Financial Controller
London - 50,000 - 55,000 per annum

Type: Permanent
Start: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
Posted: 10 August 2017

SPANA’s mission is to improve the welfare of working animals in the world’s poorest communities. They do this through treatment, training and teaching. They TREAT by providing free veterinary care when animals suffer or when emergencies strike. They TRAIN by building expertise among vets and promoting humane care by animal owners. They TEACH children to develop positive believes, respect and compassion towards animals.

To support the amazing work SAPNA already provide as well as assisting the charity during a period of growth they are looking to recruit a Financial Controller. The role will report to the Director of Finance and will manage SPANAs financial position and to support its future development. Key responsibilities will include;

  • Leading on the implementation of a new accounting system
  • Reviewing and updating all processes, procedures and controls ensuring they are fit for purpose
  • Supporting the Director of Finance in the development of budgets and forecasts
  • Assisting the Director of Finance to prepare the financial statements and manage the yearend audit process

To be suitable for the role you need to be a conscientious fully qualified accountant with excellent interpersonal skills. An understanding of SORP and experience of systems implementation and improving financial controls is essential.

For more information on SAPNA and the role, or for an informal conversation please contact Will Ryan at Allen Lane on 0203 031 9635.

To apply, please send your cv and cover letter to by Sunday 20th September. The cover letter should be no more then 2 pages and should include why you are interested in the position and why you believe you are suitable.

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