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Head of Finance - FTC

Hays Senior Finance
Wiltshire, Swindon, England
GBP54000.0 - GBP58000.0 per annum + £54,000 - £58,000pa on a six-month FTC
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Social care and welfare
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
From our office

Job Details

Your new company
Healthcare Trust based in Swindon, Wiltshire
Your new role
Head of Finance reporting into the Chief Clinical Operations Executive with responsibility for 4 direct reports.
What you'll need to succeed
The client is looking for an ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified or QBE finance professional with ideally proven experience within the social care or charity arenas in a managerial capacity.
The client would ideally be looking for someone to be in post by 10th June 2024 and so availability for this date is paramount.

The successful candidate will be employed on an initial six-month fixed term contract and will have responsibilities covering, but not exclusively:

  • Budgetary Control - Preparation, agreement and submission of the final budget to the Finance & General Purposes Committee (F&GP) for approval. Budget monitoring for departmental managers. Implementing financial management mechanisms. Review and evaluation of processes for cost-reduction, the preparation of monthly MI packs and cashflow forecasting.
  • Accounting - Maintenance of financial records, review and maintenance of policies and procedures and adherence to current legislation. Install and maintain systems of internal control along with oversight of the day-to-day financial operations. Monthly management accounts and wider support on DWP compliance. Develop the current pricing structure and also develop internal and external stakeholder relationships. Responsibility for the fixed asset register and post depreciation.
  • Strategy - Develop and maintain business performance alongside the Senior Management Team with strategic planning and decision-making.
  • Administration - Lead on Trust IT requirements, manage existing contracts for utilities and fleet, estate management, personnel management and take responsibility for ongoing necessary training where required.

What you'll get in return
For undertaking this role, the successful candidate will be paid between £54,000 - £58,000pa on a six-month fixed term agreement along with very good benefits, pension and annual leave entitlement. The role is fully office-based in Swindon with car-parking.
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