Could you be our new Finance Officer?

We’re currently recruiting a new Finance Officer. Please see below for the full job description and details on how to apply, or click this link to download a PDF version.

Thanks for your interest in the role and, if you do choose to apply, good luck! For any questions about the role, contact us via jobs@tinytickers.org.

FINANCE OFFICER

Contract:       Permanent

Hours:            Negotiable – 16-24 hours per week, flexible days/times

Salary:            £25,000 pro rata

Location:       Home working from within the UK, very occasional travel required

INTRODUCTION

Tiny Tickers helps give babies with congenital heart disease a better start in life – by improving detection rates, training medical staff, raising awareness, providing information and support to families, and supporting academic research. We’re a small national charity with big ambitions. We have a proud track record and are continually growing our impact.

We’re recruiting a Finance Officer to oversee our day-to-day financial processes and accounting. This is crucial role that will work closely with all members of our small team and is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated and skilled individual to take on a flexible role that will make a real difference to our ability to help babies with serious heart conditions and their families.

This is a new staff position as we increase our small team (currently eight people – 5.5 full-time equivalents), so we have the resources needed to do even more to help babies with congenital heart disease, their families, and the health professionals who look after them. All our roles are homeworking, with the team spread across the UK.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Finance Officer’s key responsibilities will include:

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Our ideal candidate is someone with bags of enthusiasm, a strong work ethic and a friendly and trustworthy attitude. Someone who can slot into our small staff team and show a commitment to our cause, and empathy with our beneficiaries. These are the most important attributes.

We’d expect candidates to:

And the cherry on the top would be if you also have one or more of these:

This job description is not exhaustive and other responsibilities may be agreed as appropriate.

THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS

We are committed to working towards ensuring Tiny Tickers is a diverse and inclusive organisation, and we welcome applications from everyone regardless of race, age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We will be following these principles in our recruitment process:

We will be holding interviews once the application period is complete. We will decide prior to the interview date whether to hold these via video conferencing or in person, depending on the latest guidance regarding the COVID pandemic, and the considerations of all involved.

HOW TO APPLY

If you’d like to join our team, please email your CV and a supporting statement to jobs@tinytickers.org. Your supporting statement should be no longer than two sides of A4, and should explain how you meet the criteria for the role and should include answers to the following three questions: 

  1. Why are you interested in this role?
  2. Which criteria in the personal specification do you feel particularly well-matched with, and why?
  3. Describe an achievement that you are particularly proud of. It can be from your experience of work, education or volunteering.

The deadline for applications is the end of Friday, January 21st. We’d love to hear from you. Thank you for your interest!