Head of Finance| £48-50k | 1 year FTC| Semi-Remote Working |Education Charity
This Head of Finance position is a fantastic opportunity to join a small but ambitious charity to cover a maternity leave. This role will report directly into the Director of Finance and Resources and manage a Finance Officer. This role will maintain the finance function, ensure strong process and controls, deliver the monthly management reports and deliver the annual audit for the charity.
Manage the Finance Officer and ensure accurate transactional management across the finance function.
Provide relevant forecasting information which is aligned with future goals.
Lead and deliver the annual audit.
Produce accurate and timely management reporting for the charity.
Oversee process and project improvement across areas.
Lead on budgeting, forecasting and year-end processes.
Manage the outsourced payroll function.
Work as a business partner to key senior stakeholders across the charity.
Maintain strong technical accounting across month-end processes with a 'hands-on’ approach to finance.
Ideally a fully qualified CCAB accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA).
Experience of managing staff previously.
Ideally have experience of charity accounting and knowledge of Charity SORP but not essential.
Strong excel and/or system skills.
Experience of working with and explaining financial information to non-finance staff.
A strong communicator with the gravitas to work with senior stakeholders.
Ideally immediately available or available on a short notice
Very flexible working patterns
Working from home 2 days per week
28 days annual leave + bank holidays.
Generous pension scheme with up to 9.5% employer contribution.
Various medical care benefits
A strong staff wellbeing working culture
If this sounds like something that you could be interested in, please get in touch now!