London, Greater London
£55,000 - £60,000 per year
Contract, Part-time, Temporary, 15 month maternity contract, Full-time
Job description

Open to flexible working arrangements (eg. Flexible hours, partial home working, or 4 days per week considered)

This is a fantastic role for someone seeking an overarching Head of Finance role who can offer both strategic and operational strengths.

Praxis is an award-winning, dynamic human rights charity supporting refugees and other migrants at-risk to overcome the barriers they face to integrate, develop, and thrive in the UK. This is a time of growth and transformational change for the charity.  You must have a passion for our work and a commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

The Head of Finance and Resources reports directly to the CEO- Sally Daghlian and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team alongside the Head of Services and Head of Fundraising and Communications. The role combines strategic thinking and operational activity, including management of all support services; premises, finance, policy, IT and HR. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing corporate services whilst playing a key role in moving forward several key projects. Managing a strong team of three, the Head of Finance and Resources will be passionate about supporting Praxis as it delivers on a new, ambitious strategy to further support communities across the UK.

Essential Requirements:

  • Relevant professional qualification in accountancy (CIMA, ACA, ACCA, CIPFA)
  • Line and project management skills with a proven track record  
  • Ability to think strategically and create plans to deliver against the charity’s strategy
  • Ability to communicate complex financial and legal issues clearly to non-finance experts and develop effective financial management systems
  • Knowledge of charity accounting SORP and experience managing a finance function
  • Experience working across corporate services, ideally with IT, premises or HR

If you are interested in this position, please contact Ivy Rock Partners for more information. To apply, please submit a CV and Covering Letter by the 14th of November

Praxis are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage applications from those with lived experience of migration, and from diverse applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, or pregnancy/maternity leave status.

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Posted on: 25 October 2021
Closed date: 24 November 2021
Job ref: KMPRAXIS
Tags: Finance, Intl Development