract (with a view to progressing to permanent contract) and in return you will receive a competitive salary of £50-55k per annum.

Human Appeal is a faith-based international charity that aims to abolish poverty by providing humanitarian aid, sustainable development programs and championing advocacy for our beneficiaries worldwide.

Key responsibilities of our Head of UK Finance:

- Line management of up to 8 staff, comprising Accountants, Finance Officers and Finance Assistants

- Ensuring month-end accounting and reporting is delivered in a timely manner

- Managing the preparation of statutory accounting and year end audits

- Ensuring the monthly reconciliation of all income and expenditure

- Managing the VAT and HMRC submissions and reporting

- Successfully safeguarding the charity from risk in accordance with internal policies and procedures, as well as external regulations such as institutional grant requirements and Charity SORP Accounting

- Delivering value for money by ensuring due diligence checks are applied to all financial matters

- Managing and develop a high performing and capable Finance team to deliver a quality service to Human Appeal

Benefits of joining us as our Head of UK Finance:

- 35 Days Annual Leave

- Matched Pension Contribution

- Flexible Working

- Employee Discounts and Memberships

What we're looking for in our Head of UK Finance:

- Professional Qualification with minimum fellow status with a recognised professional institute such as ICAEW, ACCA or CIMA

- Minimum 3 years of experience in a relevant role as a Finance Team Manager or 5 years of experience in a Senior role in Charity Accounting

- Audit training with a recognised audit firm

- Experience in MS Office Suite, SAGE 50, Microsoft NAV or other Accounting Systems

- Knowledge of Charity SORP Accounting, VAT Accounting / Partial Exemption & VAT Returns

- Ability to work under pressure, manage time, workload and prioritise work to deadlines

This would be an ideal role for an Experienced Head of Finance / Finance Team Manager looking to make a difference in a rewarding role within the Charity Sector!

We are looking to appoint this role ASAP and will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis, so for the best chance of success please click 'apply' today to become our HeadofUKFinance - we would love to hear from you.

A Little Bit About Human Appeal…

What our CEO Says:

"We are faith-based but not faith-specific. We have faith in all of humanity and believe we can achieve great things when we work together. So, come and be part of a dynamic global charity where we celebrate our differences, as well as our common humanity"

Dr. Mohamed Ashmawey

What our Staff Say:

"Everyone's friendly and eager to help. We're a small team, but everyone has their own thing about them that makes them unique. Someone teaches me something new every day! Everyone is close and we have lunch together. Being a part of Human Appeal is like a second family!"

Eleanor, Volunteers Assistant

"The reasons I have remained working within the charity sector, and specifically with Human Appeal, is the feeling of contentment. I feel that I am contributing towards a greater cause - I am part of a bigger picture - and I get to meet like-minded people"

Jahed, Business Analyst

"At Human Appeal, each one of us has the opportunity to influence others. If you are prepared to challenge yourself there are no limits, so come and make it happen!"

Simon, Systems and Reporting Manager

What We Have Achieved So Far This Year:

- We have provided emergency aid to 10,770 of the most vulnerable people across Yemen

- We have supported 1,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

- We have provided 300 refugee families in Jordan with essential winter aid

- We have helped 36,643 people to have enough food to break their fast during Ramadan

- We have collected and distributed 21,124 coats to the homeless in the UK

- We have provided 258 families with emergency food packs in Manchester

COME AND JOIN THE FAMILY - click 'apply' today!