Job Posted: 94 days ago

Available until: 25th May 2020

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We are looking for an Accountant in this season of rapid growth for CV, to support regional offices, representatives and missionaries in outworking the charity’s various activities and operations globally. We are looking for a passionate individual, with leadership capabilities, who wants to make a difference by adding their experience and skills to the CV family.

How You Can Contribute

This role forms an essential part of the Corporate Services Team which includes the finance function that supports and serves the Regional Teams. Being based in the UK, more specific and detailed support and direct engagement is offered to the Europe team to supplement the local staff.

Working closely with the Corporate Services Manager to add value throughout the whole organisation in all aspects of accounting, budgets, financial stewardship and reporting. Fulfilling an internal auditing role to improve and streamline policies and systems and empower team members with knowledge and best practice. As the Corporate Services function develops to provide additional services to the region this role will offer support and take on additional duties as and when necessary.

Being a UK registered charity requires specific tasks that relate to the governance, accounts consolidation and reporting to the Trustees and external authorities. CV owns and manages various investments which includes a property portfolio. Specific tasks will be assigned within this role to support both areas of work.

The role includes both detailed and a broad perspective and represents a challenging and rewarding role in the charity’s mission.

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with several years relevant PQE experience including modern accounting systems and procedures, ideally along with leadership and management experience and strong interpersonal skills, being equally comfortable to work alone and a participator of a team.

They will be a proven Christian leader with a business or professional background, who has passion, courage, pace and tenacity to make a significant contribution to global Christian mission work.

Essential Skills/ Experience/ Education

  • Primarily motivated by a commitment to serving the Great Commission in evangelism and discipleship.
  • A practising Christian in full agreement with the Statement of Faith and the values of the organisation, actively involved in a local church and able to exercise spiritual leadership within the UK office team.
  • A thorough understanding and empathy with the values and ethos of the Christian Community.
  • 5 years+ in a responsible role and able to demonstrate experience of organisational strategy, management of change and leadership of multi-disciplinary functions in a professional and business environment.
  • Strong proven track record in budgetary control.
  • Fluent in English (a second European or major language may be an advantage).
  • Qualified Accountant with a Degree or relevant experience, which demonstrates equivalent capabilities.
  • UK Resident who will be based at our UK Office in Solihull, West Midlands.

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Experience in the charitable sector, social action projects and/or cross-cultural mission venture
  • NetSuite cloud-based ERP experience.
  • The ability to work long hours in a high pressured, time-sensitive environment.
  • A current passport with willingness and ability to travel overseas if required.

Operational Responsibilities

  • Operational Accounting and Reporting.
  • Consolidation of global accounts, annually and quarterly.
  • Producing regular reports as required.
  • Budget process contribution and Actual vs Budget reporting, including handling budget requests.
  • Investment accounts, especially dynamic matters, including receiving income and making payments.
  • VAT accounting and reporting.
  • Liaising with external auditors and Trustees Risk & Audit Committee.
  • Support for Europe region accounting and all other domestic payments.
  • Provide cover for other team members and their duties when absent.
  • Performance will be measured against agreed targets based on the essential functions of the role, key goals and objectives and the values of the organisation.

Who We Are

Christian Vision (CV) is a global Christian charity with evangelism at our heart. We carry a strong desire to serve and equip Christians, and the local church, in their evangelistic endeavours.

To this end, we have laboured to develop on-the-ground initiatives and effective media platforms, both of which are outworked in partnership with local churches across the globe to share the Good News of Jesus and mobilise Christians to share their faith.

Touch-a-Billion projects use effective media platforms to introduce people to Jesus in the world’s major languages, and mobilise Christians to share their faith.

Impact-a-Nation projects are on-the-ground initiatives that aim to raise the spiritual climate of a nation by significantly impacting local communities through church planting, leadership development, education, skills training, mentoring and humanitarian aid.

Our teams see thousands of lives impacted each week. From the shores of Madagascar, to the jungles of Sumatra and the cities of North America, God is bringing people into relationship with Him, and we are overjoyed to receive many accounts of people being healed, their needs met, and circumstances transformed.

See more information about us on the Who We Are section of

What We Offer

CV offers a dynamic and unique working atmosphere, with a lively team focused on using the internet for evangelism and mobilising Christians to share their faith. Teams contribute to a well-funded and resourced global strategy, to use the latest technologies and online best practices, to create demand in Christian faith and connect interested individuals to church networks for follow up and discipleship.

· Work in an international Christian organisation;

· Creative and friendly team;

· Training and opportunities for professional growth;

· State of the art cutting edge office facilities.

· Vibrant office culture / posh coffee and annual hot cross buns and mince pie tasting.

To apply or for more information please send a copy of your CV to Georg Beckert at

Closing date for applications: Monday 31st March 2020

By submitting a CV for this vacancy, you consent to the use of personal data by the organisation in the framework of the current legislation of the UK. CV EU guarantees the confidentiality of applications and the negotiation process when selecting candidates for the vacancy.