Assistant Director of Finance

Job Title: Assistant Director of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £55000.00 - £57000 per annum
Reference: 3729083_1577787548
Contact Name: Catherine Hill
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 31, 2019 10:19

Job Description

Assistant Finance Director for a major charity with a key regional office in Leeds

Your new company
A major international charity with key offices in Leeds

Your new role

You will lead the finance function for a £30 million turnover division of a major international charity. This is a high profile senior role supporting the Director with the development and management of the area finances and financial contract management through the provision of excellent financial management, business planning, commercially focused reports and performance indicators and displaying an understanding of the Region/Nation aims and have the ability to connect with operational colleagues.

This role will also champion best practice in monitoring and evaluating financial performance in the current multi-year operational plan and shape future operational plans in line with the strategic aims. Specifically lead on the budgeting process, develop good quality forecasting, enhance self-service reporting and provide specialist financial advice for informed decision-making for the Region/Nation Senior Management teams. Key Responsibilities: Identify business improvement strategies, ensuring that actions are taken to meet the organisation's budget and financial targets by providing insightful, high-quality financial analysis on business performance. Identify, resolve and appropriately communicate critical financial and business issues Maintain an oversight of all tenders, funding opportunities and bids within the region/nation including oversight of the costing and pricing of bids that will dictate contract performance. Transform data into relevant information; identify trends, and deep-dive into variances. Use acquired skill and insights to better understand what drives business results

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified accountant with significant PQE and strong leadership skills. You will have a dynamic, energetic and enthusiastic approach to work, a good understanding of effective governance models and risk management frameworks, the ability to challenge budget holders and convince them to take action, able to undertake financial and business modelling to appraise projects and scenario planning with an understanding of the financial risk environment.

What you'll get in return
A competitive salary and benefits package, flexible working opportunities.

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