Director of Finance & Admin #725

Hybrid working, UK
c. £65,000
28 Jun 2022
28 Jul 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Director of Finance & Admin #725

c. £65,000

Hybrid working, UK


Our partner, a leading human rights organisation, seeks a Director of Finance & Admin to provide oversight on their finance, admin, IT and HR functions as a member of the senior management team.


  • As a member of the senior management team, to lead on the development and implementation of the organisation’s financial and HR strategy; identify efficiencies and cost savings within the organisation; and support in key financial decision making.
  • Lead the annual budgeting processes, and oversee the budget monitoring and quarterly management accounting & reporting, and cashflow forecasts and reforecasts.
  • Provide oversight on the development of proposals for grants and other bids, ensuring that these are developed on a full cost recovery basis; and oversee the grants compliance & reporting procedures.
  • Provide oversight onto the accounting function, reviewing, strengthening and streamlining processes as required; and ensure that all governance systems are fit for purpose.
  • Lead on the annual accounts preparation and filing of accounts & annual accounts, and the annual audit process.
  • Oversee management of all bank accounts, treasury and the foreign exchange management policy, payroll processing, and VAT filings.
  • IT – oversight of the organisation’s systems and needs, covering data protection and cyber security, and ensuring all services received are on a value for money basis.
  • HR- oversight of the systems & policies; lead on the development of renumeration & rewards, staff development; and develop a positive culture within the organisation.
  • Facilities management


  • Qualified accountant with experience leading the finance & other operative functions in an organisation. Experience of offering strategic advice, delivering on financial & operational strategies, and supporting in financial decision making,
  • Experience in budget preparation, cashflow forecasting & management, leading in the preparation of year-end accounts for a charity, and in full grants cycle management.
  • A leader, a good people manager able to cultivate a positive culture, and drive excellence within the finance & operational teams.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in charity compliance & GDPR
  • Experience of HR & facilities management.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills & interpersonal skills, able to work effectively with a range of internal and external stakeholders – covering the board, senior leadership, junior members of the team, and donors.
  • Strong IT & analytical skills.

This role offers hybrid working with the individual expected to be in the London office 2-3 days/week. This role is only open to those candidates with the right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship. 

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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