I CAN is looking for a highly motivated and forward-thinking finance professional with robust technical skills to provide high quality support to the Finance team to ensure future growth, stability and success. This role will work closely with the Head of Finance & IT and Senior Management Team to ensure the effective financial planning, control and management within the organisation.
Your key responsibilities will include:
Being responsible for the coverage of full Finance function; ensuring financial controls are maintained; preparation of month end management accounts, Board meetings packs and documents for Finance & Audit Committees;
Assisting in the development of strategy, business planning and strategic projects; developing projections and business models; budget setting, forecasting and providing Business Partnering support to The Communication Trust;
- Being responsible for ensuring the organisation’s understanding of the government’s funding regime for schools is up to date and being the main point of contact with the Education Funding Agency;
Leading the relationship with auditors; completion of VAT and Gift Aid returns; preparation of statutory accounts.
The successful candidate will be fully qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIPFA/CIMA) within charity or public sector. You will be analytically-minded with excellent organisational and project management skills. We are looking for someone who is eager to learn, flexible in approach but firm when necessary, who can work on their own initiative and thrives when thinking and acting proactively. You will have the skill to communicate complex financial information to stakeholders and possess the ability to influence and build rapport with a range of finance and non-finance persons across the organisation. Enthusiasm for the sector is a must.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a high calibre finance profession looking to make an impact in the sector and will provide an excellent platform in your career.
Are you interested? Then take a look at our candidate pack before you decide. This informs you why I CAN exists, what we do, why we think this is a great place to work, what we can offer you and what our corporate and people plans are for the year ahead. To apply, please send an up-to-date CV, along with a supporting statement outlining how you meet the person specification and what additional value you offer that is relevant to the post. We will be shortlisting against criteria so do ensure you offer clear evidence. Interviews are scheduled to take place week beginning 21st October 2019.