Operations and Finance Manager

Badger Trust

East Grinstead, West Sussex
£26,000 - £28,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.badger.org.uk staff@badgertrust.org.uk Dominic Dyer

Sectors: environmental policy & campaigning, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 30th April 2018   6 days left


The Badger Trust is a small but widely respected national wildlife NGO and charity based in in East Grinstead, Sussex. With member groups and supporters all over the country it has a high media profile and is very active in campaigning for the protection of one of Britain’s most iconic wildlife species.

Reporting directly to the CEO, we are looking for an experienced, motivated individual to manage our office-based operations leading a small team and being responsible for:

  • Monitoring and interpreting income and expenditure
  • Producing accurate financial reports for CEO and Board of Trustees
  • Working with book keeper, accountants and auditors to meet all Charity Commission and Companies House annual financial reporting requirements
  • Managing all bank accounts, payments and payroll
  • Acting as a Secretary to the Board of Trustees including attending and producing minutes of Board meetings and coordinating follow up actions with CEO and Trustees as required
  • Managing office services and equipment
  • Managing membership services, donations and legacies 
  • Supervising the performance of office based staff
  • Providing event management support for AGM and Annual Symposium or Conference

This is largely an autonomous role and you will need to feel comfortable being independent and making decisions.

Applicants must have:

  • Excellent working experience of office computer systems including word processing, spread sheets and time management
  • Experience of using Xero or a similar account management systems
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • A positive disposition and the ability to work effectively with CEO, staff and Trustees

The position is a full time post with a salary £26k to £28k depending on skills and experience.

Please submit a covering letter and CV for the attention of the CEO of the Badger Trust Dominic Dyer and email to staff@badgertrust.org.uk


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