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Business and Finance Director

Job description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen with a learning disability charity for a Business and Finance Director, on a full-time, permanent basis. You will provide strategic financial leadership through strategic planning and robust reporting to ensure financial sustainability and facilitate growth of the organisation in order to maximise impact, in line with the charity’s objectives.


Please note, this role is predominantly remote based with the requirement to meet with the team one day per week.


Additionally, applicants looking for part-time - 4 days per week may be considered. 


As Business and Finance Director, you will:

- Provide robust financial information to inform and improve operational management and decision making to further the charity's objectives

- Ensure financial sustainability of the charity and facilitate growth and development to further charitable aims

- Be responsible for financial planning including budgeting and forecasting

- Act as Company Secretary supporting trustees to ensure all legal and statutory compliance with Charitable Articles and Charity Commission requirements

- Have oversight of and be responsible for continuous improvement of IT (and data) systems (with support from out-sourced IT support) to ensure efficient and effective workflow across the organisation


The successful applicant will:

- Have significant demonstrable experience in finance within the charity sector, in a similar role

- Be fully qualified (hold a Professional Chartered Accountancy Qualification)

- Have a proven ability to think and plan strategically and commercially

- Demonstrate a good understanding of IT systems

- Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal


If this sounds like you and you're keen to hear more, please do get in touch ASAP!


Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted with further information.


As leading charity recruitment specialists and a certified B Corp™, Harris Hill is committed to high and ever-improving standards of equitable and inclusive recruitment. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, sexuality and other protected characteristics.