The Donkey Sanctuary is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide. We are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering, and their contribution to humanity is fully valued. We are achieving this by transforming the quality of life for donkeys, mules and people worldwide through greater understanding, collaboration and support, and by promoting lasting, mutually life-enhancing relationships.

We now have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Finance Manager - Treasury to join our finance team. ACCA/ACA qualified, you will be responsible for all aspects of The Donkey Sanctuary Group’s cash management and processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable, ensuring we maintain the highest quality and continuity of service of all treasury activities including cash processing, accounts payable and accounts receivable.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will lead and support the transactional team, ensuring appropriate resources are in place to deliver a high standard of processing accuracy, and that resources are efficiently utilised. Duties will include the management of overseas payments and the charity’s cash & short term investments, and assisting with the production of the group statutory accounts, and other statutory reporting requirements such as tax returns.

Possessing excellent people management and skills, you will motivate and manage the team to maintain an excellent quality of service, ensuring the highest standards of team work, continuous improvement, and effective communication and performance. Experience of accounts payable and cash management in a high volume environment using accounting software, together with demonstrable experience of preparing, analysing and monitoring cash flow budgets and forecasts, is essential, as are experience of treasury management including management of cash in both sterling and foreign currency, and excellent communication, IT, organisational and prioritising skills.

If you feel you have the qualities, skills and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding and vital role, and would like to be part of the evolving program of change taking place within the charity, we would love to hear from you. Based in Sidmouth, Devon – “an area of outstanding natural beauty” – this is a full-time, permanent contract starting as soon as possible.

Closing date for completed applications: 12.30pm on Tuesday 12 February 2019.

For more information about this role please download our Job Description and Person Specification. Please download the Word document to complete your application on a computer (preferred option) or, print the PDF form to complete your application by hand.

To apply, please complete and return our application form – we do not accept CVs.

The Donkey Sanctuary is a Disability Confident Employer.

The Donkey Sanctuary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults), and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.