Head of Finance

Michael Page
£51000 - £65000 per annum
09 Feb 2024
08 Mar 2024
JN -112023-6245848
Eloise Bull
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

A fantastic opportunity for a Head of Finance/ someone looking for that next progression step, to join an education based charity. You will be joining a team of 5 where you will lead the finance team successfully supporting on all financial activities. Reporting into the Director of Finance, you will be tasked with setting annual budgets, producing the statutory accounts and ensuring the year end and audit processes run smoothly.

Client Details

Our client is a medium sized education charity, which positively contributes to the lives of young adults. Headquartered in central London, this organisation employs around 100 staff and works with a wide range of educational entities across London.


  • Deliver the annual budget, produce the forecast's and assist in the 5 year strategic plan.
  • Lead on the annual accounts and audit processes.
  • Oversee the production of the management accounts + ensure the day to day operations of the finance team are met.
  • Lead the finance team, ensuring it functions efficiently whilst also ensuring the team is developing and progressing in their individual roles.
  • You will be tasked with building successful and effective relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Review and update financial policies making sure they are up to date.


  • Must be a Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA).
  • Needs proven experience leading a finance team.
  • Requires experience as a Head of Finance or similar.
  • Excellent understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles, practices, budgeting and forecasting.

Job Offer

  • Hybrid working.
  • £57,000-£65,000
  • A supportive and people centred working environment.
  • Opportunity to lead and develop a finance function.
  • The opportunity to make a tangible impact in the not-for-profit sector.

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