Head of Finance

Permanent employee, Full or part-time · United Kingdom Remote, Poland Remote, Netherlands Remote, Czechia Remote

Role Summary

We are seeking an experienced and committed Head of Finance to oversee all financial aspects of ProVeg International as a growing network of organisations, and to manage international financial relations between all national ProVeg entities, including driving the organisation’s financial strategy and planning. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and assessing the organisation’s finances, cash flow and balance sheet, forecasts, total and project budgets, and finance operations. You will streamline, implement and optimise systems and procedures to ensure the compliance, donor reporting and related fundraising and other needs of the organisation are fully met. You are a reliable professional with broad knowledge of accounting, financial management and annual reporting, and ideally charity-specific principles. You are a strategic thinker and effective leader who can make the best decisions in line with our organisation’s vision, mission and values. 

Job Details

Reports to: Global CEO

Department: INT Operations

Responsible for: Finance Manager

Location: Working from home (ideally UK, NL, PL, CZ or ZA)

Hours: 28-40 h per week

Salary: depending on experience and location, around £50-55k if based in the UK for 1 FTE

  • Financial Strategy, Planning and Analysis: Develop and maintain financial models, cash flow and forecasts to support strategic business planning and decision-making.

  • Budget Management: Oversee and lead on the annual international budgeting and planning process (involving all ProVeg entities and departments). Administer and review all international financial plans and budgets; maintain all program budgets.

  • Financial Reporting: Prepare and present monthly (P&L and balance sheets) management reports, quarterly variance reports, annual financial reports, donor-specific or grant reports, and other income generation reports to the Global CEO, and Senior Leadership Team.

  • Audit and Compliance: Coordinate and manage financial audits, ensuring compliance with accounting principles and regulatory requirements. 

  • Financial Risk & Compliance Management: Seek out methods and practices to minimise financial risk, leverage financial opportunities, and ensure financial compliance with charity laws and other guidelines. Remain up-to-date on best practices in non-profit finance, and relevant laws regarding non-profit operation. 

  • Finance Operations and governance: Oversee and improve internal financial policies and procedures such as implementation of central finance software, donations and grants tracking, ensuring value for money by applying internal auditing principles, and advising/supporting country directors and finance managers as well as organisations joining the ProVeg global network.
  • Relevant accounting qualification preferred, though candidates qualified by experience will be considered. Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field desirable; graduate degree or CPA preferred.

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a similar role, ideally in the non-profit sector. Experience of implementing and maintaining strong financial controls.

  • Strong financial acumen and analytical skills, with a track record of strategic financial planning and analysis.

  • Proficiency in financial modelling, forecasting, budgeting, and finance operations.

  • Excellent data skills, including Google Workspace, with advanced proficiency in Google Sheets and QuickBooks, Xero, or other accounting software. Desirable: experience of implementing new accounting software.

  • Calm and professional attitude, high level of integrity, accuracy, and a strong sense for due diligence.

  • Experience consolidating multiple entities, ideally including different currencies.

  • Collaborative attitude, solution-focused, and supportive of international colleagues (particularly Country Directors & Country Finance Managers, International Department Heads and International Operations team).

  • Excellent communication skills in English; additional language skills, such as German, preferred.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced non-profit work environment.

  • Commitment to ProVeg’s mission and values.

Benefits of working with us
  • A strong organisational focus on personal development, with a designated training budget.
  • Provision of a work laptop.
  • Flexible, trust-based working arrangements and home-office arrangements.
  • Career-development support.
  • Mindfulness programme - free Headspace account.
  • We are a workplace that encourages everyone to bring their whole selves to work. We are an inclusive workplace for our diverse employees around the world.
  • And, last but not least, become part of a great team and work with us towards a world where everyone chooses delicious and healthy food that is good for all humans, animals, and our planet!
Application deadline: Open until filled
Start date: As soon as possible
Further information
Our Application Procedure
Your application should include a cover letter and CV. Please indicate your motivation for the role and describe how you meet the requirements. Please send us your application using our online form. (https://proveg.com/jobs/) Thank you!

 The upcoming steps include:
1.    Online Cognitive Aptitude Test and a Personality test
2.    First interview with People and Culture
3.    Online trial task
4.    Senior Management interview
5.    Final decision
About us

ProVeg International is a food awareness organisation working to transform the global food system by replacing 50% of animal products globally with plant-based and cultivated foods by 2040.

ProVeg engages with all relevant stakeholders to create a food system where everyone chooses delicious and healthy food that is good for all humans, animals, and our planet.

ProVeg has received the United Nations’ Momentum for Change Award and works closely with key UN food and environment agencies. 

ProVeg creates global impact, with offices in 12 countries across four continents and more than 200 employees. 

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