London, Greater London
Up to £105,000
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Immediately available

Six Months’ Fixed Term Contract 

We are looking for a strategic financial leader to join our team and play an instrumental role in helping us achieve our mission to improve the health of women and girls across the globe. You will ensure the financial sustainability of the College, bringing both robust day-to-day management of the College’s finances and contribute to the development of the business to support the delivery of our strategic ambitions in what is a very exciting time for the organisation.

About us

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is a professional membership association dedicated to improving women’s healthcare across the world. We do this by setting standards for clinical practice, providing doctors with training and lifelong learning, and working with partners to advocate for women’s health and health care across their life course. We are a global leader in this specialist area and are in our 90th year, supporting 16,000 members in the UK and internationally.

We are a values-led organisation placing high standards, innovation, openness, inclusiveness and trust at the centre of all we do.

About the role

Working closely with the Chief Executive and the Executive team, you will provide financial leadership to the College, supporting our strategic direction. You will do this by contributing to the development of our long-term strategy, ensuring financial sustainability of the College and through your abilities as a leader; empowering teams to do deliver against our corporate goals and objectives.

You will lead on the development of teams within the directorate, ensuring high-quality financial services and strategy are delivered; advising the CEO, Board of Trustees, Officers and Executive Director team on financial and resources matters. You will foster a culture of financial responsibility, ensuring value for money and that robust systems of control are in place.

In addition to your financial management duties, you will take responsibility for business development; overseeing the delivery of growth in existing revenue streams and for the people and technology departments ensuring the College is appropriately resourced and continuously delivers excellent user experience. You will have excellent grasps of leading customer facing teams.


With substantial experience of leading at senior level in a finance function, and in managing a multi-disciplinary team, you will be ACA, ACCA, ACMA, CIPFA qualified or equivalent with excellent IT skills and in the management of a complex VAT environment.


Along with the knowledge you will be joining an organisation making a positive impact on the lives of women and girls across the globe, we offer a friendly working environment and an excellent benefits package including free staff lunches, a full list of benefits can be found on our careers site. You will be located in our brand new bespoke office in London Bridge.

How to apply:

To apply, please visit our website via the Apply button. You will need to submit a CV, Supporting Statement and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Closing date for applications: 10.00am on Friday 21 August 2020

If you have further questions, please contact Gail Kyle, Interim Director of HR.

RCOG is committed to being a successful, caring and welcoming place for all. We want to create a supportive and inclusive environment where our employees can reach their full potential, without prejudice and discrimination. We are committed to a culture where respect and understanding is fostered and the diversity of people's backgrounds and circumstances will be positively valued.

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Posted on: 07 August 2020
Closed date: 21 August 2020
Tags: Finance, Operations