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Director of Finance & IT

Director of Finance & IT

  • Location

    Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £75k - 85k per year

  • Contact :

    Simon Bascombe

  • Contact email:

    simon.bascombe@harrishill.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7311

  • Job ref:

    HQ00042221-SimonB

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Closing date:

    2021-04-26

  • Posted:

    2021-05-31

  • Consultant:

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Harris Hill is recruiting for a Director of Finance & IT to support our CEO and Senior Management Team towards successful achievement of this vision. This position directly manages the finance function as well as the IT systems across the organisation.

  • Days: 5 days a week, with flexibility to work from home up to 2 days max. (once the offices are fully opened).
  • Location: Based in Bracknell, Berkshire
  • Salary: £75,000pa - £85,000pa

This is a key role on the senior management team, with strategic responsibility for the charity's financial position and collective responsibility for its overall success, but it is also a hands-on role.

Person Specification:

  • Fully qualified Accountant (CCAB).
  • Operational experience in IT systems.
  • Knowledge of accounting standards, VAT, HMRC and Charity accounting requirements.
  • Strategic focus, demonstrating enthusiasm for the charities vision and purpose.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Finance and IT Department (including the Charities database) and act as lead adviser on all financial matters, ensuring compliance with all legal and financial requirements.
  • Provide oversight and financial control of all areas of the charity's activities.
  • Liaise with the Treasurer and the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee. Take minutes and organise distribution of Trustee papers for meetings.
  • Membership of the charities Retail Committee.
  • Produce the annual Financial Statements in accordance with current legislation and accounting standards, liaising with auditors and ensuring that Accounts are completed accurately within statutory reporting timescales. Co-ordinate the production of the Trustees' Report and Accounts and the Director's Report and Accounts for the trading subsidiary
  • Ensure that the cash flows of the charity are efficiently and prudently managed.
  • Manage the general ledger systems and interfaces from feeder systems, including EPOS software and the charity's main database, ensuring the accuracy of accounting records and maintaining documentation of accountancy procedures.