Director of Finance & Resources

Recruitment Helpdesk
From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Director of Finance & Resources

Salary £60,000 to £70,000 FTE

Our Client is seeking to appoint a Director of Finance & Resources (DFR) to build on their significant achievements to date and to help to develop and implement their refreshed vision for the future, leading the organisation through the next stage of its development. Founded in 1983, our Client is one of the largest Enterprise Agencies in the country.Their vision is to provide inclusive support and advice to people considering starting and growing their own businesses.

This is a new role within the organisation and the FDR will have the freedom to do things his/her way and to make their mark at a very exciting time. Reporting to the Chief Executive the FDR will be responsible for leading financial operations and directing financial planning and structures. This will involve co-ordinating, analysing and reporting financial performance to the management team and to the Board. The FDR will have overall responsibility for preparing short and long-term financial forecasts of financial performance. The job holder will also have a key role in supporting, co-ordinating and procuring a range of resources to ensure value for money.

This role offers a unique challenge for an individual with a passion for supporting young entrepreneurs and individuals seeking to start and grow their own businesses. The role includes a significant opportunity to:

·Ensure all finance activity supports the execution of the mission and purpose of the organisaton

·Build a culture of trust and outstanding performance at senior level

·Lead, motivate and support the small Finance Team to ensure services exceed expectations

·Act as an internal coach for the senior management team by providing professional advice/support

·Ensure that all company financial systems implemented are robust, compliant and fit for purpose

·Provide a high level of professionalism, effective stewardship and good governance

·Strive for excellence. Make a difference. Be a catalyst for change. Enjoy what you do.

Applicants will need to demonstrate the skills and experience necessary to lead and manage all financial structures and statutory requirements across a complex multi-site ‘not for profit’ organisation. You will have a vision and ambition for the future development of the organisation. You will be resilient, have strong interpersonal skills and will provide inspiring, empowering financial leadership. You will have the passion, energy, drive, commitment and tenacity required to drive the organisation forward.

If you have the senior level experience required and the appetite to make our future a success, applicants are asked to submit:

·A covering letter in support of your application expressing your interest and why you think you would be particularly suited to the role of Director of Finance & Resources

·A detailed Curriculum Vitae.

Interview Process

Closing date for applications is Friday, 6 October 2017

First Interviews will take place week commencing 9 October 2017

Second Interviews will take place week commencing 16 October 2017

Commencement of Appointment – as soon as possible.

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