Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Reference: RB7179_1560975409
Contact Name: Stuart Thomson
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 19, 2019 21:16

Job Description

Are you looking for a senior finance role within a renowned and esteemed organisation? Are you academically minded, with high standards of presentation and a strong intellect? Do you want to work in an environment of considerable prestige and take pride in the influence of your role?

My client is a London-based registered charity whose income comes from their highly respected research work. They have a history of influencing government and policy through their work and are considered a leader in academic research.

As Head of Finance, you will:
*Take responsibility for the day to day running of the small finance department, supervising staff and ensuring transactional processes are efficient at all stages
*Ensure financial controls are adhered to, lead on the production of monthly, quarterly and annual accounts
*Liaise with project managers around the business, involving budgeting & forecasting and reporting to funders
*Lead on budgeting and management reporting, engaging at Board level
*Develop and apply an understanding of the nature of a research organisation to lead a drive towards a modern, collaborative approach, ensuring systems are implemented and used effectively.

On offer is the chance to work in an intellectually stimulating, highly prestigious environment with like-minded colleagues. As such, candidates with strong academic backgrounds will fare well and this will be a fantastic opportunity for someone to develop skills while contributing to a highly respected organisation.

To be considered, candidates should be:
*Fully qualified accountants who can present with credibility to finance and non-finance individuals within a prestigious academic institution
*First class communicators with exceptional spoken and written presentation abilities
*From a research, academic, or charity background - candidates who qualified in practice will be particularly desirable for this position.

Applications are under review from now. If this role is of interest, please submit an application without delay to be considered!