Eikon is a nationally award-winning Surrey based charity providing long-term support to some of the county’s most vulnerable young people and their families. The organisation, which was founded more than two decades ago, has grown significantly in recent years and has a proven background in improving the lives of young people through providing transformational services.
We are looking for a part time Head of Finance to take responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all the financial related activities of the organisation and assist in developing financial strategies with the CEO and the rest of the Senior Leadership Team.
Your key responsibilities for this Head of Finance role will include
- Day to day financial management and timely preparation of monthly management accounts
- Build and maintain systems for setting and managing annual budgets and forecasts
- Oversee and manage expenses, invoicing, payments, payroll and VAT
- Monitor cash flows and manage banking relationships
- Develop and maintain management information systems and internal controls
- Liaise with auditors and lead on the preparation of the Annual Report & Accounts
- Ensure all Charity SORP and Charity Commission regulations are met
Key skills required for this Head of Finance role will include
- Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA / CIPFA or equivalent) or qualified by experience
- Proven experience within an SME commercial environment
- A clear communicator both written and verbal
- Have a flexible approach and be results-driven with a pro-active approach
- Previous knowledge and experience of Sage and preferably Xero as well
- Previous experience of working within a Senior Leadership Team
- Understanding of the Charities SORP and The Charities Act is desirable
The organisation is happy to be flexible on the exact number of hours worked but any less than the equivalent of three days per week is unlikely to be sufficient to fulfil the requirements of the job. This position offers a great opportunity to take on a leading role in a dynamic and professional team dedicated to improving the lives of young people.
Friends of Windmill Gardens (FoWG) is looking for an organised and proactive project administrator to be responsible for the smooth running of projects at the new Brixton Windmill Centre due to open in October. Experienced in dealing with the public, the successful candidate will have excellent administrative skills including IT, numeracy and premises management skills appropriate to the post. This role is crucial to the success of the new education/visitor and community centre at the last working windmill in central London.
The successful candidate will understand and be committed to the changes FoWG need to make through two years of Power to Change (PTC) funding. They will have excellent interpersonal skills and a proven track record of administrative work in an office, project, small business or similar environment. They will have experience of using finance packages and keeping financial records so that there are excellent project processes, records and reporting. They will understand that the future of our growing social business depends on strong financial systems, accuracy and integrity.
The PA also needs the skills to handle petty cash, receipts for sale items, donations and other items and process such income in accordance with internal procedures and Gift Aid requirements. They will understand that a social business needs to work collaboratively in a team of paid staff and volunteers and the need for public facing systems to be user friendly but with strong controls.
Using their IT skills they will produce regular accurate reports to the project’s management team. They will be responsive and adapt and change with a can-do approach to work and ability to prioritise appropriately to ensure project delivery whatever project challenges are faced. They will also have key responsibilities for managing the community building, booking events and classes, dealing with trainees, visitors and volunteers and assisting with purchasing items, working to the Business Development Manager and the appropriate lead Board member. They will be open to using local and social media to promote the project and the role of the Brixton Windmill and the Brixton Windmill Centre in the well-being of the community.
This 17.5-hour per week part-time post is funded by a Power to Change Business Fund grant for 18 months.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
MyBnk is a national charity, successfully empowering young people to take charge of their future, by bringing money to life.
Young people remain at the heart of everything we do. Their needs, ideas, curiosities and aspirations inform our work from programme development and delivery, to brand and policy.
Good financial capability breeds better financial outcomes, opportunities and wellbeing. Money worries and debts cause hardship and stress, potentially leading to family and health issues for the individual and a cost to society.
Founded in 2007, with a vision to help create a financially capable and enterprising generation, together with young people, we have created innovative, high-impact and high-energy financial education workshops, delivered by our expert trainers. We have continued to grow in scale and reach and build MyBnk into the thriving charity it is today.
With the impending departure of our Chair, who founded MyBnk and served as our former CEO, and led and worked with the team to successfully create a shared vision and achieve positive systemic change and outcomes, working with extraordinary partners and supporters, we are at a particular seminal and exciting stage in our development
MyBnk has ambitious plans to double income over the next three years, to £3 million per annum, and to reach so many more young people. With the role of Chair offering a unique opportunity for you to help drive this growth.
You will play a key role in shaping the long-term sustainable future of MyBnk, be able to horizon scan, broker new introductions and effectively mobilise new opportunities. You will act as an ambassador and the public face of the charity in partnership with the CEO, the trustees and the patrons. You will support the CEO and ensure that the Board functions as a unit and works closely with the entire Executive of MyBnk to achieve our strategic objectives.
Closing date: Monday 30 September
Preliminary conversation with Harris Hill: week commencing 7 October
If you are potentially interested and would welcome an informal and confidential conversation please contact our advising consultant Philip Nelson, Director at Harris Hill.
About Ditch the Label and Our Work
Our research consistently shows that 1 in 2 of all young people have at some point experienced bullying, so we’re standing for a society that is fair, equal and free from all types of bullying.
Launched in the UK in 2012, Ditch the Label has quickly become one of the largest and most recognised youth, anti-bullying charities in the world, working to teach young people aged 12-25 that it’s okay to be different. Our award-winning work spans across the UK, USA and Mexico, working with and aiding young people, parents/guardians, education establishments and other organisations involved with the safeguarding of young people.
Our work is internationally recognised and has been heralded as some of the most innovative and ambitious anti-bullying work around. Each month, we help thousands of young people to navigate through bullying, the potentially devastating impacts and supporting youth through the myriad of issues that they face. Additionally, we regularly produce world-class research to understand the changing nature and dynamic of bullying and canvas for real societal change with our public facing campaigns.
Our current work includes:
- SUPPORT:Providing direct advice and support to thousands of young people each week through the Ditch the Label website and owned platforms. We provide crucial support around issues such as (but not limited to) bullying, abuse, coming out, mental health/wellbeing, self-esteem and relationships. Additionally, we work online, through partnerships with social networks to remove abusive content
- RESEARCH:Working in collaboration with education establishments, social networks and other organisations as a means of producing new, innovative research surrounding bullying and related issues to uncover hidden insights which leads and informs our support programmes
- CAMPAIGNS:Utilising the power of the media and innovative content to generate societal shifts in attitudes and behaviours surrounding bullying with our public facing campaigns
- EDUCATION: We produce complete and downloadable high-quality educational resources for teachers in order to support and aid the delivery of PSHE lessons within schools and further, to reach youth in offline environments to challenge subjects such as bullying, gender stereotypes, body image and digital literacy.
- POLICY:Working to positively influence education and policy across government to bring us closer to combating bullying, abusive and harassing behaviours and vitally, to reflect and highlight youth voices and experiences
The span of our work is constantly changing in line with the growth of our organisation. If you want to be part of a growing team with passion, drive and genuine enthusiasm then Ditch the Label is the workplace for you.
Our U.K. office is based in Brighton. Our U.S.A. office is based in Los Angeles.
Head of Corporate Giving: Job Description
If you truly believe in a world that is fair, equal and free from all types of bullying and share our ambition and passion to drive change, our Head of Corporate Giving role is the perfect fit for you.
You will be working closely with our Chief Fundraiser Officer and senior management to focus on the corporate and individual giving area (new business) fundraising at Ditch the Label. In this role you will work against mutually agreed financial targets and KPI’s. You will be based in our Brighton UK office but you will be working across all of our markets, with potential opportunities to travel internationally.
We are looking for an individual who is a strategic thinker and able to develop and build on our fundraising strategy and activity, actively seeking new opportunities. The successful applicant must be passionate about the work of Ditch the Label and able to confidently articulate our values in order to build support and influence with external stakeholders – such as major donors and corporate decision makers.
A proven track record in fundraising is essential and we are ideally looking for a candidate with a diverse range of fundraising skills. You must be innovative, fresh, energetic and have a strong drive to succeed.
- Generate new income from corporate donors and individuals to fund Ditch the Label’s vital services supporting young people aged 12-25
- Build a pipeline of new funding opportunities which have the potential to generate high value, multi-year donations
- Identify and make approaches to new prospects from scratch including major companies and high net worth individuals
- Develop relationships and steward potential donors through the new business pipeline, from making the ask to securing a partnership agreement
- Create bespoke, powerful and compelling written proposals for potential donors based on their requirements and leverage brand assets accordingly
- Deliver engaging and motivating pitches to potential donors
- Secure new contacts through networking opportunities and existing relationships
- Manage and develop relationships with new donors, as and when required
- Contribute to Ditch the Label’s fundraising strategy and budgeting process
- Monitoring, evaluating and reporting against KPI’s to the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Fundraising Officer and members of the board
Head of Corporate Giving: Person Specification
- A diverse portfolio of fundraising experience or previously held a similar position
- An understanding of charity fundraising and experience with major donors, trusts and corporate fundraising
- Understanding of how to make a successful fundraising approach
- Tenacious and results driven
- Excellent written and verbal skills
- Great networking, interpersonal and influential skills
- The ability to articulately and confidently communicate our organisation values to individuals or in front of an audience
- Passionate about youth issues
- Demonstrable new business experience securing major donations in a fundraising role (or comparable experience from a different sector)
- Proven track record of developing a new business pipeline and winning new partnerships from scratch
- Experience of writing successful proposals or bids
- Experience of closing deals and securing partnerships
Head of Corporate Giving: Technicalities and Compensation
Place of work:Brighton, United Kingdom
Working week:36.5hrs p/week (with a paid 60-minute lunch break).
Compensation: £28-32K PA depending upon experience.
- Company pension scheme
- Annual pay reviews
- Team socials
- Discount on Ditch the Label merchandise
- Opportunities to travel and attend invite-only partner events
- 28 days of fully paid annual holiday
- Office refreshments
Please contact us with your CV to request an application form.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Finance and Performance Manager - Manchester based
Full time- 35 hours a week
We are looking for a Finance and Performance Manager to join our Greater Manchester team and work on a ground-breaking new initiative (subject to treasury sign-off) which will see The Prince’s Trust work in partnership with employers to address issues facing youth unemployment by improving productivity gains of a young, resilient and diverse local workforce.
Our Finance and Performance Manager will play a key role in supporting the delivery of one of the largest and impactful initiatives in the Prince’s Trust history. Through Future Workforce Fund, business and government are co-investing £14 million into young people from Greater Manchester to give them the confidence and skills to become more prosperous citizens and part of a growing and inclusive economy
The role will lead on the financial management and reporting and analysis of the project, ensuring that all financial data is accurate and meets the requirements of The Trust. The role will work with the wider project and Trust team to ensure any issues/risks are highlighted and dealt with quickly and effectively.
We are seeking someone with a strong finance background who can take the lead and ensure the financial delivery of this project, having excellent communication skills, be able to problem solve, influence decision making and work across multiple teams to bring this together.
To learn more about the role, please visit our website.
About The Prince’s Trust
We are a youth charity whose mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills, to live, learn and earn. This year we will support more than 70,000 young people through a range of proven programmes, with three in four achieving a positive outcome!
We have a bold ambition to extend the reach and impact of our work and help one million more young people transform their lives over the next ten years. Our job is to inspire them, support them and release their potential, so that they can thrive and society can prosper. We focus on innovation, to ensure we adapt and remain relevant in a rapidly changing world. We owe it to ourselves and the young people we serve, to do the best work of our lives and to help give them an increasing stake in our economy and society. They are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us.
The Prince’s Trust is committed to safeguarding, protecting and promoting the welfare of the children and young people we work with. Successful applicants to roles at The Prince’s Trust will be subject to criminal vetting checks, and where necessary for the role, a check at an enhanced level will be required.
To apply for this vacancy please complete the online application. To help you with the supporting statement section, you may want to download a copy of the Prince’s Trust Behavioural Framework.
A NOTE FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES
We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you looking for a challenging, dynamic role that will allow you to develop your project finance skill set? Do want to have strategic involvement in contract funding that has a direct social influence? Are you looking to use your finance business partner skillset in a role with wide exposure in which your development can be supported, leading you on to greater things?
This Bath-based organisation is undergoing some exciting project-based work with a £60m budget focusing on social care. As a Finance Business Partner reporting to the Finance Manager, you will:
- Work with non-finance budget managers in an autonomous fashion, providing business partnering support at various levels
- Engage with complex joint-funding streams
- Create financial models to investigate and demonstrate how savings can be delivered
- Mentor a graduate trainee accountant and support them in their going development, as well as overseeing their day to day workload and output
- Lead on routine month end procedures including reviewing forecasts, providing commentaries and analysis for the Finance Manager to report to senior management, as well as making strategy recommendations
- Act as the Finance support on major projects within the directorate, responding to ad hoc requests, and reacting appropriately to project developments as and when they occur
Working within an organisation with a huge social impact, this is an important role with a wide scope of influence. Your work will directly affect the local community in Bath and contribute to bettering the lives of countless people facing complex issues in their lives.
In return, you'll get the chance to work with a highly supportive line manager who has demonstrated a knack for furthering the careers of those in this role. There is an excellent team-focused working culture, with flexible working policies and an attractive benefits package.
To be considered for this outstanding Finance Business Partner position, you'll need to meet the following criteria:
- Be a qualified accountant with strategic, outward facing finance experience, or a finalist actively studying to complete their qualification
- Be a confident communicator who can build effective relationships with internal and external customers
- Have exposure to complex funding streams, ideally from within the public sector (local authority, NHS, Housing)
Interviews can be arranged for suitable candidates at short notice, meaning this post may close early. Please apply now!
We are looking for a strategic financial leader to join our team and play an instrumental role in helping us achieve our mission to improve the health of women and girls across the globe. You will ensure the financial sustainability of the College, bringing both robust day to day management of the College’s finances and contribute to the development of the business to support the delivery of our strategic ambitions in what is a very exciting time for the organisation.
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is a professional membership association dedicated to improving women’s healthcare across the world. We do this by setting standards for clinical practice, providing doctors with training and lifelong learning, and working with partners to advocate for women’s health and health care across their life course. We are a global leader in this specialist area and are in our 90th year, supporting 16,000 members in the UK and internationally.
We are a values-led organisation placing high standards, innovation, openness, inclusiveness and trust at the centre of all we do.
About the role
Working closely with the Chief Executive and the Executive team, you will provide financial leadership to the College, supporting our strategic direction. You will do this by contributing to the development of our long-term strategy, ensuring financial sustainability of the College and through your abilities as a leader; empowering teams to do deliver against our corporate goals and objectives.
You will lead on the development of teams within the directorate, ensuring high-quality financial services and strategy are delivered; advising the CEO, Board of Trustees, Officers and Executive Director team on financial and resources matters. You will foster a culture of financial responsibility, ensuring value for money and that robust systems of control are in place.
In addition to your financial management duties, you will take responsibility for business development; overseeing the delivery of growth in existing revenue streams and for the people and technology departments ensuring the College is appropriately resourced and continuously delivers excellent user experience. You will have excellent grasps of leading customer facing teams.
With substantial experience of leading at senior level in a finance function, and in managing a multi-disciplinary team, you will be ACA, ACCA, ACMA, CIPFA qualified or equivalent with excellent IT skills and in the management of a complex VAT environment.
Along with the knowledge you will be joining an organisation making a positive impact on the lives of women and girls across the globe, we offer a friendly working environment and an excellent benefits package including free staff lunches, a full list of benefits can be found on our careers site. You will be located in our brand new bespoke office in London Bridge.
How to apply:
To apply, please visit our website via the Apply button. You will need to submit a CV, Supporting Statement and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.
Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 30 September 2019
At RCOG we are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. We value diversity, promote equality, and challenge discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.
Since we were established in 1983, we’ve helped tens of thousands of LGBT+ people to find safe and secure homes. Every day, we continue to do this by delivering a free, confidential housing advice helpline to all ages, providing supported housing to over 40 young people, and holding drop-in housing advice surgeries.
LGBT+ people today continue to face insecure and unsafe housing and we are experiencing a rise in demand. We continue to pioneer new solutions to support more people who are in need. We provide training to hundreds of organisations and housing providers nationwide, using the knowledge we’ve gathered from over 35 years of delivering services to the LGBT+ community. Over the last year, we provided direct service provision for 919 diverse LGBT+ people across our services. As 36% of our service users describe themselves as having a mental health related disability we are continuing to increase our services and projects in this area, and we continually seek to find new ways to support our community.
With this in mind, we are looking to appoint a progressive Chief Executive who will lead Stonewall Housing’s next exciting chapter. You will possess exceptional strategic, entrepreneurial and interpersonal skills, and the ability to drive new income streams and spearhead new ways of working. Our next Chief Executive will be inspiring, commercial and enterprising and will lead our motivated team through a period of change and development. You will be an empowering leader who can get the most from our dedicated, capable and enthusiastic team. Financially astute you will have a collaborative approach to developing and sustaining partnerships and corporate relationships. This will ensure our organisation thrives into the future and is able to support more LGBT+ people to find safe and secure places to live.
This is an exceptional opportunity to act as a catalyst to deliver change and transformation in a well-established and respected organisation which delivers real impact for LGBT+ people.
For more information about this role and to apply, please visit the job page on Peridot's website via the application method on this site.
If you would like a conversation about the role please contact our advising consultants:
The closing date is 9am, Monday 30th September 2019