Head of Finance & Operations

  • Salary: £50k FTE starting salary depending on skills and experience
  • Hours: Full time (35 hours a week) or part-time by negotiation
  • Location: Based in our London office with WFH and hybrid working optional
  • Benefits: Include 25 days annual leave, flexible working, 6% pension contribution

Wikimedia UK, a rapidly growing and exciting UK charity for the global Wikimedia movement, is recruiting a Head of Finance & Operations to join its friendly staff team. 

Wikimedia UK’s vision is for a more informed, democratic and equitable society through open knowledge. The post holder will play a vital role in the future of the charity as it works to increase knowledge equity, develop information literacy skills and improve access to information about the climate crisis.  

In this broad and varied role, you will work as part of the Senior Management Team and have responsibility for the financial function of the organisation.

It is key that you are a warm, generous and mission-driven team player with a collegiate style of working. You will have knowledge and experience of producing both management and statutory accounts, and have gained exposure to operations including IT support and development. Whilst previous charity experience is advantageous, we encourage applicants from all professional backgrounds and will champion talent over experience. 

To Apply:

If you would like to apply, please contact Michael Quest or Matt Horsman at Ivy Rock Partners directly to discuss the role and request the candidate pack: michaelquest@ivyrockpartners.com ; matthorsman@ivyrockpartners.com / 07502726270)

Applications are by CV and cover letter explaining why you are interested in the role and how you meet the person specification. 

The closing date for applications is Monday 19th September 2022. Successful candidates will be invited to a first interview on Monday 26th/Tuesday 27th September 2022. 

Wikimedia UK holds equity, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our organisation. We particularly welcome applications from candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups, such as those with protected characteristics as defined by the 2010 Equality Act. If you are excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job description and person specification, we encourage you to enquire regardless.  

As a Disability Confident Employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to any disabled candidate who meets the essential criteria for the post. If you would like to be considered under this scheme, please state this in your covering letter. 

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