Walking With The Wounded – Head of Finance


Location: Hybrid from any of our WWTW sites, or remote.  Travel as required.

Salary: £55,000 – £60,000 (depending on experience)

Hours: Full Time 37.5 (e.g. 9-5, half hour unpaid break)

Contract Type: Permanent

Company benefits:         

  • 5% Employer Pension Contribution
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike 2 Work Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit on completion of probation
  • Private Medical Insurance

WWTW’s ultimate goal is that those who have fallen furthest from where they want to be, are back on their feet, with a reignited sense of purpose; able to make a positive contribution to their communities again. Each role at WWTW has a part to play in that mission.

We are seeking an experienced Head of Finance to join our team with a background or prior experience of working within the third sector. An important role within our central service function, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing and managing the financial operations of the charity.

You will lead the team in providing high quality financial stewardship including planning, reporting, financial controls, grant and fund management, financial analysis, compliance and financial risk management.  You will also work with stakeholders across the organisation to provide support, partner budget holders and deliver communications to various departments providing clear and concise information.

We are looking for a person who aligns with our values, demonstrating them in their day to day work through collaborating with and empowering others to deliver our core value of Client First.  You will lead with integrity and respect, helping to nurture a positive culture where people around us may thrive.

Our organisation depends on all of us to roll up our sleeves and get stuck in whether that be by thinking creatively to find ways to continuously improve our services and processes, supporting our team on the frontline when they are working with clients, or by participating and spreading the word of WWTW and our events.  We are One Team, it takes all of us working together to achieve the best results possible for those who rely on us.

In return, you’ll also be part of a vibrant team with a common goal of supporting those who have served and you’ll receive a competitive salary, 5% employer pension contribution, private medical insurance, death in service benefit, and generous holiday allowance of 25 days (increasing to a maximum of 28 days with length of service).

For an informal discussion please contact Anna Tydeman anna.tydeman@wwtw.org.uk / 07999102503

This post will close on Wednesday 22 February for applications and interviews will begin week commencing 4 March 2024.  We expect to hold two stage interview with an opportunity for you to meet some of the team during the process.  We reserve the right to close the advert early if we receive sufficient applications.

It is essential you read through WWTW key values, the Job Description and Person Specification prior to completing and submitting WWTW short application with a supporting CV, all documents can be accessed here.

If you have any problems with the application process, the HR team are happy to assist.

If you are currently serving or have served in the Armed Forces our WWTW Employment Advisors are available on request to support.

Read more about WWTW on our website www.walkingwiththewounded.org.uk  Apply by completing and submitting our short application with a supporting CV.

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