Head of Finance (Enterprise CIC)

Expiring today

Age Uk
Central London, London
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Age UK’s vision is that everyone should be able to love later life. Every year we already support millions of older people and their carers, but with an ageing population we need to continue to grow in order to keep meeting demands on our services.

This role sits within the our Community Interest Company (CIC) and is the FCA regulated subsidiary dealing with general insurance, equity release, annuity introduction and prepaid funeral plans. We are seeking a Head of Finance to report to the Executive (Managing) Director to provide financial management and strategic advice to colleagues coupled with managing strong relationships with the Group Functions.


  • Develop and implement financial strategies that support achievement of Enterprise Strategic objectives including commercial and customer outcomes in the short and long term

  • Contribute to strategy reviews, e.g. with financial re-forecasting

  • Manage an effective system of financial controls and procedures

  • Review (centrally produced Group Finance) monthly financial statements and budget variances

  • Manage any Finance - related SLA’s with Group finance relating to Ent.

  • Participate in the external and internal audit; ensuring actions are progresses in a timely and communicative manner

  • Develop, with Senior Management, Key Performance Indicators (including those relating to customers) that will enable the Enterprise Board and Senior Management to assess the extent to which Enterprises vision, values and strategic aims are being achieved .


  • A Qualified Accountant

  • Confident presentation skill

  • Significant experience in decision support related roles within the General Insurance Sector

  • Ability to contribute to the wider organisation and senior management team in particular areas of expertise

  • Strong customer liaison and problem solving skills

    In return we offer an excellent benefit package including Pension Scheme, Health Cash Plan, Childcare Vouchers and more for more.