Head of Finance - Charity/ Not For Profit

TMP & Associates Ltd
03 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity for a commercial strategic thinker

The Organisation

Our client is an independent registered charity that works with other charities to make them even more successful. They current support over 1,000 charities a year in various ways – all free of charge. 100% of their income is fund-raised.

Based in charming rural Hampshire demand for their services is growing considerably presenting considerable exciting, commercial challenges.

The Position

Reporting to the Chief Executive along with the Heads of Operations, Online and Remote Services, Fundraising and Development as a member of the management team, the Head of Finance, Administration & Control will manage all the financial and administrative activities of the Trust, ensuring an effective ‘back office’ with full facilities, HR, systems and financial support. Key objectives will include:

·Provision of timely, excellent management information and compliant external reporting

·Working with the Chief Executive on the financial strategy and management

·Management of all legal and company secretarial matters

·Management of all HR matters, including pension arrangements

·Management of IT both for office systems and as a Salesforce.com administrator

·Management of risk exposures, including insurance arrangements

· Support and development of service delivery and internal processes ensuring that they are efficient and user-friendly, working closely with colleagues from operations and fundraising

·Deputising for the Chief Executive when required, especially on internal matters

·Responsibility for facilities and administration providing an appropriate safe and comfortable workplace for the team

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be a commercially orientated, qualified accountant with demonstrable, successful experience of working at a strategic level as part of a management team in a growing organisation. Key experience will also include:

·Development and implementation of financial systems

·Management of HR and IT, ensuring compliance and good practice

·Using and supporting colleagues in a CRM system, ideally Salesforce.com (training would be available)

·Financial management, planning and analysis

Knowledge of the voluntary sector is desirable but not essential. Excellent organisational, communication, leadership skills are essential together with a ‘hands on’ approach.

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