Business and Finance Director

Michael Page
Birmingham, West Midlands
£44000 - £50000 per annum
17 Feb 2021
10 Mar 2021
JN -022021-2009606
Jane Bagni
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Role is responsible for providing strategic Financial Leadership through planning and robust reporting to ensure financially sustainability and facilitate growth of the organisation in order to maximise impact in line with charitable objectives. In addition this role will oversee HR, IT and H&S

Client Details

My client is a registered charity that was established 50 years ago to improve support in the community for people with disabilities and health conditions. T


  • Provide robust financial information to inform and improve operational management and decision making to further the charities objectives
  • Ensure financial sustainability of the charity and facilitate growth and development to further charitable aims
  • Financial planning including budgeting and forecasting
  • Financial reporting including monthly management accounts
  • Financial compliance including with HMRC and Charity Commission
  • Facilitating Finance Sub Committee of the board in coordination with Treasurer
  • Support Chair of FSC in providing assurance to the Trustees in relation to financial strategy, performance and financial sustainability
  • Effective management of financial risks
  • Oversee and be responsible for the preparation and submission of all statutory
  • financial accounts and returns
  • Oversee the Payroll function and Pension scheme
  • Effective procurement procedures to ensure services are best value for money
  • Responsible for the financial audit
  • Lead with support from CEO on commercial decisions including pricing
  • Identifying efficiencies to ensure the lean operation of the organisation
  • Timely completion of all Statutory returns Act as Company Secretary supporting trustees
  • Oversight of all HR including recruitment, resource planning, pay & rewards, and Health and safety (with support from out-sourced HR support)
  • Oversight and continuous improvement of IT (and data) systems (with support from out-sourced IT support) t


  • Qualified Accountant
  • Previous experience within a senior leadership role and working at board
  • Capable man manager with experience of developing and training capable team members
  • Must have experience of working for a registered charity or health & social care provider
  • Proven track record of facilitating change and continuous improvement
  • Prior track record of successfully implementing new IT systems
  • Good understanding of IT systems including SAGE
  • Positive and solution focused thinking
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Capable of building strong relationships across the organisation and with external partners
  • Proven ability to think and plan strategically and commercially
  • A commitment to human rights and inclusive behaviour

Job Offer

£44,000 - £50,000 plus benefits