A well-established community and youth focused charity in Devizes, Wiltshire is seeking a Head of Finance & Business Development.
The role will be offered as a Fixed Term Contract for 22 months, with the possibility of extension subject to funding.
The role represents a chance to work for a fantastic organisation who provide wide ranging and essential services to the local community.
The successful applicant will be a fully qualified ACCA, CIMA or ACA accountant, with a strong understanding of charity accounting and funding, along with significant staff management experience and demonstrable commercial and business development acumen – ideally at SMT level.
Although there is currently increased flexibility due to Covid, it is expected that a significant part of this role will be office based – so applicants should live within a commutable distance.
The role will involve:
-Line managing a small team of 2-3 staff
-Preparation & presentation of financial reports and budgets to the CEO and board
-Review finance policies and procedures for the charity and its subsidiaries
-Preparation of annual charity SORP accounts
-Reporting to funders & donors
-Oversee the production of all monthly management accounts, budgets and forecasts
-Lead on all tax & VAT duties
-Company secretarial duties
-Oversee the IT department
-Lead a business development project on the charity’s outdoor activity centre
-Profiling and advising on income and cost optimisation and commercialisation of the charity’s activities and spending, including investments
-Property management duties covering the main office and activity centre – tenancies, health & safety etc
-Fully-qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
-Demonstrable experience in a similar role at senior level in a comparable organisation
-Leadership and staff management experience
-Detailed knowledge of charity accounting – Charities SORP, restricted, unrestricted and designated funds, and trading subsidiaries
-Track record of managing and reviewing VAT
-Sage experience desirable but not essential
Closing date: 31st December 2020
Interviews: January 2021
Please send your CV for further consideration