Finance Business Partner

Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

We are seeking a professional and highly motivated Finance Business Partner to join WWT at an
exciting time of growth.

The Role

You will have a strong customer service focus and build effective and collaborative
relationships with budget holders across the WWT group, ensuring that useful and timely
information is provided to relevant managers to enable good decision making. The role also
offers opportunities to develop internal processes and reporting.

You will need to deal professionally with managers and budget holders within WWT, solving
complex accounting issues and working flexibly to support the Finance Business Partner team
adapt systems to organisational change. The post holder will also assist with the compilation
of the annual budget, forecast and annual audit.

About You

To join as our Finance Business Partner you will:

  • Bring experience of working collaboratively with managers across an organisation, providing
    solutions to complex accounting issues and improving their understanding of their management
  • Have some management account experience, including supporting the production of management
    accounts, budgeting and forecasting
  • Have a high level of competence in Excel
  • Have an awareness of charity accounting
  • Bring strong communication skills

If this sounds like you, please read the job description to find out more. We would love to
hear from you.

For this role we can offer flexibility around working from home. It is expected the role will
need to attend a WWT site 2 to 3 times a week and as required for key meetings. If this is of
interest then we are happy to discuss this at interview stage. Occasional travel to other WWT
locations will be required.

About Us

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a global wetland conservation charity. We are
creating more, better connected wetlands and engaging people to be inspired to act. We do
impactful, courageous conservation, backed by science, evidence, delivery and engagement with
people and communities, all with a credible history. Our 10 UK sites we present an unrivalled
opportunity to connect people with nature, engaging them on a supporter journey and to support
us financially.

We have ambitious targets for developing bigger and better wetlands, encouraging more people to
take direct action for these unique places, and ensuring key decision makers around the world
realise the essential role wetlands play in restoring nature, combating climate change and
enhancing health and wellbeing.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits

  • 33 days annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays, increasing to 38 days after 5 years’
  • Contributory pension scheme matching up to 7% (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance providing 3 times annual salary
  • Access to a wide range of resources to support your health and wellbeing including our 24/7
    Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced family friendly policies
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Closing date: 1st October 2023

Interview date: 1st interviews: 10th October 2023

2nd interviews: 16th October 2023

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.

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