Part-time Head of Finance - Charity

Recruiter
Savant Recruitment
Location
Reading, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
25 Aug 2019
Ref
1222753866
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a well-established local charity, seeks a part-time Head of Finance (18hrs/week) to help strengthen its senior management team. The organisation is going through a period of exciting change and restructure, aimed at improving the range, scope and quality of services provided and to help the charity raise its profile to ensure future growth.
As part of the leadership team, the Head of Finance will help implement new strategies, improve processes and internal controls and mitigate against risk.
In addition to the day to day responsibility for the finance function and management of a Finance Administrator, the Head of Finance will work closely with the CEO and senior management team to create a 3-5 year business plan, develop annual budgets and cash flow forecasts as well as providing ad-hoc analysis and business partnering support to operations.
This is a broad, commercially focused finance leadership role requiring an experienced finance professional with strong financial and management accounting skills, leadership experience and a real passion for process improvement and change. Strong IT and systems skills are essential, ideally Sage and Excel to an intermediate level.
Whilst a qualified accountant would be preferred, applicants who have demonstrable and relevant finance experience will be considered on merit.

Skills / Experience / Attributes:
  • Qualified accountant or 'qualified by experience' - ACA, CA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
  • Solid financial management experience
  • Budgeting, forecasting and analysis experience
  • Strong Excel and systems skills

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