Location: London

Contract type: Full-time Fixed Term Contract
Contract length: Until 31st October 2019
Salary: up to £42,000 pa.


WFD is looking for a temporary Finance Manager to support the finance team, covering a maternity leave.

As the focal point for WFD’s finance transactions this position will play a key role in providing a reliable and accurate service for the organisation. Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Finance Manager will lead the day to day accounts payable/receivable function, including line management of two Finance Officers.

As seasoned professional with exceptional people management skills you should have the confidence to make an immediate impact.

This is a fast paced environment, requiring someone who can manage deadlines, is highly organised and has exceptional attention to detail. In addition the Finance Manager should have great customer service skills, clear leadership qualities backed up with knowledge and understanding of the key accounting principles; evidence of advanced management accountant experience, SAGE LINE 50 proficiency and superior Excel skills.


Candidates must be available to start immediately or on very short notice period and must be eligible to work in the UK.

 For more information, please download the job description.


How to Apply

Email your CV with a cover letter telling us why you are applying and what makes you a strong candidate for the position to recruitment@wfd.org by the closing date. Please state clearly the JOB TITLE, LOCATION and YOUR NAME in the email subject when submitting your application.

Closing Date: 18.00 (GMT) 17th May 2019.


Appointments are made on merit and based on fair and open competition. This statement is for information only and does not form part of a contract. Please note: due to the volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.