Head of Finance

Recruiter
Astute Recruitment
Location
Derbyshire
Posted
18 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Astute Financial Recruitment is working exclusively with a leading Derbyshire-based charity seeking a new Head of Finance to help lead the organisation from both a financial and business-management perspective.

Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Chief Executive and partnering with other senior management colleagues, you will provide sound financial and business-management advice and contribute to the development and successful implementation of the strategic and business plans.

This position would ideally suit a qualified accountant with experience in the charity sector. A legal and / or education-sector background would be advantageous.

The role:

* Manage and oversee the finance, HR & IT teams

* Prepare strategic and business plans including annual budgets and forecasts

* Develop KPIs and provide accurate reporting to ensure alignment with company strategy

* Working as part of the senior management team taking responsibility of the group’s business activities

* Provide sound financial, planning and control advice including financial accounting, management accounting, forecasting, budgeting and management of internal systems

* Manage the Group’s tax liabilities

* Statutory reporting

* Plan and manage cashflow and investment activity

* Develop relationships with external bodies including bankers, investment managers and auditors

The person:

* Qualified (ACCA, ACA, CIMA or equivalent) accountant

* A strong technical accounting background and experience of contributing to the strategic and business-planning process

* Charity experience is preferred, legal and education is advantageous

* Strong commercial and business awareness

* Highly organised with the ability to regularly meet tight deadlines

* Good knowledge of charity law and regulation and statements of reamended practice (SORP)

The rewards:

* £50,000 salary

* 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

* Very high contribution pension

Please apply with your CV

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