Jobs: Director of Finance & Administration (UK)

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

An old man with spectaclesVision Aid Overseas (VAO) is seeking to appoint a new Director of Finance and Administration, who will focus on ensuring that Vision Aid Overseas has the Finance, HR, Facilities and IT services necessary to deliver its mission and achieve its strategic goals.  Reporting directly to the CEO and as part of the Senior Management Team, the post-holder will play an important role in the leadership and management of Vision Aid Overseas in helping deliver their ambitious strategy to 2021 and beyond.

The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for the preparation of all financial information, relating to strategic projections, annual planning, budgeting and statutory accounts, monthly management accounts, audit processes and ensuring adequate financial controls and governance are in place including in our overseas programmes (this may require some international travel). They will lead on risk management and will manage a small finance and administration team.

Job Title: Director of Finance & Administration

Location: Crawley, West Sussex (with some overseas travel)

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Responsible for: Finance Officer (part-time) and Senior Finance Officer (full-time)

Salary: Competitive

Terms: Full time (part-time 3-4 days per week can  be considered for the right candidate)

Leave: 28 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays (pro-rata if part-time)

Closing date: Monday 6th November 2017 by 9 am (First round interviews  – Wednesday 15th November 2017 & Second round interviews – Tuesday 21st November 2017)

How to Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter, up to date CV and details of your current salary and salary expectations to the CEO of Vision Aid Overseas,  Nicola Chevis at [email protected]  Your cover letter should explain your motivation for applying for and how you meet the requirements specified in the Job Description, which can be found at www.visionaidoverseas.org/Pages/Category/jobs . The cover letter should be no more than 2 sides of A4.

Closing date: Monday 6th November 2017 at 9am

First round interviews: Wednesday 15th November 2017

Second round interviews: Tuesday 21st November 2017

Photo courtesy: Vision Aid Overseas