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Director of Finance & Resources

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £57k - 60k per year

  • Contact :

    simon.bascombe@harrishill.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7311

  • Job ref:

    43075

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Simon Bascombe

Harris Hill is recruiting for a Director of Finance & Resources for this International Development Charity based in London

- Hybrid working - A minimum of 2 to 4 days a MONTH is required at their offices in London
- Contract: Full time, 5 days a week
- Reports to: CEO
- Management: 2 direct finance reports in the UK and 5 overseas
- Salary: £57,000pa - £60,000pa

About the role
- The Director of Finance & Resources will be a member of the senior management team and play a crucial strategic part in leading all Finance, IT and HR related strategy and planning.
- Within a growing and ambitious organisation, the Director of Finance & Resources will play an important role in shaping the strategic direction, decision making and operations.
- The successful candidate will be hands-on and participative and will lead and develop an international team to support the following key areas: finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources, administration and IT.

Role Purpose
This role has a strong strategic dimension while also being a hands-on and participative manager to support the strategic financial needs of the organisation, improving business performance, planning and budgeting, ensuring there is effective financial reporting and compliance with all statutory requirements, effective human resource management, administration and IT.
- Business performance, planning and budgeting (30%)
- Strategic (25%)
- Financial Reporting (15%)
- Statutory Compliance (15%)
- HR, Administration, and IT (15%)

Specific tasks
- Expert Advice and Strategy Development
- Financial Reporting
- Budget and Forecasting
- Statutory Compliance
- Tax Compliance
- Human Resources
- Donor compliance and reporting
- Treasury management and foreign exchange
- Finance Systems and Processes and IT
- Company Secretarial

Personal Specification
- Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA, CIMA CIPFA)
- Excellent analytical and interpretive ability
- Experience in the preparation, monitoring and reporting of budget and financial management information
- Experience in group cash flow management and forecasting
- Excellent knowledge of accounting principles and best practice, and the preparation and audit of charity and company financial statements
- Awareness of company secretarial, legal and tax issues relating to companies and ideally charities
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to present to a broad range of people internally and externally, including non-financial specialists