Head of Finance

Astute Recruitment
18 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
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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