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Head of Finance & Services

Salary: £38750

Closing date: Sunday 18th February 2018

Location: Preston

We are seeking a professional, qualified and versatile person who is able to provide strategic financial direction and oversight across the Trust, and is confident giving advice to Trustees and the Chief Executive on all financial matters.

The Lancashire Wildlife Trust are the leading environmental charity in the region that stands up for wildlife, creates wildlife havens and inspires communities about the natural environment in our diverse urban and rural communities.

This is a pivotal post for the charity and trading subsidiary, with a c£4m turnover and 160 staff. The postholder will be a member of the Senior Management Team and will report to the CEO, they will have overall responsibility for all aspects of Finance, HR and services, and will line manager the Finance Manager, HR Manager and IT Officer.

The successful candidate will handle a varied workload, ranging from financial strategy, risk management, compliance with legislation, VAT and partial exemption management, cash flow management, preparing accounts on a monthly and annual basis, financial planning, budgeting, reporting and preparing statutory accounts for audit.

The ideal applicant will be able to demonstrate resiliency and will have the ability to adapt to changing business priorities in a responsive manner. Experience in charity accounting would be a distinct advantage but a good commercial background at a Senior Level is essential.

For the right candidate we will consider applications from those seeking a part time position.

(CV's will not be considered, No Agencies)

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