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Head of Finance

Head of Finance

Job title: Head of Finance   
Location: London 
Salary: up to 70k  

Our client, a leading charity organisation within the healthcare sector are looking for a Head of Finance to join their pioneering team. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in managing the lead on the financial accounting and control strand, ensuring integrity and probity of the charity’s finances and a smooth, effective year-end audit process. They will also be responsible for overseeing financial systems development, maintenance and support for all users across the organisation. 

If you’re a logical thinker, confident in leading teams and have excellent communication skills, then you will love this role. 
Skills and Experience: 

  • CCAB qualified 
  • Experience in the charity sector at a similar level with the complexity levels of RFC 
  • Experience of year-end audit, preparation of financial statements under Charity SORP,   fund accounting and treasury management. (Essential) 
  • To have excellent communication skills both verbally and written 
  • To be willing to continue updating own knowledge and skills 
  • To be self-confident and willing to take responsibility 

Role & Responsibilities: 

  • Financial accounting and production of statutory and annual accounts 
  • External audit overview and relationship management with external auditors 
  • Maintenance of the accounting system, support for its users and systems development 
  • Management of monthly accounting calendar 
  • Chart of accounts management, effective and timely processing of financial transactions for the full integrity of the charity’s, subsidiaries’ and the group’s accounts 
  • Development, maintenance and updating of financial policies and procedures and oversight of the Statement of Delegated Authorities (SoDA) for the group 
  • Management of the charity’s funds in line with SORP, oversight of Special Purpose Funds (SPFs), and strict administration of these in line with covenants, rules and regulations 
  • Ensure there are effective processes for accounts payable and accounts receivable functions 
  • Develop, maintain and manage the fixed assets register, including revaluations of assets 
  • Companies House and Charity Commission filings/returns and delivery of statutory returns e.g. ONS annual surveys, HMRC surveys and returns, etc. 
  • Oversight of all taxation matters for the charity, subsidiaries and the group as a whole 
  • Development and management of RFC’s capital expenditure programme 
  • Responsible for full balance sheet management and all related controls and reconciliations 
  • Strategic Finance and Treasury Management 
  • Lead and manage own staff, delivering effective line management of direct reports 
  • As part of the corporate management team, work across the charity with other departments on projects, and take part in corporate events and working group 
  • Develop own departmental annual business plans 
  • Attend subsidiary board and charity committee meetings as required 

If this role sounds like something you would be interested in simply click “apply” and one of our consultants will contact you to get things rolling.

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