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Part-time Finance Director - Education charity - £60-70k p-rata

Part-time Finance Director - Education charity - £60-70k p-rata

A highly specialised education charity is seeking a technically savvy part-time Finance Director to join the team based in central London. The role will be for 20 hours per week and is a crucial hire for the organisation.

The role represents a chance to join a highly technical and innovative organisation that focused on overcoming the 'skills gap' in the UK economy. The charity connects students with high profile UK businesses and leaders.

Applicants should be technically savvy and have good knowledge of digital systems and processes.

The role will involve:

-Leadership of the finance and accounting strategy and functions and to work with the Chair to develop and implement finance and business strategy.
-Reporting to the Chair, the Part Time Finance Director will be responsible for providing leadership on finance and accounting strategy and functions and have overall responsibility for financial and management accounts and financial reporting systems.
-Help develop and implement the Finance and Business strategy and will take a fundamental role in the organisation's management programme. You will be responsible for coordinating corporate finance and managing and developing company policies.

-Provide leadership on the finance and accounting strategy, to optimise the financial sustainability and development of the Charity
-Contribute fully to the development of strategy across all areas of the organisation, challenging assumptions and decision making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and drivers
-Form a close working relationship with the Chair and other Trustees and senior managers and lead on financial reporting to the Board, Finance Committee and Trustee Committees
-Ensure that the financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth
-Advise the Trustees and take responsibility for cash management and investment policies
-Fulfil the statutory duties of the Company Secretary.

Candidate requirements:

-You must be a CCAB fully qualified accountant with good technical accounting skills and proven experience of financial and management accounts production and business intelligence reporting.
-Commercially astute and articulate, the charity are looking for a consistent and strong leader with the ability to work at both a strategic and operational level and bring an innovative approach.
-You will take responsibility for overseeing change and improvement in the membership and accounting and management information systems whilst also supporting wider organisational cultural change. Proven track record of system development and change management is desired.
-Ideally you will have breadth of exposure to both commercial and charity organisations and have experience in reporting at Trustee level. What is required is resilience, flexibility, and the ability to cope with pressure, a demanding workload, and rapid change.

Please send your CV for immediate consideration.