My client is a National Charity that excels in its goals and provision of services and has a very high profile across the country. It is financially secure due to lengthy contracts and grants and a consistent amount of donations.
They are currently looking to recruit a new Head of Finance to the organisation to help with the strategic and financial objectives of the charity, bridging the gap between the finance team and Board of Directors
The primary purpose of the role is to manage the charity’s finances ensuring good financial controls are in place and that sound and appropriate practices are maintained.
The postholder will advise the Heads of Departments on all matters relating to the financial performance of the organisation and provide management information for the Executive Team, and Board of trustees. The Head of Finance will work with the Head of Operations in setting budgets and monitoring the financial performance of the Charity, helping to ensure that the charity’s finances operate in line with SORP regulations
You will also be expected to manage a small team and contribute to future strategy, business planning, monitoring of budgets and performance, and policies and procedures.
Good communication skills, commercial awareness and the ability to multitask and prioritize deadlines and changing schedules is important.
Prior experience of working in a charity is advantageous as is a good knowledge of Sage and SORP accounting