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Head of Finance (International Development Charity)

Whitechapel, Greater London (Hybrid)
£70,200 - £75,000 per year
Contract (Maternity cover )
Job description

Civitas Recruitment are delighted to be working with a fantastic major UK charity who strive to create a just world, free from poverty. An exciting opportunity exists for a Head of Finance to join the team on a fixed term contract (maternity cover). As Head of Finance, you will ensure the right cost structure, financial operating platform, systems and controls are in place to deliver the charity’s vision and strategy. You will ensure robust financial controls and policies are in place and functioning effectively. This is a full-time, maternity cover contract, hybrid working in London.

Who are we looking for?

Ideal candidates will be a qualified accountant with relevant post qualification experience and have a good understanding of financial systems and processes. You will have extensive experience of using finance systems eg Xledger and Adaptive Insights would be desirable. You will have good knowledge of Charities SORP, statutory accounting regulations, VAT, PAYE and other payroll taxes and Gift Aid. Experience of operating at and presenting ideas at senior level including at Board level is essential for the role. With excellent communications skills, you will have proven experience of coaching and training both finance and non-finance staff. An understanding of the voluntary sector would be a bonus however it is not essential for the role.

If the above role description sounds of interest and you feel like you meet the criteria; please apply immediately or for further information, please contact Syed at Civitas Recruitment for a full JD and informal discussion. Early applications are encouraged.


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Civitas Charity Recruitment ltd View profile Company size Size: 1 - 5
Posted on: 23 April 2024
Closed date: 26 April 2024 at 10:14
Job ref: Civitas/Head of Finance
Tags: Finance