About usChristian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.About the roleWe are now seeking to appoint to the post of Chief Finance Officer. Reporting to our Chief Operating Officer, you will set the strategy and direction of the finance function globally. Key responsibilities will include:-Leading financial strategy, planning, financial stewardship and control, and enhancing organisation-wide business improvement.-Providing a wide range of strategic business support, financial analysis and information to the Board and its sub-committees, the executive team and wider management.-Managing and developing the Finance Division and its staff, driving forwards improvements to our systems and practices to deliver a first-class financial service to stakeholders-Acting as a key member of Christian Aid's senior leadership team to participate in the development of Christian Aid's vision, mission and strategic directionAbout youThe successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with a track record of achievement at a senior level in a complex, international, organisation. You will be an experienced, visible and inspiring leader, sharing our passion for social justice and championing the difference that strong financial management can make to our front-line activities.The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with a track record of achievement at a senior level in a complex, international, organisation. You will be an experienced, visible and inspiring leader, sharing our passion for social justice and championing the difference that strong financial management can make to our front-line activities.Further informationThis role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.All successful candidates will require either a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service certificate (DBS) and a Counter Terrorism Sanction check as part of your clearance for commencing your role with us. Information will be forwarded to you by the HR team with your offer.We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid's Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid's Code of Conduct.You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.