Head of Finance

Head of Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50k per year

  • Contact :

    Simon Bascombe

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7311

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Harris Hill is recruiting for a Head of Finance for this Human Rights Charity based in London

Salary: £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits

Work location: Home-based initially due to the Pandemic. Then Flexible working options to be agreed, with 2/3 days working from home.

Contract: Permanent

Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer

Main responsibilities:

  • Member of the Leadership Group and a key adviser to the CEO and the Board of Trustees (particularly the Treasurer)
  • Inspire and lead the Finance team of 2/3
  • Manage the charity's financial operations including income accounting, payroll, pensions, grant payments, insurance and VAT
  • Prepare and present accurate, timely and easily assimilated financial management information and advice, as well longer-term financial forecasts
  • Financial oversight of the Charity's Trading operations
  • Prepare the Charity's and the Trading Company's annual accounts
  • Manage the annual audit process, and other relevant external reporting requirements eg charity commission, VAT, Corporation Tax

About you:

  • Candidates will be a fully Qualified Accountant
  • As a key advisor to the CEO and the Board, suitable candidates will have a natural flair for providing strategic financial advice and will be able to contribute to the strategic direction of the charity.
  • You will have experience of managing annual accounts, audit process, budgeting and re-forecasting, as well the preparation and presentation of financial management information to the Board.
  • Previous experience of working in the charity sector is essential.
  • This is a collaborative team role, where you will be part of an organisation that values everyone's contribution.