Your new company:
Working with a faith-based organisation this is an exceptional opportunity. You will be working in a highly complex shared service covering different business areas with unique challenges.
The post holder will have responsibility for the following areas within the Finance Department - approx. 30 staff :
- Financial Accounting and Control - team responsible for all financial control activities, annual financial accounting and statutory reporting for the main organisation , subsidiary companies, pension schemes, and other various funds and entities, cash management, cashflow monitoring and treasury processes
- Finance Operations and Change - responsible for supporting the finance transformation programme, working across the entire Finance department
- Financial Processing - team responsible for timely and accurate processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions
- Tax and Compliance - team responsible for tax reporting, strategy and advice, company secretariat and financial compliance policies
The role will involve delivering operational change projects and providing strong direction to the team. You will have oversight of the statutory reporting for the main organisation, for four multi-million pound charities, their trading subsidiaries, three multi-employer pension schemes, a common investment fund and a number of other smaller entities. You will also lead the delivery of customer-focussed, efficient transaction processing and cash management services within a robust control environment
What you need to succeed:
You will be a fully qualified accountant and be able to hold your own in a relatively demanding post from a technical perspective. You will have excellent leadership ability and be dynamic, self-motivated and be able to demonstrate the ability to deliver business process improvement and manage operational change projects. You will be passionate about delivering best practice and growing a high performing team.
Although the organisation is faith based, they welcome applications from all faiths and none and there are people working at this organisation from a diverse range of backgrounds and faiths.
What you'll get in return:
8-12% pension scheme available, 33 days holiday, work life balance. Opportunity for progression - working in a large and complex organisation.