Application Deadline

Job Title: Finance and IT Manager

Responsible to: Head of Finance and Resources

Location: Victoria Charity Centre, 11 Belgrave Road, London, SW1V 1RB

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £40,500 per annum plus £3,400 per annum London Weighting Allowance

Hours: Full Time – 35 Hours per Week (Monday to Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm, with a 1 hour unpaid lunch break)


Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal charity is a well-respected national charity that:

  • Supports anyone affected by the death of a baby
  • Works in partnership with health professionals to ensure that bereaved parents and families receive the best possible care
  • Promotes and funds research that could help to reduce loss of babies’ lives.

Sands is looking for an experienced Finance Manager who is either a fully, or part-qualified finance professional, to lead our Finance Department and support the implementation of a new financial model for the organisation, while ensuring the smooth running of our financial operations.

Reporting directly to and working closely with, the Director of Finance & Resources, you will have relevant experience in the charity sector, including managing a small team tasked with the day to day running of all aspects of the financial operations of the charity. You will ensure that all financial reporting is accurate, timely and supports SMART decision-making, as well as critically appraising and informing current accounting policies and procedures, and implementing business process improvements as part of a programme of continual quality improvement.

With a solid track record in delivering high quality management accounts and financial reports, you will deliver the charity’s internal and external financial reporting requirements. You will be able to work under pressure, and to plan and prioritise to focus on key deliverables. 

As an excellent team player with a flexible, proactive approach and strong interpersonal skills, you will have the ability to deliver training to a range of internal audiences and provide ongoing support in the preparation of budgets and submission of periodic financial reports.

Closing date: 2nd May 2017 (please note closes at 5pm)

Interview date: w/c 8th May 2017

Application information.

Application form.

Diversity Monitoring Form.

As we have limited staff resources we are unable to provide candidates with feedback about their applications. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that you have not been shortlisted.