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Interim Head of Finance

Location: London, Greater London
Sector: Charity
Date Posted: 27/10/2021
Salary: £53,000 - £56,000 per year
Specialism: Finance
Ref: RB18403
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Are you seeking a contract offering full responsibility of finance operations? Want to take on a critical role in maintaining a successful finance function for a charity touching the lives of many people in challenging circumstances? Could you keep the business-as-usual processes ticking over as well as assisting with business planning and strategic decisions? If yes, this could be your next role!

My client is a respected national charity seeking an Interim Head of Finance with overall responsibility for the day to day running of finance on an initial six month fixed term contract. Key responsibilities are:

  • Leading the complete finance function and managing the relationship with the outsourced IT provider.
  • Preparing draft management accounts reports with commentary for the Finance Director to review and sign off.
  • Having full responsibility for all financial planning and analysis you will lead on all budgeting and forecasting.
  • Work closely with the Finance Director on business cases and plans and any applications for external grants.
  • Managing the finance system and overview all processes and controls ensuring any improvements are rolled out effectively.
  • Leading on complex Tax and VAT matters ensuring the organisation complies with necessary regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Managing the finance team, offering opportunity for necessary development and training and ensuring a high performing culture.

The role is based in South West London though staff are currently enjoying significant flexible and home working. This position would best suit a fully qualified Accountant who has had previous experience in the not-for-profit sector.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a fully qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA)
  • Have previously led on month and year-end reporting.
  • Be a strong communicator.
  • Have proven experience in the charity sector.
  • Be self-motivated, driven and ambitious.
  • Have previously managed staff.

CVs are being reviewed as they come in and the post can close as soon as the appointable candidate comes forward so please apply now if you meet the requirements above.

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