Interim Head of Finance

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  • Sector:

    Charity finance

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  • Salary:

    £62,000 per year

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    4-5 months

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A medium sized Cancer Charity is looking for a Head of Finance to join them for a period of 4-5 months. This role will suit someone who has previous experience within a charity environment and someone who is comfortable coming in and hitting the ground running. 


The key responsibilities will include:

  • Balance Sheet reconciliation
  • Monthly Payroll (ownership of payroll inputs, relationship with external payroll provider, upload of salary payment details to Bank) 
  • Budgeting and forecasting;
  • Actual to expected reconciliation;
  • Cashflow management and forecasting;
  • Bank account reconciliation;
  • Quarterly VAT returns;
  • Managing the Financial Accountant and Management Accountant teams


Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

Essential skills:

  • Highly experienced in a similar role
  • Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CIPFA
  • Passion for the charity sector 
  • Experience using Agresso software
  • Committed, enthusiastic and able to use initiative to drive the organisation forward
  • Excellent communicator, with both internal and external colleagues at all levels

Desirable skills:

Previous experience within the charity or non-profit sectors is highly desirable