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Head of Finance

ProVeg International

ProVeg International

United Kingdom, Poland, Netherlands, Czechia

Operations, administration, HR, project management, finance or accounting







Mgmt responsibilities: 


Date posted:



About the Role

We are seeking an experienced and committed Head of Finance to oversee all financial aspects of ProVeg International as a growing network of organisations, and to manage international financial relations between all national ProVeg entities, including driving the organisation’s financial strategy and planning. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and assessing the organisation’s finances, cash flow and balance sheet, forecasts, total and project budgets, and finance operations. You will streamline, implement and optimise systems and procedures to ensure the compliance, donor reporting and related fundraising and other needs of the organisation are fully met. You are a reliable professional with broad knowledge of accounting, financial management and annual reporting, and ideally charity-specific principles. You are a strategic thinker and effective leader who can make the best decisions in line with our organisation’s vision, mission and values. 

Reports to: Global CEO
Department: INT Operations
Responsible for: Finance Manager
Location: Working from home (ideally UK, NL, PL, CZ or ZA)
Hours: 28-40 h per week
Salary: depending on experience and location, around £50-55k if based in the UK for 1 FTE

* Financial Strategy, Planning and Analysis: Develop and maintain financial models, cash flow and forecasts to support strategic business planning and decision-making.

* Budget Management: Oversee and lead on the annual international budgeting and planning process (involving all ProVeg entities and departments). Administer and review all international financial plans and budgets; maintain all program budgets.

* Financial Reporting: Prepare and present monthly (P&L and balance sheets) management reports, quarterly variance reports, annual financial reports, donor-specific or grant reports, and other income generation reports to the Global CEO, and Senior Leadership Team.

* Audit and Compliance: Coordinate and manage financial audits, ensuring compliance with accounting principles and regulatory requirements. 

* Financial Risk & Compliance Management: Seek out methods and practices to minimise financial risk, leverage financial opportunities, and ensure financial compliance with charity laws and other guidelines. Remain up-to-date on best practices in non-profit finance, and relevant laws regarding non-profit operation. 

* Finance Operations and governance: Oversee and improve internal financial policies and procedures such as implementation of central finance software, donations and grants tracking, ensuring value for money by applying internal auditing principles, and advising/supporting country directors and finance managers as well as organisations joining the ProVeg global network.

About the Organisation

ProVeg International is a food awareness organisation working to transform the global food system by replacing animal-based products with plant-based and cultured alternatives. We work with decision-making bodies, companies, investors, the media, and the general public to help the world transition to a society and economy that are less reliant on animal agriculture and more sustainable for all humans, animals, and our planet. We have offices in nine countries across four continents and are active around the world. ProVeg has a permanent observer status with the UNFCCC, special consultative status with ECOSOC, is accredited for UNEA, and has received the United Nations’ Momentum for Change Award.

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