London, Greater London
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Head of Financial Analysis and Planning 

Position: Head of Financial Analysis and Planning 
Location: WC 1N, Central London 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week 
Salary: £Competitive 
Benefits: 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, generous pension scheme, flexible working, discounted season ticket loan and many more! 

Closing date: 9am on Thursday 3 October 2019 

About the role: 

This role will be pivotal in ensuring the organisation can reach its full potential using financial analysis and planning to inform proactive decision making. 

Our client are looking for someone who continually seeks to improve financial performance, by using analysis of data and insights, whilst understanding the wider organisational context. Working collaboratively across the charity to provide support and guidance. 

About the Team: 

This is an exciting time to join the Finance team who are making substantial enhancements to improve the financial performance of the charity through transparency, reporting and insight. 

About you: 

You will be an exceptional communicator with the ability to not only analyse and model financial data, but to translate it for non-financial colleagues, using a variety of methods. You will be able to support and challenge in a collaborative manner to ensure the best outcome for the charity. 

Specifically, you will have: 

- Experience of financial analysis and modelling. 
- Experience of Business Partnering. 
- A commercial mindset. 

The ideal candidate will also have: 

- Leadership experience. 
- Experience of Agresso and / or Salesforce. 
- Some charity experience, although this is not essential. 

About the Charity 

Every day brings new challenge. Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, Our client can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Their staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you. 

Recently awarded with a ‘Best Companies 2-star accreditation' and placed number 17 on the 2019 Sunday Times Best 100 Not-for-Profit Companies list - our client offer a range of attractive benefits including; a flexible approach to working, 30 days holiday, life assurance, enhanced employer pension contributions, and a discounted season ticket loan. 

How to Apply: 

Please click on the apply button in the top right-hand corner where you will be taken to a short application form to complete. You are encouraged to include a cover letter with your application, and should refer to the ‘Application and Interview FAQs’ on the career section of our website before you apply. 

Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and we reserve the right to close the role prior to the closing date, should a suitable applicant be found. Therefore, you are encouraged to apply right away, to avoid disappointment. 

Due to the large number of applications our client  receive, they are unfortunately only able to inform shortlisted candidates of the outcome of their application. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If your application is not successful, we hope that you will not be discouraged and will still apply for other suitable vacancies in the future. 

You may have experience of the following: Finance Manager, Head of Finance, Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Financial Controller, Senior Finance Assistant, Senior Accounts Assistant, Management Accountant, Commercial Accountant, etc. 

Ref: 88905

Posted on: 04 September 2019
Closed date: 03 October 2019
Job ref: 88905
Tags: Finance