Head of Finance

Randstad Financial & Professional
United Kingdom
£44000 - £48000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
About Our Client
With Headquarters in London and field offices in 12 countries worldwide, this charity is dedicated to delivering their vision to those in need. Their aim is to tackle poverty by developing innovative and sustainable solutions enabling communities to live in dignity and independence. They are currently working in 70 countries and have live appeals to support causes such as the Syrian Crisis, European Refugee Crisis and Iraq Emergency appeal, to name a few.

Job Responsibilities:

- Being a key figure in delivering the strategic and operational goals on the charity
- Providing timely information and efficiencies so that the charity can maintain their programmatic impact on a sound financial basis.
- Overseeing the co-ordination of the organisation's strategy, budgets and performance reporting.
- Ensuring the on-going effectiveness of financial controls and processes are maintained and developed, including acting as the lead on regulatory compliance.

Preferred Skills:

- Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA)
- Minimum 5 years post qualification experience
- Experience of funding streams to the charity sector, particularly;y in institutional grants
- Proven experience of line management and developing finance professionals
- Extensive knowledge of technical operating principles, practises and problems of governmental accounting, INGO accounting, budget control, procurement, collection, licensing, insurance claims and payroll administration procedures
- An understanding of Charity governance, statutory and compliance reporting including knowledge of international reporting standards (GAAP, SORP)

Personal Attributes:

- Technically strong accountant
- Flexible with their approach to working
- Evidence of proactively adding value through processes
- Confident line manager
- Hungry for success
- Commercially minded
- IT Literate (advanced excel, MS Office and financial software - ideally MS Nav)

If you feel you have the relevant experience and are interested in this role then please send your CV through.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
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