Vacancies - United Bible Societies

Job Title: International Finance Team Leader
Location: Global recruitment/ working from home
Start date: April 2021
Annual Salary: Competitive
Contract: Permanent
Hours of work: Full-time (37.5 hours per week)

Who are we?
United Bible Societies (UBS) is a global organisation. We serve about 150 Bible Societies working in more than 200 countries and territories. We are looking for a self-motivated and confident individual to support the financial accounting function, reporting to the Director of Finance, based in the Swindon office.

What will this role involve?
The role will lead the International Finance Team, providing the financial interface between United Bible Societies and the Bible Societies it serves.  The role is also the critical link between this Bible Society facing team and the wider finance function. The role will ensure that the International Finance Team is developed and continually improved in its role of providing a number of financial services, including grants, credit and capacity building to Bible Societies.

Who are we looking for?
The successful applicant will be a qualified accountant, or qualified by experience, with the ability to understand and evaluate organisational operating models, identifying potential weaknesses and improvements. The candidate will have a proven ability to influence others in the absence of positional authority, working with diverse stakeholders.

In this role they will need to have experience of managing a dispersed and culturally diverse team, coordinating and prioritising work to meet organisational deadlines.

What do we offer?
You will be joining a dynamic, international organisation with a passion for providing all people with the Word of God in their heart language.  There will be opportunities to travel, and to work on unique projects with a global team, as well as external mission partners and organisations.

How to apply
Please submit the following 2 documents by email to recruitment@biblesocieties.org by the closing date given below – please enter International Finance Team Leader  as the email subject:

  1. Up to date CV.
  2. Cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.

Full job description for this role can be downloaded from here:
DOWNLOADS – International Finance TL

Applications Closing Date: 1 March 2021 (all applications must be received by midnight GMT)