Salary: c. £47,000 per annum

Benefits: Various opportunities for flexible working, generous time off policies, and other sector-competitive benefits

Location: London, the role is expected to be primarily office based with the flexibility to work one or two days at home

We are looking for a dynamic, motivated, Global Financial Controller to support us through a journey of growth and internationalisation. This role will lead our financial management and accounting to help ensure the organisation is resilient and stable to support growth. It will lead the financial accounting team with responsibility for the development of a thriving team that plays an important role in the organisation.

The successful candidate will be fully qualified with a background from Charities, Commercial or the Public Sector. You will have a collaborative approach and be able to work effectively across an international, multi-cultural organisation. You will have a desire for change and be proactive in identifying challenges and solving problems. You will be a self-starter, with the ability to use your own initiative and judgement to navigate uncertainty. You will be confident working with, navigating and developing new systems and processes to drive improvements and efficiencies. Enthusiasm for what Forum does is a must..

This is the perfect role for a newly qualified accountant, looking to take the next step in their career in the not-for-profit sector. It will provide great experience working in a high-paced, fluid and internationally focused work environment as part of a small and highly effective non-profit focused on driving systems change to create a more just and regenerative future. In return, we offer a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of systems thinking and change making. We work as a close knit, dynamic, and supportive team.

We do not have an ‘ideal’ candidate in mind as we recognise and value the range of diverse experiences that people can bring to a role. If you do not meet all of the requirements outlined in the job description but still believe you have the right mix of skills and experience to thrive in this role and further Forum’s ambitious goals for change, we encourage you to apply.

If this piqued your interest, please read on and apply to join our team. We look forward to receiving your application!

Our work environment

We are inspired by the world in which we live and those with whom we share it. We celebrate the indivisibility of all life forms on Earth, are committed to the pursuit of equity, and seek to act justly in all we do. These values help build our common culture, shape our shared purpose and guide us in all actions and decisions. We believe in being courageous, adaptive, inquisitive, respectful, empathetic and playful.

We enjoy working in teams, collaborating, and learning from each other. We are a dynamic, flexible and supportive team of people who care about each other’s wellbeing and the world around us.

At Forum, we aspire to foster positive team spirit and to provide the best possible working environment for all our staff; one that is based on highest standards of ethics, honesty, integrity, openness and transparency.

We are an inclusive organisation that encourages applications from across our diverse communities. We’re committed to building a team of capable and thriving people from all walks of life.     

Together we can reinvent the way the world works.

Application process

Forum for the Future has teamed up with Allen Lane for the recruitment of this role. Allen Lane is a specialist recruitment agency to the public & not-for-profit sectors.

To find out more about this vacancy, you can download the full job description, follow the application link or contact our recruiting partners at Allen Lane.

Job Description

Application Link    

Please note:

All Forum employees are currently working remotely; once the offices re-open, we will return to working from our London Office. 

If you do not already hold the right to work in London and/or require sponsorship in order to continue working in the country, you should think carefully before applying. This is because we will be unable to sponsor you.

Equal Opportunities

Forum for the Future wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities in employment. We promote and support equality, diversity and inclusion both in our own workplace and through our work with our partners and the wider public.  We actively support and promote diversity as an essential component of sustainability, and as a key element of our organisational values.  We oppose all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, caste, religion or belief. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, including those who identify as disabled, LGBTQ, ethnic minorities, and come from diverse social and educational backgrounds.