Finance and Supporter Relations Administrator

Wild Futures

Looe, Cornwall
£14,820 - £15,917 pa

Paid • Part Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!


The Wild Futures Monkey Sanctuary currently houses various species of primates, the majority of whom are victims of the exotic pet trade in the UK. We are a small but internationally renowned charity working for the protection and conservation of primates worldwide.


Finance and Supporter Relations Administrator

Reporting to: Director and Outsourced Accountants

Summary of Role: Finance and Supporter Relations Administrator, 4 days (30 hours)

Responsible for the overall day to day finance function based at The Monkey Sanctuary, providing relevant financial support to the Director and the charity team. Also supporting the Supporter Relations team with relevant administrative tasks.

This role also includes taking guidance from, liaising with and supporting the Charity’s outsourced accounting service with relevant financial administration and reporting.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO(additional responsibilities may be added as appropriate):

Key Finance and Supporter Relations Administration responsibilities:


  • Ensures that all budget holders and the relevant team members are kept aware of up to date financial information
  • Effectively communicates financial information to non-finance audience in a simple and straightforward way
  • Supports personnel within the Charity with financial budget management



EDUCATION/PR: Speaking to members of the public on open days in an informative, positive and respectful manner as ambassadors of the Sanctuary

ADMINISTRATION & GENERAL DUTIES: Stock taking and the ordering of supplies

HEALTH & SAFETY & HR POLICIES: Compliance with all relevant health and safety protocols and relevant HR materials including but not limited to safeguarding, emergency procedures, risk assessments and safe working practices

Team player: Respect for, and commitment to, the vision, mission and values of Wild Futures

  • Interacts positively with the team, respects the views and opinions of others and engages positively with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures
  • Sees where support may be required and openly offers and provides it
  • Works collaboratively and builds positive working relationships
  • Appreciates the bigger picture – pragmatic and reasoned
  • Looks for common ground and goals to support the team
  • Doesn’t allow ego to undermine the success of the role
  • Able to be flexible and adapt to new situations as they arise

Background & essential qualifications:


  • Experience in Xero and Vend systems and Advantage Fundraiser
  • Familiar with Gift Aid processing

Outcomes & targets associated with this role:

Efficient and effective finance operation including accurate record keeping and reporting.

Collaborative and positive team member who regularly communicates financial information to support goals and objectives. This will include supporting the Director and Finance Group at an organisational level when looking at budget setting and budget controls.

COVID-19 considerations:

Wild Futures takes the safety of its staff, visitors and monkeys very seriously. (The monkeys in our care are vulnerable to Covid-19) Protocols and working practices are designed to keep us all safe.

We will be actively interviewing for this role, and reserve the right to fill this position before the application end date. We encourage early applications.

To apply please send a cover letter and your CV to [email protected]