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Head of Finance

Salary: £44,396 - £50,590

Closing date: Monday 24th June 2019

Location: Dean Bradley House, 52, Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2AF

Job ref: Full Time Permanent

London Wildlife Trust is the only charity dedicated solely to protecting the capital’s wildlife and wild spaces. We manage forty nature reserve sites across the capital that are exemplars of urban conservation land management. The Trust delivers projects to protect priority habitats and species in London, and works to influence policy makers to support this work.

We also engage London’s diverse communities through access to our nature reserves, volunteering programmes, and education and outreach work. Our strategy document For a Wilder City 2015 – 2020 gives further details of our goals and our projects.

The Trust employs over 50 staff and has an annual budget of £4.5m, expected to grow to £6m by 2023. There is a central finance team in head office; and all staff now use a cloud-based finance system, Xledger. 

We are looking for a Head of Finance to take on take on responsibility for financial planning and reporting, to continue the task of streamlining the Trust’s financial systems, and to work with managers at all levels to ensure that our finance processes support and add value to our conservation and outreach work.


The successful candidate will combine very strong management accounting skills with a willingness to learn about our projects and programmes and to engage with staff across the Trust.


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Contact details:

To apply please send a completed Application form and Candidate details form to

Closing date: Monday 24 June 2019 at midday

First interviews: Friday 28 June 2019

Second interviews: Tuesday 2 July 2019