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Job Locations UK-Leeds | UK-Gloucester | UK-Ellesmere Port | UK-Nottinghamshire-Newark | UK-Lancashire-Wigan | UK-Birmingham | UK-London
Looking for a new Finance opportunity that offers professional development, flexible working, creative autonomy, and prioritises well being? The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest charities, we maintain 2,000 miles of historic canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs, along with museums, archives and the country’s third largest collection of protected historic buildings – preserving them for future generations. Our 1000+ employees care for living waterways that transform places and enrich lives, delivering greater wellbeing to millions of people.   (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/how-we-make-a-difference). We have an exciting vacancy within our Finance team for a Corporate Financial Accountant, who will provide direction and influence across the Trust; being the authority on technical accounting and financial compliance matters.  You will be the key contact with the external auditors and also deputise for the Head of Group Accounting as and when required. Reporting into the Head of Group Accounting you will have a national remit; responsible for the delivery of external Group Reporting, including year-end statutory accounts. This includes:  - Reporting for and Consolidation of the Trust entity and subsidiaries. - Representing c.£900m Balance Sheet value and annual income of over £200m. - Working with 60+ colleagues across all areas of finance (Transactional, FP&A, BPs, Tax, Treasury, Pensions). - Overseeing one direct report. See our annual report here:  https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/annual-report-and-accounts   Location The role will be based working from home, with the allocation of a nearby Hub for collaborative working in either our Leeds, Birmingham, North West, Newark, Gloucester or London offices.   Some travel to other Trust locations, including in-person collaboration with colleagues, can be expected but will be ad hoc and on an ‘as required’ basis.    
Job ID
2022-6755
Closing Date
06/02/2022
Job Locations UK-Ellesmere Port | UK-Lancashire-Burnley | UK-Lancashire-Wigan | UK-Merseyside-Liverpool | UK-Manchester
See compensation detail in our 'What We Offer' section below.   We are the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays it's part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/how-we-make-a-difference).    Have you considered taking your engineering career onto the waterways of England & Wales?  We are not always the first place that an Engineer would think of advancing their career, however with significant investment over the next decade in our amazing historical heritage waterways we have a number of engineering opportunities to offer.   Our Engineering teams are key in supporting our vision and delivering our Waterways and Wellbeing strategy across England & Wales, ensuring our national waterways, reservoirs and infrastructure are managed & maintained as well as new developments and improvements are in place for our visitors, customers & service users to benefit from.    https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/specialist-teams/engineering    For those newly qualified, we will endeavour to support you in developing your expertise, knowledge and experience to give you opportunities to enhance your career and work toward accreditation / incorporation and/or chartership. You will benefit from the well-recognised ICE training programme, as well as peer and mentor support. Wherever possible, we will also aim to involve you with other engineering departments in order for you to learn about the various aspects of work we deliver at the Trust.    We currently have a fantastic opportunity for two Civil Engineers within our North West Design and Development team, one on a permanent basis and one on an initial 12 month fixed term basis.    The ideal candidate will be comfortable understanding engineering first principles; developing outline designs to allow budgeting and programme of a solution, producing detailed designs and specifications to allow construction and solution implementation.    Additional ability but not essential, is the capability fulfil the role of ‘engineer’ during construction to check compliance with design.   Location & coverage   Our Engineer vacancy will be offered on a remote working basis, with a requirement to attend our main hub spaces as and when required for team working a collaborative meetings.  Significant travel throughout the regional waterway network will also be expected to enable site visits and to conduct improvements.    Relevant Hubs: Ellesmere Port OR Burnley.    The regularity & flexibility of travel will be discussed further at interview stage. Regular accessibility to this network is essential.    See our canal network here: (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/canal-and-river-network).   
Job ID
2022-6751
Closing Date
06/02/2022
Job Locations UK-Ellesmere Port | UK-Lancashire-Burnley | UK-Cheshire-Northwich | UK-Stoke on Trent | UK-Rochdale | UK-Staffordshire-Stoke-on-Trent | UK-Lancashire-Wigan
See compensation detail in our 'What We Offer' section below.    We are the charity that looks after and brings to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays its part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.   Our Asset Engineers play a key role in supporting our vision and in delivering our Waterways and Wellbeing Strategy across the country.   We are open and committed to develop, train and support people in their personal and professional development, at all stages of their careers. We operate an Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) approved training scheme.   We currently have exciting opportunities for Permanent and Temporary (12 Month Fixed Term) Asset Engineers covering the North West Region.   Working as part of a team of Engineers, Technicians and Inspectors, our Asset Engineers provide a critically important role across the Trust, supporting works prioritisation/delivery and the implementation of the Trust’s asset strategy. See more about our specialist teams here (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/specialist-teams/engineering).   Location & coverage Formally based in either Burnley or Ellesmere Port, our teams work in part from home. We expect this working arrangement to continue, it is therefore essential that applicants are able and willing to work effectively from home.   This role will involve regular travel to and along the reservoirs, canals and river navigations of Cumbria, Merseyside, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Cheshire. Occasionally you may also be required to work in other areas of the North, or even Nationally.
Job ID
2021-6684
Closing Date
23/01/2022