Jobs at Gingerbread
Thank you for your interest in working for us. We are an innovative UK charity with a highly committed and skilled team that works hard to improve the lives of single parent families in England and Wales. We support and develop staff, and offer the opportunity to develop your career and get involved in a variety of projects.
We recruit staff from a wide range of backgrounds and ages. We offer flexible working so that all staff can balance work with family and personal development needs.
If you have any queries about working for Gingerbread please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Head of Finance
Kentish Town, London
Full time, permanent
Closing date for applications: 15 December 2015 at 10.00
Interview date: 17 December 2015
Gingerbread provides expert advice, practical support and campaigns to improve the lives of single parent families.
The Head of Finance, reporting to the Finance Director, will play a key role in ensuring that financial systems and monitoring/ reporting procedures help deliver Gingerbread’s activities and support our financial strategy. The Head of Finance needs to produce regular, high quality management information by working closely with budget holders across the organisation, while ensuring that the day-to-day operations of our small finance team remain effective.
We are looking for someone who will relish this challenge and is able to identify and implement improvements to systems and processes.
The role has a high profile in the organisation and the successful candidate will have experience of dealing with non-financial budget holders.
The successful candidate will be a qualified or part qualified accountant, with a good knowledge of different accounting software, and well used to preparing monthly management accounts and reports. The post holder must possess experience of charity accounting including SORP and VAT issues.
You will be comfortable working in a small team, to tight deadlines, and be able to work flexibly to the demands of the role, building effective working relationships across the organisation.
What we offer
We are an innovative charity with a highly committed and skilled team that works hard to improve the lives of single parent families. In return, we support and develop staff, and offer the opportunity to develop your career and get involved in a variety of projects. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, including single parents and those with caring responsibilities. We offer excellent work-life balance policies for all staff.
Gingerbread, the charity for single parent families’ is registered in England and Wales as a company limited by guarantee, no. 402748, and a registered charity, no. 230750.
We're looking for dedicated volunteers who want to gain valuable skills and experience, and help single parent families, in a range of different roles.
Read more about volunteering with us.