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Assistant Director of Group Finance - Children's Charity - c£65k

Assistant Director of Group Finance - Children's Charity - c£65k

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    Finance & Accountancy

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    £65k per year

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    Finance Team

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    about 3 years ago

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A well regarded national Children’s Charity headquartered in central London is seeking an Assistant Director of Finance to play a lead role in the financial leadership of the organisation. The successful candidate will be responsible for financial planning, strategy and controls for a complex, multi-entity organisation. Applicants will have a passion for the sector, and detailed understanding of consolidated group accounting in a charity setting.

Duties will include:

-Developing and producing high quality and timely financial and performance management information tailored to the needs of audiences that include trustees, senior managers, budget holders and funders

-Managing the financial planning process including multi-year budgets and forecasts

-Managing and motivating the finance team

-Ensure robust financial controls throughout the charity and it’s multiple entities

-Prepare annual audit and charity SORP accounts

-Produce timely management information and reports for CFO

-Leading on strategic risk planning and financial modelling

Candidate requirements:

-Fully-qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)

-Line management experience

-Experience managing a multi-cost centre budgeting and forecasting process

-Deep understanding of charity accounting including restricted funds

-Experience in preparing group financial accounts under charity SORP

-Exposure to tendering and bidding in the funding process

-Project Management and charity VAT experience strongly desirable

-Excellent financial systems knowledge

The charity is projected to grow significantly over the next few years, and this role would represent a fantastic opportunity for a highly driven sector finance professional.

Please send your CV for further consideration.