Head of Operational Finance
Permanent - Full-time (34.5 hours), we are open to a conversation about how you work these hours
Home-based / London Office minimum 1 day in office
National: £69,500 - £77,500
London: £73,000 - £81,000
Closing date: 14 August 2022
Are you an inspirational and inclusive leader who can lead a high performing, diverse team? Are you a finance process expert that embeds continuous improvement in everything you do? Do you enjoy solving complex problems and delivering excellent customer service for your key stakeholders? Do you take a forward-thinking approach to drive system and process transformation? If so, this could be the role for you.
About the role
In this critical role, you will work across the finance teams to deliver timely processing, reconciliation and reporting of all income and expenditure transactions, as well as ensuring effective financial and managerial controls are in place.
You will develop and implement the strategy for embedding a culture of continuous improvement and continuous learning and lead on the timely adoption of automation, the onboarding of digital payment platforms, as well as pushing the simplification and standardisation agenda across this entire area.
You will seek innovative ways to improve the services the team provides, as well as working collaboratively across the business to support innovation and change. Working closely and effectively with the rest of the Finance, Legal and Audit teams, you will strive to enhance the reputation of Operational Finance as a centre of excellence.
To be successful in this role, you will have the following key criteria:
- a CCAB qualification (CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA or ACA) or equivalent and have relevant post qualification experience
- ideally experience of working in the charity sector
- previous team management with the ability to inspire, lead, manage and develop large and complex teams
- track record of process excellence and continuous improvement experience
- highly effective stakeholder management and engagement skills with technical and non-technical audiences
- strong analytical skills with the ability to think strategically and to manage detail, and to know when each is important
We help millions of people with cancer across the UK live life as fully as they can through physical, emotional and financial support. Our values are at the heart of who we are and everything we do, inspiring our thinking and guiding our actions. We strive to build a more diverse organisation, where everyone feels empowered to be their best self to work.
In order to ensure fairness and consistency to select the best candidate for this role, all of our applications are anonymised up until an interview has been confirmed so that shortlisting is based solely upon the suitability of the candidate’s experience.
The application deadline is 23:59 on 14 August 2022.
Virtual interviews will be held on 18 August 2022.
What can we offer you?
We commit to actively developing you and offer benefits including a 34.5-hour week (with early finish on Fridays), private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, generous annual leave, and interest free loans for season ticket, gym membership and a vast range of discounts via our benefit platform which helps make our employees money go further.
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