Head of Finance

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Charity Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Robert Anderson

  • Contact email:

    robert.anderson@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-12

Altum Consulting is delighted to be partnering with Goodenough College, London's finest postgraduate residential community, in its search for a new Head of Finance.

 

Reporting into the Director of Finance & Resources, you will have oversight of the Financial Administration, Financial Accounting and Management Accounting for the organisation.

 

Your duties will include:

  • Management of the finance team including Management Accountants, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Credit Control
  • Working with the management accountant on financial planning, producing budgets and ensuring efficient month-end processes are in place
  • Produce the draft annual financial statements and act as the main point of contact for the auditors
  • Producing annual draft budgets and md-year reforecasts
  • Working closely with the wider organisation to ensure stakeholders understand their finances and have positive working relationships with the finance team
  • Ensure strong and effective financial controls are in place
  • Recruit, train and mentor staff as necessary to fulfil finance's obligations

 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA or equivalent)
  • Have strong leadership skills and experience, including the ability to problem-solve
  • Have technical understanding of charity accounting requirements
  • Have strong understanding of VAT and partial exemption
  • Have previous experience of line management

 

To apply for this exciting position please submit your CV today.

Head of Finance