Head of Finance
Head of Finance
Closing Date: 01/08/2021
Location/Division: World Bureau
Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting is the world’s only movement for every girl and any girl because we believe that each of them deserves to be the best they can be. Free to make what they want from the Movement, girls learn by doing, make friends and have fun. In safe, local spaces, girls develop the skills and attitudes to change themselves, their communities and our world.
The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) keeps the global Movement thriving, united and growing.
This role operates within the context of a volunteer-led global charitable organisation with 152 Member Organisations.
To ensure the finances of WAGGGS are managed efficiently and properly, in accordance with highest standards of good practice in the charity sector, and that its financial obligations in the UK and overseas are met efficiently, complying with all financial and statutory requirements.
The Head of Finance will be a high performing, professionally qualified individual with Senior Management experience who can lead WAGGGS’s finance function and deliver its finance strategy, providing and continuously improving financial plans, systems, procedures and practices. This individual is a collaborative, dynamic finance professional, technically sound, commercially savvy and an advocate of business partnering.
This individual will build the Finance function to deliver exceptional finance services to WAGGGS’s teams. They will provide effective leadership encouragement and mentorship to the team so that it serves both internal and external stakeholders efficiently and effectively.