Salary: £27,000 – £34,000 pro rata
Hours of work: 3-4 days a week
Responsible to: Chief Executive
Work base: Home-based
Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Operations Manager will supervise and optimise the organisation’s operations in the UK. Playing a pivotal part in the Senior Management Team you will be responsible for a broad span of duties, ensuring that Veganuary’s day-to-day operations remain compliant, responsive and efficient.
Lead and support the implementation of processes, protocols and policies to help optimise the UK organisation’s day-to-day operations.
Manage all internal accounting and work with off-site financial and accounting services on all matters related to budgeting, revenue and expenses.
Ensure that Veganuary’s bookkeeping (Quickbooks) is accurate, complete and up to date, including income, expenditure, accounts receivable and accounts payable.
Produce monthly management accounts.
Lead the annual audit process and work closely with the Chief Executive to produce the statutory accounts in accordance with the SORP.
Support the management team with budget-setting, reforecasting and other financial tasks.
Prepare payment requests, process invoices and deal with supplier queries in a timely manner.
Prepare and make Gift Aid claims and VAT submissions to HMRC.
Reconcile foundation and donor income on the finance system to the development database.
Managing financial record-keeping in line with the data retention policy and statutory requirements.
Review financial statements and data. Prepare and control operational budgets. Control inventory.
Review analysis of activities, costs, operations and forecast data.
Help manage human resources, including organising recruitment processes and induction of staff and supervision of performance.
Ensure all charity, company and employment laws are followed and file all required reports and returns in a timely manner.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
A minimum of three years’ relevant experience in a similar role with demonstrable experience in the finance sector, with responsibility for producing management accounts on a regular basis.
Experience with budgeting, Google Spreadsheets and Microsoft Excel.
Experience with accounting, including software such as Quickbooks or Xero.
Experience of working with multiple currencies.
Experience of providing financial support/advice to non-finance staff.
Good knowledge of charity financial processes.
Experience and knowledge in major donor giving, individual giving, and Gift Aid process.
Strong working knowledge of UK charity and employment law.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Self-motivated and able to work well in a team-driven environment.
Exceptional organisational skills, including attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Commitment to the objectives of the organisation.
Veganuary is helping inspire people to try vegan for January and throughout the rest of the year. We are dedicated to making a positive impact, helping raise awareness of, and alleviating the extent of animal suffering, environmental harm and health issues, by advocating a plant-based, vegan diet.
What We Do:
Veganuary encourages people to try veganism for 31 days (either in January, or throughout another month or time period within the year) by campaigning for people to sign up for the Veganuary Pledge.
When somebody takes to pledge, we send them daily emails containing delicious recipes, meal plans and helpful tips, such how to stock up your plant-based cupboards and the need-to-know essential nutritional info. Participants will be the first to hear about appeals, vegan news and exciting offers!
Hundreds of thousands of people, from almost every country in the world, have pledged to try vegan since 2014. We have helped thousands of pledges reduce the demand for animal products, tackling the root cause of animal suffering, sparing millions of pigs, chickens, cows, fish and other animals.
Veganuary Is International:
We are currently expanding our international presence into Germany and beyond! Our international campaign for January 2019 was a huge success, seeing some of our best performing countries supporting thousands of people in trying vegan with Veganuary in their country this January.