You will join us as Head of Finance in our successful and highly regarded charity, Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW). Providing leadership and direction to our Finance Team of ten, you will be joining at an exciting time in the development of the finance department and systems, and its support to the charity.
Head of Finance Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Finance, you will manage a complex work programme along with competing demands and priorities including the line management of the finance team and the responsibility for delivering organisation wide financial expertise.
Head of Finance Requirements:
Qualified as an accountant, (ACA qualified and relevant professional membership) it is essential that you have extensive knowledge and experience of charity accounting, taxation and financial reporting systems, combined with excellent analytical and presentation skills.
To be successful, you will be progressive and forward thinking with a continuous improvement mind-set. You will be personable, with strong relationship building skills and the confidence to engage with a range of people at all levels within the organisation. Highly motivated and pragmatic, you will have an excellent attention to detail and the ability to take an overarching view in the best interest of the charity.
If you think this role is for you and would like an informal discussion before applying then please contact the HR Team on 01271 313091 or email email@example.com to find out more, and/or to make an appointment for a visit or a call with our Director of Finance.
You may have experience of the following: Financial Director, Financial Controller, Head of Finance, Accountant, Management Accountant, Commercial Accountant, Assistant Financial Controller, Qualified Accountant, Finance Manager, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, etc.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 23rd October 2022
Anticipated interview date: Thursday 10th November 2022
About Children’s Hospice South West:
Since 1991 CHSW’s story is one of phenomenal growth, such that we are now one of the largest, and certainly most geographically extensive, children’s hospice organisations in England. We have developed a highly successful record of fundraising and high-quality service delivery to children and families across the South West region, which stretches from South Gloucestershire and Wiltshire in the East to the Isles of Scilly in the far West.