• Head of Finance

    Location: Derbyshire Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 Position: Permanent

    Astute Financial Recruitment is working exclusively with a leading Derbyshire-based charity seeking a new Head of Finance to help lead the organisation from both a financial and business-management perspective.

    Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Chief Executive and partnering with other senior management colleagues, you will provide sound financial and business-management advice and contribute to the development and successful implementation of the strategic and business plans.

    This position would ideally suit a qualified accountant with experience in the charity sector.  A legal and / or education-sector background would be advantageous.

    The role:

    • Manage and oversee the finance, HR & IT teams
    • Prepare strategic and business plans including annual budgets and forecasts
    • Develop KPIs and provide accurate reporting to ensure alignment with company strategy
    • Working as part of the senior management team taking responsibility of the group’s business activities
    • Provide sound financial, planning and control advice including financial accounting, management accounting, forecasting, budgeting and management of internal systems
    • Manage the Group’s tax liabilities
    • Statutory reporting
    • Plan and manage cashflow and investment activity
    • Develop relationships with external bodies including bankers, investment managers and auditors

    The person:

    • Qualified (ACCA, ACA, CIMA or equivalent) accountant
    • A strong technical accounting background and experience of contributing to the strategic and business-planning process
    • Charity experience is preferred, legal and education is advantageous
    • Strong commercial and business awareness
    • Highly organised with the ability to regularly meet tight deadlines
    • Good knowledge of charity law and regulation and statements of reamended practice (SORP)

    The rewards:

    • £50,000 salary
    • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
    • Very high contribution pension

     

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