Director of Finance

Director of Finance

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    £60k - 65k per year

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    Simon Bascombe

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    over 2 years ago

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Harris Hill are recruiting for a Director of Finance for this well-established Charity based in Dorset

You will work closely with the CEO ensuring that the Finance and Audit committee and the board of trustees are kept abreast of developments and consulted appropriately on all relevant matters including being responsible for managing and developing Pension and Investments, Risk management and financial policies and procedures.

The position is responsible for developing systems and processes that provide effective financial management for the Charity.

The role requires you to participate in developing and implementing a strategic plan that supports the Charity's vision and goals through provision of budget, cash flow and balance sheet projections.

Translate the strategic plan to staff to ensure support; modifies the plan in response to changing internal and external factors.

Provide robust financial and other key performance management information to competitive strengths and manage vulnerabilities.

Safeguard and promote the Charity's vision, values and mission.

Build and maintain a departmental function, operating standards and practices that are responsive and adaptable to evolving business needs and to internal and external customers.

Develop and implement a talent plan for the areas of responsibility, to ensure the right people are in the right place at the right time to meet the strategic needs of the Charity.

Establish and coordinate an adequate structure for the delivery of effective and efficient administrative operations (e.g. Payroll, Sales and Income Management, Purchase Ledger and Procurement, Pensions and Investments and Risk Register)

Participate in formulating and administering Charity finance policies and procedures and acts as the lead in their enforcement.

Direct the functions of budgeting, accounting, reporting, and risk management.
Appraise the CEO and leadership team of the operating results in terms of costs, budget, operating policies, trends etc. offering considered options for action.