Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: JN -122020-1627915_1607429952
Contact Name: Ben Tibbert
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 08, 2020 12:19

Job Description

This is a great opportunity for a Head of Finance to work for a growing membership body. The organisation is undergoing a significant strategic review and the Head of Finance will be working closely with the Finance Director in delivering changes across the organisation.

Client Details

The Membership Body has over 10,000 members worldwide and is a global leader in training, education and world class qualifications. The organisation has gone through significant growth in the last five years and is seeking to expand its operations overseas, this will require an experienced Head of Finance to support this change.


As the Head of Finance your responsibilities include:

  • Taking the lead all aspects of Finance: Statutory Accounts; Monthly Management Accounts; Cash Flow; Controls, Policies, and Procedures; Financial Compliance and Appraisal; Finance Training; Business Partnering and working with the Senior Management Team.
  • Manage the Budgeting process in an efficient and consultative manner and deliver the operational budgets on time, presenting this to managers or committees as required.
  • Working with Heads of Services to ensure effective Budgetary Management.
  • Acting as a deputy to the Director of Finance on all financial matters.
  • Directly manage the Management and Financial Accountant and lead in their development.


The organisation, based in London, are looking for an aspirational individual who firmly believes in the values and aims of the organisation. The Finance team need a qualified accountant with strong management experience to help lead the organisation through challenges and opportunities.

You will need to have good all-round accounting skills, with the ability to produce Year-End and Management Accounts. Excellent communication skills are a must, and you should be able to effectively partner with a wide-range of senior financial and non-financial stakeholders.

You will have experience of managing a finance team (a minimum of two people), preferably in a Not for Profit setting. It is essential that you can demonstrate strong management skills and evidence managing a team through a cultural change whilst sustaining engagement levels. A manager with great interpersonal skills who is adept at developing and coaching a team would do well here.

Job Offer

£55,000-£65,000 + Excellent benefits