Director of Finance and Operations

Avon Wildlife trust

Bristol, with hybrid working
£50,000 - £60,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.avonwildlifetrust.org.uk

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 3rd June 2024  


Are you a strong financial leader with a passion for the natural environment and the ability to galvanise teams to deliver ambitious goals?

Avon Wildlife Trust is looking for an exceptional individual to become our new Director of Finance and Operations. You will be a finance leader with broad commercial acumen, strong people management skills and the appetite to drive and hold accountability for the Trust’s membership and income growth ambitions.

The Trust has exciting plans to create and restore habitats, enable people to take action for wildlife, and secure more land for nature for wildlife across the West of England. 

As Director of Finance and operations, you will be at the heart of our organisation’s success.

You will: 

  • Lead AWT Group’s financial planning, operations and accounting 
  • Ensure effective management of the Trust’s people and resources 
  • Drive development of the Trust’s fundraising and commercial activities
  • Work with the CEO and Leadership Team to develop, implement and periodically review the Trust’s strategic and financial plans
  • Work closely with all Departments to ensure effective financial and operational processes, support financial planning and inform future decisions. 

If this is you, we look forward to hearing from you. 

Contact Details and How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, please download the Job Pack, Application Form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form from the website and fill in your application before clicking the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to attach your completed documents via our HR portal as part of the submission process. 

To apply by post, please send applications marked confidential to HR, Avon Wildlife Trust, 17 Great George Street, Bristol BS1 5QT to arrive by the closing date.

Closing date: 11:59pm, Monday 3rd June 2024

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a first interview to be online on Wednesday 12th June 2024.

Applicants may be asked to attend a second interview, anticipated to be on Thursday 20th June 2024.

If you would like to discuss this role or have any questions, please email [email protected] and a conversation can be arranged.

For equal opportunities purposes, we are unable to accept only CVs.

No agencies please.


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