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Head of Finance

Job description

Harris Hill are thrilled to be partnering with Camphill Village Trust in their search for a Head of Finance.

Camphill Village Trust has an aim of empowering people with disabilities to lead more connected, fulfilled lives with meaning and purpose.

In this role, you will lead the Finance team to deliver a first-class finance service to the charity. This will include business partnering, financial modelling, budgeting, and forecasting, commissioner negotiations, financial controls, developing the financial strategy and supporting the change agenda across the organisation.

The role of Head of Finance is a home-based role, however you will be expected to travel to the Trust’s communities and other relevant locations on occasion. The role is on a full-time, permanent basis.


As Head of Finance at Camphill Village Trust, you will:

  • Be responsible for the operational management of all aspects of the charity’s finance function

  • Lead on the production of the statutory and management accounts in a timely and accurate manner in line with appropriate timetables

  • Create and monitor the finance roadmap for implementation of projects with timescales and budget and report progress

  • Support the Resource Director in designing, developing, implementing and delivering the financial strategy

  • Manage, motivate, and develop your direct reports and virtual team members to deliver an effective service to support the organisation's business plan


The successful applicant will:

  • Have significant demonstrable experience in finance within the charity sector, in a similar role

  • Be fully qualified (hold a Professional Chartered Accountancy Qualification)

  • Have knowledge and experience of charity accounts and SORP

  • Have experience of leading a finance function

  • Have experience of preparation of management accounts and annual accounts

  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal


If this sounds like you and you're keen to hear more, please do get in touch ASAP!

Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted with further information.

To find out more: you can also visit our Camphill Village Trust microsite, where you'll find more about the organisation's work and values, and a detailed information pack for this role containing the full job description and person specification.

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partners.