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Director of Finance and Resources

Finsbury Park, Greater London (Hybrid)
£59,000 - £65,000 per year
Job description

Introducing Chance UK  

Join Our Team 

Do you believe every child deserves the chance of a better future? 

We’re a small team with a big ambition – to help every child flourish. The need for our work has never been greater and we are in an exciting period of growth in order to meet that challenge. 

We provide a range of empowering services for children aged 5-13 and their parents and carers. We pride ourselves on developing evidence-based services, which put children at the heart of our work, and our services are designed to build social and emotional skills and resilience. 

We know what we do works. We provide our unique support in a variety of ways and working at Chance UK puts you right at the heart of changing children’s and families’ lives. You will be a core part of our team so it is vital you share our values and support our mission. 

It is important that our team reflects the diversity of the communities we work with. We are actively seeking people from diverse ethnic backgrounds, disabled people, people who identify as male and people from LGBTQ+ communities. We are also keen to hear from those who have lived or have professional experience of the issues we work on, including school exclusion and Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND). 

We value our team through offering a range of benefits, including: 

  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays and an additional 4 days leave over Christmas 
  • Matched pension contributions up to 5%, entitlement from the start of your employment 
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity and shared parental leave 
  • Flexible working 
  • Enhanced Sick Pay 
  • Access to employee assistance programme

Please note that Chance UK is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and therefore our recruitment process for this post will include an enhanced DBS check 

Key information

Reporting to: CEO
Employment type: Full time 
Direct reports: Finance and Resources Manager, Team administrators x 2 and HR administrator  
Hours: 37.5 hours per week  
Location: We are a hybrid-working organisation (work up to 3 days per week remotely). Our main office is a few minutes from Finsbury Park station 
Start date: ASAP 
Salary: £59,000 - £65,000 per year dependent on experience  
Closing date: 6th December 2023 
Interview: Week commencing Monday 11th December 2023

Role purpose:

As our Finance and Resources Director, you'll be a key player in our senior leadership team of four, reporting to the CEO and alongside trustees, especially with our experienced Treasurer. Working closely with the CEO and other Directors, you'll dive into strategic planning & governance whilst leading on the financial strategy that manages and makes best use of our resources: financial, physical, information and people so we can deliver even more support for young people.

Your small, but brilliant, team of four have already worked hard over the last year to set up the systems and processes to prepare the Charity for it’s next stage of growth.  Now we need you to come and lead it!

Context is everything when considering a new role, so please find our organisational chart here to allow you to see the size of our organisation and where you and your team fit.

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More about Chance UK

2020 is Chance UK’s 25th anniversary.  


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Posted on: 21 November 2023
Closed date: 06 December 2023 at 23:59
Tags: Finance, Senior Management

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