Part-time Finance Director 3/4 days a week - Six month contract initially
Fantastic role, for an International organisation, initially working in lovely offices in the Tunbridge Wells town centre with occasional visits to other locations overseas. Hours are flexible - 3/4 days a week.
The Director of Finance plays a vital role in the Senior Management Team of the organisation and is to:-
• Support Trustees, CEO and other board members with organisational strategy, financial information and interpretation to assist decision making across the organisation.
• Provide strong financial stewardship, leading on all financial aspects of the organisation including budgets and controls, internal financial procedures and processes, management and statutory accounting and audit, procedures/internal controls on finance / HR / IT etc both at organisational and programme level.
• Develop annual and medium term plans for specific areas of responsibility; managing the performance and support of all direct reports, ensuring effective delivery of Finance/HR/IT etc;
• The post holder will also act as Company Secretary to the UK Board.
The role extends beyond Finance to encompass responsibility for IT and premises/office services as well as HR and Governance. Key within this role is ensuring that effective financial, legal, tax, treasury, human resources, administration and health and safety policies and systems are in place, documented, understood and adhered to by staff both in the UK and in the country programmes.
The successful candidate is likely to be a professionally qualified Accountant with experience at senior level contributing to an organisation’s strategic direction who has been responsible for financial reporting and used to explaining and interpreting financial information as well as reviewing, setting and managing budgets, producing management accounts and forecasts
You'll have experience of developing financial strategy/ business planning and effective treasury management and be passionate about new technologies and have an up to date understanding of what is possible.
You'll of course understand HR strategy and administration, and have had responsibility for, or detailed knowledge of, other central corporate services such as HR and IT
The organisation are looking for an individual with a range of leadership, technical and communication skills. The successful candidate is likely to have strong communication skills both written and verbal, and an analytical ability to quickly understand new or evolving situations, and to develop strategies to deal with them.
The Company may relocate to London next year, when the role will be likely to become permanent, however they have a flexible policy with regards to working partly from home