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Director of Finance

Job description

Harris Hill is recruiting for a Director of Finance for this well-established not-for-profit organisation based in London. (Hybrid)

  • Reporting to: Chief Executive

  • Management: Head of Finance & 2 staff

  • Salary: to £75,000pa

  • Position: Full Time, 5 days a week

  • Hybrid Working: A minimum of 2 days a week is required at their offices in London.

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) is required.


  • To be responsible for all aspects of finance, governance, legal and secretarial activities for the organisations.

  • To provide full support to Finance, Audit & Risk Committee.

  • To lead on the implementation of a finance and accounting system that delivers automation.

  • Work with the senior management team in the support and delivery of the organisation’s strategic objectives.

Main responsibilities

  • Lead on the implementation of a finance and accounting system that delivers automation to ensure that efficient and effective financial processes are in place for day-to-day financial operations including general ledgers, invoicing sponsors, receiving government grant funds, payments to suppliers and payroll, cash flow forecasts, foreign currency exposures and currency management

  • Prepare budgets, financial forecasts, regular management accounts, analyses and insights for presentation to budget holders, the senior management team.

  • Lead and develop the implementation of a finance strategy to support management of resources.

  • Responsible for the preparation of the annual reports and financial statements of all group entities in accordance with UK accounting standards, Charity Commission and company law requirements.

  • Build and support relationships with funding partners from philanthropic foundations to individual donors

  • Provide financial strategic advice

  • Build relationship with the Commission’s investment manager and monitor performance of the investment portfolio.

  • Design and implement the risk management process, ensure that appropriate insurance policies are in place.