Are you looking for an exciting well rounded Senior Finance position for a fantastic education support charity? Does working on a number of strategic projects and overseeing the finance function sound appealing? Would you benefit from a hugely flexible working culture?
This newly created Head of Finance and Resources position is a fantastic opportunity to join a small but ambitious charity. Due to a pivotal point of growth, this crucial position will report into the CEO and drive forward the financial strategy whilst overseeing the Finance and Resources function of the charity.
Work collaboratively with CEO and other senior stakeholders to drive forward strategic plans as the charity expands.
Provide relevant forecasting information which is aligned with future goals.
Produce accurate and timely management reporting for the charity.
Oversee process and project improvement across areas including finance, HR and IT.
Manage a small team whilst enabling them to deliver accurate delivery of internal operations.
Lead on budgeting, forecasting and year-end processes.
Work as a business partner to key senior stakeholders across the charity including the CEO, Trustees and other Heads of Departments.
Manage and maintain all governance and compliance associated with the charity and act as the point of contact for any queries on this front.
Maintain strong technical accounting across month-end processes with a 'hands-on’ approach to finance.
A fully qualified CCAB accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA).
Experience of charity accounting and knowledge of Charity SORP.
Experience of working with and explaining financial information to non-finance staff.
Ideally have an understanding of managing HR or IT functions however not essential.
A strong communicator with the gravitas to work with senior stakeholders.
Strong excel and/or system skills.
A passion for working within a charity helping to support children.
Very flexible working patterns, including condensed hours, work the hours that suit you and possibility for 4 day a week role (pro rata).
Working from home 3 days per week (potentially more).
28 days annual leave + bank holidays.
Generous pension scheme.
Perkbox benefits (various benefits and discounts).
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced charity finance professional to join a passionate team working towards exciting goals. This charity has developed and expanded over the past few years and this new role will be pivotal in achieving their long-term growth plans.
If this sounds like something that you could be interested in, please get in touch now!