The Coventry Diocesan Board of Finance (DBF) are partnering exclusively with Robertson Bell to recruit to a Financial Controller role on a permanent, full time basis. The DBF is a charity and limited company and forms part of the network of Christian organisations in the Diocese of Coventry that represents the Church of England in Coventry and Warwickshire. With a network of 200 parishes, they is a Christian presence in every local community and a rich variety of people and traditions.
As an exceptional Financial Controller you will act as deputy to the Director of Finance leading a small team. This role is responsible for the financial reporting, of three connected organisations, the DBF Coventry Cathedral and Together for Change, and will have a key part to play in the forecasting and budgeting for all three. The Financial Controller is an exciting and pivotal position in the finance team and you can expect a wide variety of activity on a regular basis.
The key responsibilities will be:
The successful candidate will have a recognised accountancy qualification and an in-depth understanding of financial management in a complex organisation. Experience of leading and managing a team an aptitude for testing and managing financial controls. In order to apply, candidates must have an up to date knowledge of UK accounting standards and Charities SORP.
Diversity and Inclusion
The Diocese of Coventry is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce which represents all aspects of the communities we are part of and welcomes all applications. We are working toward being more diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability and ethnicity so that we can better reflect the communities we serve. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.
This role will be based with the team in Coventry however, we are flexible on working location and are open to some home working.
The closing date for applications is 21st March 2021. Applications will be under constant review before the closing date so please submit your application to our retained search agent Robertson Bell. Apply now to be considered!