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Head of Finance and Operations

Job description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen with a health membership charity for a Head of Finance and Operations on a full-time, permanent basis. You will manage all finance related activities including monthly management accounts and end of year statutory accounts. You will also manage payroll as well as some transactional HR to ensure prompt onboarding and issuing contracts. Additionally, you will manage outsourced contractors to deliver robust and reliable IT, CRM and audit services and all operational services to ensure the charity maintains a safe office environment.


Please note, this organisation offers hybrid working with 1-2 days per week required in the office.  


Additionally, they may consider the role being done over 4 days for the right candidate. Please note, the salary on offer is the FTE.


As Head of Finance and Operations, you will:

- Be an active member of the senior management team working across boundaries to collaborate with other Heads and support the CEO to deliver the charity’s annual operational implementation plan

- Produce both statutory accounts and monthly management accounts

- Lead the annual budgeting process, contribute to the annual business planning activities and provide strategic financial advice in verbal and written format to the CEO, Trustee Board and Council

- Manage internal operations including IT


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 QuickBooks experience

- Have a solid understanding of Charity SORP

- Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

- Have experience managing and reviewing outsourced contracts for services such as IT


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.


As leading charity recruitment specialists and a certified B Corp™, Harris Hill is committed to high and ever-improving standards of equitable and inclusive recruitment. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, sexuality and other protected characteristics.