Missing People
Richmond Upon Thames, London (On-site)
£62,000 per annum pro rata
Job description
Director of Finance

As Director of Finance you are responsible for financial management and strategic financial overview of the Charity. You will contribute to the corporate needs and development of the charity, with advice and input grounded in sound financial strategy and legal principle, all the while maintaining effective management systems and controls to safeguard the financial integrity of the charity and ensure that all departments are promptly and accurately informed about their financial performance.

Director of Finance Responsibilities:

• Oversee preparation of annual budgets, cashflow forecasts and other management information required to ensure the Charity operates within agreed financial parameters.
• Review monthly/annual finance reports prepared by the Head of Finance for presentation to CEO and the Director Group, Finance Committee and Board of Trustees.
• Oversee the Head of Finance’s consultation process to monitor and improve financial management of all departments and to ensure that best practice is observed throughout.
• Ensure completion of the annual audit and the statutory accounts.
• Hold overall responsibility for banking, legal, property and other relevant relationship
• To act as Company Secretary ensuring that all constitutional, legal and policy requirements are met, acting as a key cheque signatory, and overseeing all financial matters
• Remain up to date on any statutory or legislative changes affecting the finances of the Charity
• To hold responsibility for the charity’s reporting and compliance obligations with Companies House, the Charity Commission, OSCR and any other relevant bodies
• To ensure compliance with all relevant Articles and Memorandum of Association
• To deal with all business relating to meetings of the charity and related companies, including annual report and accounts, drafting of agendas and notification to members, Trustee appointments, business to be discussed, organisation of the meeting and matters arising

Director of Finance Requirements:

• Previous experience as a Finance Director in similar size or larger and/or bigger organisation.
• Strategic financial planning including budget cashflow preparation and offering support to non-financial staff with Budgetary responsibility
• Working in the role of Company Secretary
• Qualified chartered accountant or management accountant (FCA, ACCA, CIMA etc)

Abilities, Skills and Knowledge:

• Participate as an active member of the Director Group and provide guidance and support to other Directors.
• Proficiency in the use of Sage or similar accounting software;
• Knowledge of charity accounting standards, best practice financial management and key issues facing the sector i.e., SORP

Please ensure you include your CV as well as a Supporting Statement that demonstrates how you meet the criteria listed in the person specification. This statement is crucial to help us consider you for the role, so don't forget to address each criterion in the person specification and specifically highlight any relevant experience and skills you have, and why you want to work at Missing People.

About Missing People:

Our Vision is that every missing person is found safe. Somebody goes missing in the UK every 90 seconds. We are a non-judgemental, highly skilled team of staff and volunteers working for everyone who needs us. We provide free confidential support, help, advice by phone, email, text and online, including the opportunity to reconnect. We also coordinate a UK wide network of people, businesses and media to join the search when someone goes missing.

Location: Offices in Mortlake, South West London but open to flexible working arrangements/home-based
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Part time. 455 annualised hours per year. 7 to 14 hours per week as agreed with Chief Executive. Must be able to commit to flexible working.
Salary: £62,000 per annum pro rata
Benefits: 25 days annual leave per annum/pro rata plus statutory holidays plus 1 day birthday leave, Additional annual leave days awarded on length of service*, Company pension contribution, Life insurance (3 x salary)*, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) including 24/7 support helpline, Interest-free Season Ticket Loans*, Additional maternity pay and leave*, Additional paternity pay*, Additional sick pay*, Eye care vouchers* (*available after probation period passed).

Closing date: 23:59 on 27/01/2022
First Interviews: w/c 31/01/2022
Second Interviews: w/c 07/02/2022

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we have sufficient interest.

You may have experience of the following: Director of Finance, Head of Finance, Accountant, Management Accountant, FCA, ACCA, CIMA, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.
Posted on: 11 January 2022
Closed date: 27 January 2022 at 00:00
Job ref: 105957
Tags: Finance