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Regional Head of Finance

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Regional Head of Finance.

Salary: £15,000 – £18,000 pa (New appointments usually starts at the bottom of the scale)
Location: Worldwide but preference given to candidates living in countries where ADD has programmes
Reports to: Director of Finance and Operations

Disabled candidates are particularly encouraged to apply and as a ‘disability confident employer’ ADD guarantees to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria.


The Regional Head of Finance will be responsible for producing accurate consolidated financial statements whilst maintaining strong systems of internal financial controls across the organisation. This is a key role within the Finance and Operations Department and the wider organisation. Leading and managing the country finance teams and supporting employees at all levels. The role is also responsible for assessing the effectiveness and efficiency of business processes, systems and financial controls across all aspects of the organisation’s activities by undertaking risk-based audits.


We are looking for a candidate with the following skills and experience:

  • Membership of a reputable accountancy body (ACCA, CIPFA, ICAEW, CPA or equivalent), or QBE
  • Cross sectorial accounting knowledge and understanding, including experience within a similar-sized organisation
  • Substantial experience of financial management and/or audit
  • Extensive experience in preparing and managing significant budgets with diverse streams of income and expenditure
  • Knowledge and working experience with Comic Relief, USAID, EU, DfID and other donors
For further information on the role and what we are looking for, please see the job description.


Interested applicants should send the following attachments by email:

  • CV (maximum 2 pages). Please indicate contact telephone number and email address.
  • Letter of motivation (maximum 2 pages). Please state your current or most recent salary
  • Completed equal opportunities form
  • The names, contact numbers and addresses of 2 referees (please state if you are not happy for them to be contacted at this stage)

Please send your application to recruitment: by the closing date specified below.

If you need an accessible format please contact our HR department on +44 1373 473 064 or email (please note the HR department will be closed from 2-13 August and there will be no response during this time)


  • Application deadline: 12noon UK time on Monday 26th August 2019. Due to the urgent need to fill this position, shortlisting and interviewing will take place on a rolling basis.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. We are unfortunately only able to reply to those shortlisted.


Equal Opportunities.

We are keen to promote strong principles of equality and diversity and would welcome applications from all backgrounds. Disabled people are strongly encouraged to apply and as a ‘disability confident employer’ ADD guarantees to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria. For more information on this please see our Equal Opportunities Policy.

Our Commitment to Safeguarding.

ADD International believes that it is always unacceptable for anyone to experience abuse of any kind. We recognise our responsibility to safeguard all children, young people and adults, and promote their welfare. ADD expects high standards of conduct and professionalism from all our employees and volunteer. In turn our workers are entitled to expect to work in an atmosphere that promotes high standards and mutual respect. Both within and outside of work, staff are expected to behave in a manner which does not bring the organisation into disrepute. 

We carry out appropriate background checks for all staff, trustees, consultants or volunteers (including obtaining references, checking qualifications and right to work checks). For those who may come into direct contact with children or vulnerable adults, or with sensitive and personal data and images, or who have overall responsibility for safeguarding, we carry out appropriate criminal record checks. For more information on this please see the safeguarding pages on our website.

Data Protection.

ADD International is aware of its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the UK Data Protection Bill and is committed to processing your data securely and transparently. For more information on this please see our ‘Job Applicant Privacy Notice’.