London, Greater London
Dependent on experience
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Job Title: Chief Finance Officer (Interim) 

Contract Type: Fixed term (must be able to start on or before 6th January 2020)

Hours: Full time - 35 hours a week

Location: London (other Prince’s Trust offices in England will be considered)

Our vision at The Prince’s Trust’s is that every young person should have the chance to succeed. Our mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills to live, learn and earn.

You will be joining us as part of a new direction for finance at The Prince’s Trust, in the newly created role of Chief Finance Officer you will work closely with the UK Chief Executive, as a key member of The Trust’s Executive Committee (ExCo) and play a vital role in ensuring a sound & sustainable future for the trust.

In this interim role, you will be responsible for defining the financial strategy in-line with the guidelines set out by ExCo and The Council (our board of trustees), as well as owning responsibility for the overall performance and management of The Trust’s finances, investments and property portfolio, while ensuring that The Trust complies with all statutory and tax requirements and that the financial reporting and financial management systems of The Trust comply with industry standards.

You will be an experienced financial leader, with strong stakeholder management skills and experience in developing, coaching and mentoring a high-performance team within a large national or international organisation (over 30 staff with income profile of £50million+). You must have experience within a charity organisation that has included large project/contract management at a similar level, ideally, serving in a board level role.

We can consider candidates from both a fixed term contract & daily rate background, however, you must be available to start on or before 6th January 2020.


To learn more about the role, please download the job description.


About The Prince’s Trust

We are a youth charity whose mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills, to live, learn and earn. This year we will support more than 70,000 young people through a range of proven programmes, with three in four achieving a positive outcome!

We have a bold ambition to extend the reach and impact of our work and help one million more young people transform their lives over the next ten years.  Our job is to inspire them, support them and release their potential, so that they can thrive and society can prosper.  We will focus on innovation, to ensure we adapt and remain relevant in a rapidly changing world.  We owe it to ourselves and the young people we serve, to do the best work of our lives and to help give them an increasing stake in our economy and society. They are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us.

The Prince’s Trust is committed to safeguarding, protecting and promoting the welfare of the children and young people we work with. Successful applicants to roles at The Prince’s Trust will be subject to criminal vetting checks, and where necessary for the role, a check at an enhanced level will be required.

To apply for this vacancy please go to our website and complete the online application.  To help you with the supporting statement section, you may want to download a copy of the Prince’s Trust Behavioural Framework.



We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you.

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Refreshed on: 20 November 2019
Closed date: 24 November 2019
Job ref: 9229
Tags: Finance, Senior Management

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