We are looking for a highly motivated individual to lead the management of our financial, premises and IT/infrastructure resources. Financial management is at the heart of the role and the succesful applicant will lead on the charity's financial control, planning, compliance and reporting.
Citizens Advice Merton and Lambeth (CAML) is the leading advice charity supporting individuals and families primarily across the London boroughs of Lambeth and Merton. We provide a range of information, support and advice services. We also work to raise awareness and understanding of the challenging issues affecting our clients and communities.
The Head of Finance and Premises is a member of the charity’s Senior Management Team (SMT) and will work at a strategic level to plan and oversee the management of our finance and premises/infrastructure, ensuring they are fully integrated within our budgeting, funding and service delivery programmes.
Experience, qualifications and skills required
Professional accountancy qualification
Knowledge of charity accounting regulations and reporting
Confident user of financial software/systems
Experience of managing legal and audit relationships with external contacts
Ability to produce timely reports and meet deadlines
Excellent budgeting skills with experience of managing complex funding sources
Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations and best practice
Leadership skills with proven record of line management
Excellent presentation skills with experience of presenting finance information to non-finance professionals
Ability to multi task, managing priorities and workload
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent IT skills
Terms and Conditions
- Part time: 3 days (22.5 hours) per week with flexible working options
- Contract: Permanent
- Location: Primarily based in our Mitcham office with opportunity for part week home working
- Salary: £22,800 to £24,600 (£38,000 to £41,000 annual full time equivalent) dependent on experience
- Annual Leave: 15 days (25 days full time equivalent), plus a charity day and pro rata public holidays
- Child care vouchers
- Workplace pension
If you’re interested in this role and joining us, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please forward your CV and a covering letter explaining your interest and suitability for the role (please note we do not consider applications with no covering letter). If you wish to complete the Equality monitoring form, please email the three documents to the email address in the job description. If you wish to confidentially discuss the role in the first instance, please email our Chief Executive on the email address in the job description. The deadline for applications is 6pm, Wed 25 March 2020 and shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview on Tuesday 31 March 2020. If you do not hear from us, we are afraid your application was unsuccessful.
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