Finance Manager

We are seeking an experienced Finance Manager to join our finance team. The role includes supporting the management of The Young Foundation’s finances including financial controls, cash management, production and analysis of management accounts, input to the budget process, assisting in the preparation of the statutory accounts and supporting budget holders.

The Young Foundation is a research and action based institute with a formidable track record of confronting inequalities. We work across the UK and internationally to create insight and innovations which put people at the heart of social change.

The successful candidate will report to the Head of Finance and manage a Finance Officer. The role is varied with a combination of the hands-on (processing journals, preparing management accounts etc.) and supporting non-finance colleagues (managing budgets, reviewing project accounts and preparing financial returns to funders).

Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full-time (35 hours)
Salary: £40,000 per annum (+ benefits including a defined contribution pension scheme, child care vouchers and 25 days annual leave + 3 days off during Christmas)
Location: Bethnal Green, London
Responsible for: Finance Officer

How to apply:

Please send a CV and a covering letter of no more than 1 side of A4, illustrating how your skills and relevant experience relate to the attached job description and person specification to
The covering letter should give details of your current role, salary and notice period, and confirmation that you are a British or EU Citizen or otherwise have the right to work in the UK.
The closing date for applications is 12 pm on 31st January 2018.
Interviews will take place on the 7th and 8th February 2018.
We regret that we will only be able to reply and give feedback, to short-listed applicants.
For any questions about this role or about the application process, please contact Patricia Odunewu on +44 20 8980 6263.

The Young Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.