Head of Finance #363

London, UK
£45,000 - £50,000
15 Feb 2021
15 Mar 2021
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Head of Finance #363

£45,000 - £50,000

London, UK


Our partner works supports a range of initiatives tackling poverty and injustice. The range from education and healthcare initiatives, and community development. They are seeking a hands on Head of Finance to lead the finance function through a new strategic period of growth.


  • As a member of the senior management team, responsible for contributing to the strategic direction of the charity, and acting as an advisor to the CEO and Board Members.
  • Responsible for creating the annual organisational budget, and maintaining the long-term running budget and financial forecasting.
  • Oversight of the finance function and financial operations, including developing the appropriate risk management, control and financial policies, procedures and systems; overseeing all accounting practices; the payroll and tax functions; and pension provisions.
  • Responsible for preparing the year-end accounts and annual reports, and preparing for the external and grant audits.
  • Responsible for preparing management accounts for internal use, and quarterly analysis and reports for the board.
  • Requirements

  • Qualified accountant with an all-round technical charity finance background and commercial acumen, and experience working in a leadership role, and in a strategic, advisory capacity.
  • Strong analysis, report writing, and IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills, able to work effectively with junior and senior colleagues, as well as internal and external stakeholders.
  • Open to working in a Christian organisation
  • This role is home-based during the COVID-19 pandemic and whilst government restrictions are in place; once these are lifted there will be some office-based work required.

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