FFI is seeking an experienced Financial Controller to have overall responsibility for the day to day accounting function of FFI to ensure the department delivers a high standard of service to the global organisation, and operates in accordance with established accounting principles and industry best practice. As well as leading the preparation of the organisation’s annual statutory accounts, this role will also be responsible for managing the annual external audit process.
You will be CCAB qualified or equivalent, have a strong technical understanding of current UK GAAP, FRS 102 and Charity SORP and have proven experience preparing statutory accounts and lead schedules and managing external audits. As a member of the UK-based Finance Team, working closely with overseas Finance Teams, your strong communication, interpersonal skills and customer focus will enable you to build effective working relationships at all levels across the organisation.
You will enjoy working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, where the ability to manage a variety of concurrent tasks is paramount. You will be comfortable researching technical financial guidance and documenting findings. In return, we offer the opportunity to work for a ground-breaking organisation at the forefront of global conservation, with generous pension contribution, attractive annual leave allowance, life insurance and salary exchange schemes.
Our offices are located in The David Attenborough Building in central Cambridge, just a few minutes’ walk from glorious historic buildings and museums, the picturesque River Cam, the central market and shopping centre, and a host of cafés and restaurants.