Part Time Director of Finance - 9 Month Fixed Term

Part Time Director of Finance - 9 Month Fixed Term

  • Location

    East Sussex

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  • Salary:

    £55k per year + Pro Rata

  • Contact :

    Simon Bascombe

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7311

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Harris Hill is recruiting for a Part Time Director of Finance for this international development charity based in Sussex on a 9-month Fixed Term Contract basis that can go permanent.

Days: 3 days a week
Location: Home working, with 1 day a week at their offices in Sussex
Salary: £55,000pa Pro Rata
Reports to: CEO

Person Specification Knowledge & Experience

  • CCAB Qualified Accountant ideally
  • Experience of producing accounts compliant with the Charities SORP (essential)
  • Good working knowledge of QuickBooks (desirable)
  • Proven track record of working in a small team (essential)
  • Experience of developing and monitoring the implementation of strategies, budgets and operational plans (essential)
  • Experience of producing financial information for Executive Teams and Board (essential)
  • Good understanding and experience in managing restricted funds in terms of monitoring, compliance and reporting (essential), experience with USAID funding (desirable)
  • Good understanding of VAT relating to charities. (essential)
  • Experience of working in the non-profit/charity sector (essential), in international development (desirable)


Strategic Planning, Governance, & Control

  • The Director of Finance is responsible for the preparation of financial information and ensuring that financial controls and governance procedures are undertaken effectively.
  • Leading our finance function and ensuring budget holders, senior colleagues and trustees have the required level of financial information and analysis to make decisions and plan for the future.
  • Responsible for the development of and adherence to financial procedures both within Head Office and business abroad, including analysis of overseas financial regulations and associated risks.
  • Advise on financial planning and strategy throughout the charities strategic periods to ensure strategy has a complementary financial plan.
  • Prepare cash flow forecasts and scenario modelling to assist with Financial Planning.
  • Advise on VAT issues, ensuring best practice and seeking best value