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Sole-charge Director of Business Support - Finance - £55k

Sole-charge Director of Business Support - Finance - £55k

A small medical focused membership charity based in central London is seeking a qualified finance professional for a role as Director of Business Support (Finance). The role can be offered on either a 4 day or 5 day per week basis, and reports directly to the Chief Executive. This is a stand-alone finance position and the role will involve everything from basic financial processing, to management and year-end accounts alongside budgeting and strategy.

The role will involve:

-You will be a one-person Finance Department. You will manage all aspects of the finances of the society and the trading arm, including the annual audit. You will advise on medium- and long-term financial strategies

-One of a three-person senior management team, working closely with and reporting directly to the Chief Executive

-You will help ensure that the charity uses its resources optimally

-In time, you will oversee the customer relationship management system, CiviCRM, ensuring we get the most from the system

-Accounting duties include: purchases, income and membership subscription income, monthly management accounts and reports, bank reconciliations, leading on annual audit, BACS processing, preparing notes for finance board meetings, VAT calculations, payroll, pension management, investment management with fund manager, fixed asset register, strategic financial resources planning and other ad-hoc finance tasks.

Candidate requirements:

-Fully-qualified accountant essential for this role.

-At least two years' experience of lead responsibility for managing the finance function of a UK charity or membership organisation of similar size

-Extensive experience of financial audit, either as an independent auditor or through preparing complete audit files, financial statements and notes for independent audit

-Experience completing management accounts, year-end, charity VAT and budgeting experience

-Some senior management experience within a charity, membership organisation or similar

-Fully competent using the Sage 50 accounting software package

Please send your CV for immediate consideration