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Head of Finance

Queenscourt Hospice
Southport, Merseyside (GB)
£48,378 - £53,752 per annum, pro rata (Dependant on Experience)
Closing date
16 Feb 2024

Job Details

We are looking for someone with strong ethics, who understands the charitable ethos of working with volunteers and understands the importance of a positive and flexible approach to work.

Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • day-to-day accounting and financial management of the charity ensuring financial integrity of the organisation. provision of technical and statutory financial information to support the Trustees, Directors and budget holders. design and delivery of impact reports and the presentation of objective, financially based, ethical advice to influence strategic planning. preparation of statutory year end accounts to audit. line management of the team.

The post-holder will be qualified to Level 4 AAT (Diploma or accounting equivalent) and have experience within a senior financial leadership role. Experience in production of management and year end accounts is crucial to this role, as is experience in the strategising, planning and forecasting of financial reports and data including budgets, cashflow and impact reports.  The successful applicant will have advanced Microsoft Excel skills, along with experience of financial services software.

If you think you are suitable for this role, please apply now using the online application form attached.

Closing date for applications is Midnight Sunday 18th February 2024

Interviews will take place on Monday 26th February 2024

Please contact Debbie Lawson on 01704 517425 for more information or an informal chat.

Application packs and full job description with person specification are available from the vacancies section on our website, Vacancies - Queenscourt Hospice or email

Are you Interested?

We offer:

  • 28 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, rising to 29 and 30 at respective 5 and 10 year anniversaries
  • We recognise NHS service in respect of holidays, sickness and salary
  • We support NHS Pensions contributions for those with eligibility
  • Enhanced maternity, Paternity, adoption and shared parental leave
  • Occupational sickness scheme
  • Access to offers and discounts (including Blue Light Cards)
  • A comprehensive induction program with ongoing training and development
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Access to 24/7 Employee Assistance program (EAP)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Supportive, employee focussed policies along with a wealth of wellbeing initiatives
  • Working in a modern, bright, and welcoming environment
  • Subsidised staff meals
  • Staff receive excellent support and supervision from our management team

*Please note, applicants must be authorised to work in the UK. We are not able to offer sponsorship at this time. Due to the size of our organisation and nature of our business it is critical that we fill vacancies quickly therefore the successful candidate will need to be able to provide evidence of right to work in the UK. As a registered charity we are also unable to offer financial relocation packages*



Queenscourt provides access to Specialist Palliative Care either at home (including care homes), hospital or in Queenscourt via the Inpatient Unit or as an Outpatient. Queenscourt at Home supports patients, and those important to them, to be cared for in their own home, if that is their preference.

Queenscourt has an holistic approach to Palliative Care to ensure patients have their physical, psychological, spiritual and social care needs assessed, and to provide access to multi-professional Health Care Team for specialist support.

Company info
01704 517425
Town Lane
United Kingdom

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