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Head of Finance

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Charity & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Job ref:

    RB9354_1574957482

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    26-12-2019

  • Client:

    Robertson Bell

Do you want to and take ownership of a well-known charity's regional finance function?

Would you want to lead a large team and manage financial performance by influencing key senior staff?

Does analysing and communicating long term financial strategy across the business sound appealing to you?

The Role

This is a pivotal position for this well-known large charity in order to deliver the financial goals and objectives across their region. The key responsibilities will be:

  • Leading a team in order to deliver the charity's business plans and provide opportunities for development and growth for staff in the team
  • Manage the full budgeting process including all business planning cycles and forecasting on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Communicate financial advice across multiple areas of the organisation as a strong business partner in relation to financial targets and guide budget holders to help make better informed decisions
  • Ensure business reporting is accurate, relevant and easy to understand for non-finance staff
  • Work effectively with multiple managers across the charity to implement and deliver financial plans across both long and short terms.

The Candidate

  • A fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA)
  • Post qualified experience of managing a finance function, preferably in a large and complex organisation
  • Experience of managing a full budgeting cycle
  • An effective communicator with the ability to work effectively with senior managers from a finance and non-finance background
  • A technically strong individual with the ability to use their initiative to drive processes forward
  • Ideally have some experience of working in the not for profit sector

This is an excellent opportunity to take ownership of a finance function during an exciting period of change and growth. Please apply now as applications are being reviewed daily.