Flexible Location
£59,927 - £62,736
Job description
Finance Director


35 hours per week

£59,927 per annum if based outside of London / £62,736 per annum if London based

28 days leave, flexible working, family friendly policies, season ticket loan, upto 8% match on pension contributions

Flexible location

The Children's Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 130 years. We run local services that support children when they are at their most vulnerable and in desperate need of help. We're there for children, every step of the way.

This role sits within our finance and corporate services directorate. Your role will inform strategy and ensure that our finances are managed effectively and efficiently ensuring that we focus our resources for greater impact for young people.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about improving the lives of young people, who loves a challenge, is comfortable operating in an ambiguous environment and is a team player.

A key part of this role will be your ability to gain the confidence of colleagues across the charity by providing accurate timely management information and supporting decision making.


In order to be successful in this role, you must be:

-strategic in your insight and decision making

-a strong communicative leader

-able to manage finance in a complex and changing environment

-able to work under pressure to key deadlines


The Children's Society runs over 100 local services that help thousands of young people who desperately need our support, and we campaign to get laws and policies changed to make children's lives happier and safer.

Every day we're changing the lives of children in this country for the better - and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more.

The Children's Society is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services.

The closing date for applications is noon on 8 of October.

Telephone interviews will be held in the week commencing 12 October with a panel interview in the week commencing 19 October 2020.
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Posted on: 21 September 2020
Closed date: 08 October 2020
Job ref: 4005
Tags: Finance