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Finance Manager: Groundwork East

Join a team that is changing places and changing lives

Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart. We believe that big global issues – the economy, the environment – have a big local impact. Groundwork operates throughout the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face. 

Finance Manager, Groundwork East

Salary: £42,197 to £46,111 pro rata, plus attractive benefits

Term: part time (15 to 22.5 hours per week – to be discussed at interview), permanent contract

Location: Based at Hatfield, Hertfordshire (with periodic time spent in regional offices)

Groundwork East has over 30 years of experience in delivering bespoke projects that use the environment as a catalyst for building a more sustainable future.  As our activities develop and our area of activity expands we are looking for a Finance Manager to provide strong financial leadership and professional advice, to support business development and to help enhance operational performance.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day management and control of the finance function ensuring that all financial / management reporting is delivered to high professional standards.

You will be fully qualified - either CCAB, CIMA, ACCA or overseas equivalent - and have experience of a wide range of financial duties within an accounting environment including: the provision of management accounts; strategic financial analysis; problem solving; and business planning guidance.

You will have excellent communication skills, proven people management skills, excellent IT skills, excellent planning / organisational skills and a demonstrable ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.

We’ll make sure you’re given all the support and guidance you need and you will have the opportunity to help drive forward an inspirational organisation making a real and positive difference to local communities across the east of England.

The position is part-time (15 to 22.5 hours per week). A full driving licence and access to a car is necessary.

Closing date: midday, Tuesday 17 July 2018

Interview date: Tuesday 24 July 2018

For an informal chat about the post please contact Steve Harvey on 01707 255174 or

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