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Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Finance, IT & Facilities, Qualified, Finance & Accountancy

  • Contract type:


  • Salary:

    £124000 - £125000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Angela Chellappah

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Institute of Physics
Chief Financial Officer
Permanent, Full-Time
Salary: £125, 000 p.a. plus benefits

The leading professional body and learned society for Physics in the UK and Ireland, the Institute of Physics (IOP), are recruiting for a Chief Financial Officer to work alongside the Chief Executive Officer. As a trusted voice for the physics community, the IOP is a leading scientific society with a membership ranging from students to those at the top of their fields in academia, business, education and government. Their purpose is to gather, inspire, guide, represent and celebrate all who share a passion for physics and a key strategic objective to tackle the challenges of diversity and inclusion within physics and to bring many more young people in to physics from under-represented backgrounds.

We are seeking a commercially-minded Chief Financial Officer to play a key role in the IOP's Executive Team in delivering the strategic plan. The CFO will help to shape the work of the organisation in delivering this ambitious strategy, to form strong and effective stakeholder relationships, help to ensure the long-term financial resilience of the charity, and that the IOP maintains demonstrable best practice in its governance and compliance work. In addition, the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for ensuring that Group accounting and audit functions are carried out in accordance with relevant charity and company registrations - in so doing, providing the CEO and the IOP's Council of Trustees with the assurance needed on the overall financial health and compliance of the Group.

You will be a Qualified Accountant with a drive for results and a strong commercial acumen. You will possess strong and demonstrable leadership experience at executive level, and also have led development and change through the use of well-positioned finance and governance functions. You will have strong interpersonal and analytical skills and a proven experience in developing, embedding and managing robust processes and following continuous improvement principles.

To find out more information about this great opportunity, please email us along with a copy of your CV. For an informal discussion, please contact our retained advisors at TPP Recruitment: Angela Chellappah on 020 7198 6050 or Brigitte Stundner on 0207 198 6060.

The closing date for applications is 9am Friday 12th March, 2021.