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Head of Finance – Financial Accounting & Income

Bristol, City of Bristol (Hybrid)
£50,000 - £60,000
Job description

About Us

Brunelcare is an award-winning Bristol-based charity providing high-quality housing, care, and support for older people in the South West, whilst also being recognised for our excellence in caring for people living with dementia.

We are at the forefront of developing ways for people to stay as independent as possible whilst creating great communities to live, work, and thrive in.

Brunelcare is both a registered Charity and a Registered Provider of social housing. It employs over 1100 staff and has an annual income of over £40m. It has 33 sheltered housing sites, 3 extra care housing sites, 5 care homes, 2 reablement sites and a retirement village. It also provides community care for more than 450 clients in the community.

The Role

We are looking to recruit a Head of Finance - Financial Accounting and Income reporting directly in to the Director of Finance & IT.

The postholder will be responsible for timely, accurate and complete financial accounting for the organisation and will ensure that appropriate financial controls are followed at all times.

This role involves working closely with the Head of Business Partnering & Expenditure and Head of Long-Term Financial Planning & Treasury as the Senior Management Team and they play an important part in the running of the finance function and strategic direction of the business.

The Head of Finance - Financial Accounting & Income also manages a small team.

About you

To succeed in this role at Brunelcare you will:

  • Be a qualified accountant having worked at senior level with a track record of contributing to strategic decision making as well as managing the financial accounting and income functions of an organisation.
  • Have experience of being an organisation’s lead on external audits, working effectively with audit teams and coordinating cooperation from colleagues
  • Be a confident and collaborative leader with excellent communication skills and demonstrable experience in working with operational teams and other corporate functions to deliver a mature and rounded service.
  •  Be commercially astute and able to manage the team to ensure that income due to the charity is collected in an efficient and sensitive way.
  • Have knowledge of, or desire to learn about, accounting for charities with social housing schemes
  •  Have excellent resilience, organisational skills, attention to detail and flexibility in your approach.

If you want to join a high performing team, that supports and develops people, where you can learn and contribute to an organisation with a strong social purpose then please apply

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Posted on: 05 February 2024
Closed date: 06 March 2024 at 23:59
Tags: Finance