Closing date: 30 September 2021
Job Type: Paid
Location: London, United Kingdom (Flexible work arrangements available)
ABOUT THE FRED HOLLOWS FOUNDATION
Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, The Fred Hollows Foundation, is a leading international development organization working towards eliminating avoidable blindness and improving Indigenous health.
There are 36 million people in the world who are blind, 4 out of 5 of them do not need to be. For as little as $25 The Fred Hollows Foundation can restore sight and transform a life. We focus on preventable and treatable eye diseases such as cataract, trachoma and diabetic retinopathy. Our global program span 25 countries and involves local training and providing affordable technology so doctors, nurses and health care workers can recognize, diagnose, refer and treat eye problems in their communities. We use research to improve our understanding of avoidable blindness, then use our findings to implement strategies and advocate for change.
The Fred Hollows Foundation has a very clear goal: to end avoidable blindness. As our Founder, the late Professor Fred Hollows said, “I believe that the basic attribute of mankind is to look after each other.” To find out more about our work, please visit our website https://www.hollows.org.
The Finance Manager – UK US and HK will have day to day responsibility for the finances of organisations fundraising subsidiaries and representative offices, working with colleagues to maintain accurate financial records, to prepare finances for professional audit and ensure all financial and compliance requirements are met. The role will lead the financial reporting of The Foundation’s revenue generating entities for UK (FHF UK), Hong Kong (FHF HK) and USA (FHF USA) and the fundraising office in UAE.
Governance and compliance of FHF(UK), Hong Kong, USA and UAE: 37.5%
Financial reporting FHF(UK), Hong Kong, USA and UAE: 37.5%
Treasury Function and Global Banking Structures: 10%
Global Financial Policy Development: 10%
Additional responsibilities: 5%
You are a seasoned Finance Manager (although not essential) with experience in Not-For-Profit or social enterprise organisations. You are passionate about working for an organisation dedicated to giving back to the international community. You have an analytical approach with the ability to identify key issues and their implications coupled with strong communications skills. This will shine through in your ability to articulate financial information in a simple/concise way to a non-financial audience/s. As well as an ability to consider the strategic and financial impact of decisions and initiatives with sound knowledge of financial accounting systems. You are flexible and open to working early mornings / late evenings to accommodate an international team. Finally, you will thrive working independently but will be a team player willing to step in and help team members where needed, this is a hands on role, you must be flexible to work across all levels of Finance.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED
Desirable but not necessary experience includes:
How we recognise your contribution
Through our internal programs and employee benefits we aim to create an environment where you will feel supported and empowered. Whether your focus is on continuous learning, professional development or simply finding an environment which enables you to thrive while balancing family or personal commitments, then we have a number of programs in place to support you.
If this opportunity appeals to you and suits your skills, we would love to have a confidential conversation with you. Please reach out to our Talent Acquisition Specialist Hanna on [email protected].
Applications Close: 30th Sep 2021
Like the people we serve, we know everyone is different. We do not want our people to blend in, in fact we want to stand out. We recognise that innovative thinking comes from having a diverse work force, so if you’re good at what you do and want to make an impact then come as you are.
The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children and community partners in all areas where we work. Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.
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