Britain Yearly Meeting employs staff to carry out the centrally managed work of Quakers in Britain. Most of these jobs are located in the central offices, Friends House in London, unless otherwise stated. We aim to be an ethical employer, with a 1:4 ratio between our highest and our lowest paid staff. Britain Yearly Meeting is a Living Wage employer.

  • Financial Controller

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £46,958 Per Annum
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1
    Closing date:
    Monday 13 February 2017 (12 noon)
    Interview
    Monday 27 February 2017

    Why is our Financial Controller role right for you?

    You are looking for a new challenge and increased scope of operational responsibility. Used to ensuring solid financials, you will be keen to help our charity develop robust controls and system frameworks in order to deliver our work effectively.

    What can you expect to be doing day-to-day?

    The Financial Controller is responsible for implementing and maintaining all financial controls and systems within Britain Yearly Meeting, identifying and recommending potential operational efficiencies and improvements to working practices and procedures; overseeing the financial data processing and maintaining the quality and accuracy of data held within the Trial Balance for Britain Yearly Meeting and related entities. Reporting to the Head of Finance and Resources, you will oversee a team of four.

    What will make you right for the role?

    You are qualified accountant with a strong knowledge of financial accounting and controls. Working alongside programme staff, operational managers and Members of Management Meeting, you are committed and engaged with both the financial numbers and our charitable work.

    How is Britain Yearly Meeting changing the world?

    As Quakers, we are inspired by faith to work for a just, peaceful, and sustainable world. We seek to fill the gaps, to work where help is most needed, alone or with others – whatever will have the greatest impact. This is an exciting time to join us and make a real impact as the charity evolves and grows. We offer a generous benefits package, including a pension scheme, 27 days holiday and other non-financial lifestyle benefits.

    For further information about Quakers, go to http://www.quaker.org.uk/about-quakers

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices

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  • Grants & Contributions Manager

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £38,808 per annum
    Contract
    Full Time - Permanent
    Location
    Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1
    Closing date:
    Tuesday 21 February 2017 (9am)
    Interview
    Friday 10 March 2017

    Do you want to make a difference in this world?

    We're looking for a highly motivated individual with experience of raising funds from trusts and foundations to help us deliver a wide range of inspired work programmes and services on behalf of Quakers in Britain.

    Quakers are driven by faith to work for a more just, peaceful, and sustainable world. We seek to fill the gaps, to work where help is most needed, alone or with others – whatever will have the greatest impact.

    You can take a lead role in growing our grant income by £500,000 over the next five years – helping to fund our distinctive projects and supporting the diverse faith community that guides our work.

    To succeed you'll need a proactive, results-driven approach and a willingness to challenge the status quo and introduce new ideas. You'll have excellent planning and organisational skills and a flair for writing proposals. You're an excellent communicator, a natural networker, a supportive manager and a team-player.

    If this sounds like you, please get in touch and together we'll make that difference.

    Our generous benefits package includes 27 days holiday (plus extra days over Christmas), a pension scheme and other non-financial lifestyle benefits and our offices in Euston, feature a subsidised café and restaurant, as well as excellent transport links.

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices

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