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Head of Finance - Part-time - UK Charity - £50k pro-rata

Head of Finance - Part-time - UK Charity - £50k pro-rata

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £51000 per annum + pro-rata

  • Contact:

    Jamie Reynolds

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  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

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A London regional arm of a large UK charity is seeking an experienced and fully-qualified Head of Finance for a part-time (minimum 3 days) role. The successful candidate will report directly to the CEO and will lead on the charity's financial management, alongside other areas such as health & safety, IT and HR (Payroll).


The role will involve:


-Ensuring the provision of robust financial advice to the Chief Executive, the Board of Trustees and other senior management colleagues

-Providing an effective financial management service to the charities and subsidiary companies

-Contribute to the implementation of the organisation's strategic plan, annual and medium term financial planning

-Provide timely advice on new business and project initiatives and develop analysis of performance

-Ensure provision of robust accounting information for use by middle managers in planning and controlling the income and expenditure of the charities and subsidiary companies

-Plan and manage cash flow and support the Treasurer in the management of the charity's investment portfolio

-Ensure the statutory annual accounts for the charity are prepared for consideration by the Board of Trustees and liaise with the auditors

-Be the authorised official for the charities and subsidiary companies for HMRC purposes

-Ensure there is efficient management of outsourced services for payroll

-Oversight management of all legacies and to work in conjunction with Marketing Manager on any promotional materials

-Involvement in management accounts, variance analysis and budgeting

-To lead on procurement and facilities and equipment management, including health and safety

-Review and evaluate the impact of changes and implementation of management systems

-Corporate governance duties as and when required


Candidate requirements:


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

-Prior experience managing an accounting department of a small or medium sized charity

-Demonstrable experience of managing and motivating a team

-Experience of developing, delivering and monitoring financial strategy.

-Experience in the preparation, monitoring and reporting of budget and financial management information

-Awareness of company secretarial, legal and tax issues relating to companies and ideally charities.

-Excellent communication skills with the ability to present to a broad range of people internally and externally including non-financial specialists.

-Good knowledge of tax and charity VAT

-Experience with health & safety, IT and HR processes and procedures (desirable)


Please send your CV for immediate consideration.

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