Director of Finance & Operations

Director of Finance & Operations

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  • Sector:

    Directors & CEOs, Finance

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  • Salary:

    £59k per year

  • Contact :

    Simon Bascombe

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7311

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Harris Hill is recruiting for a Director of Finance and Operations for this Human Rights Charity based in London.

  • Reporting to: Chief Executive
  • Seniority: Part of the SMT
  • Salary: £59,000pa
  • Management: This is a hands-on role managing 2 staff, plus volunteers and interns
  • Interviews: W/C 4th October, so apply immediately
  • Flexible working is available


  • Relevant accountancy qualifications or appropriate experience
  • At least three years' experience in charity accounts
  • Experience in personnel management in a small/medium sized organisation


  • Responsibility for ensuring effective cross organisational budgeting and planning process, to underpin robust strategic business plans.
  • Monitoring complex budgets is key to maintaining a clear grasp of our expenditure and income related to restricted and unrestricted budgets. Ensuring systems for recording income and producing clear and accurate management information for budget holders.
  • Maintain HR systems. You will be expected to draft HR policy and maintain up to date knowledge and best HR practice throughout the organisation.
  • Maintain and provide Health and Safety, Standing Financial Instructions, Charity Commission returns, and Board administration.
  • Support the charity in ensuring that it safeguards the wellbeing of its staff, IT infrastructure and the physical environment
  • Maintain accurate and up to date financial, including preparing quarterly management accounts and annual statutory financial accounts.
  • Prepare annual budgets and monitor cash flow projections based on the business and operational plans
  • Produce regular (normally quarterly) management accounts, including budget variances and agreed performance indicators
  • Prepare annual statutory accounts, liaising with the Treasurer as required