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Head of Finance

Head of Finance

Are you a Head of Finance seeking to work for a well-known medical research charity in London? If you are available to start a role in January with potential of progressing into a Finance Director this could be the opportunity you seek! My client are looking for an experienced Head of Finance such as yourself for a 6-month fixed term contract starting as soon as possible. You will be responsible for managing all the day to day financial administration, and procedures. You will be reporting in to the Director of Finance and Operations supporting with the strategic financial and operational functions of charity.

Job duties:

  • Responsible for producing Management accounts
  • Support the FD with budgets and forecasts
  • Take ownership of Month end reporting and cash flow reports
  • Maintain strong relationships with external stakeholders and auditors
  • Preparation of Charity Annual Report and Financial Statements
  • Act as a Business Partner to support the bid application process and manage projects
  • Manage operational financial controls and implement changes where necessary


As the Head of Finance, you will either be fully qualified or close to completion towards your ACCA or CIMA equivalent. Management experience is required as this position will have one direct report. You will have worked in a similar organisation prior within a charity or not for profit organisation and a passion for medical research. You must be confident with strategic planning, producing and supporting budgets and forecasts as well as the ability to take a lead on the financial year end. To be considered for the Head of Finance position you will need to have proven track record of working within a strategic finance role.

This fixed term contract role is to start as soon as possible and financial modelling and budgeting experience is required. If you have the above background and skillset and keen to know more please apply to TPP Recruitment by sending your CV to

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.