Head of Finance, Audit & Procurement

London (Greater)
c. £55k
03 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Finance & Legal

Head of Finance, Audit & Procurement

YMCA West London

c. £55k

YMCA is the world's largest youth charity. YMCA West London has been a presence in the area for nearly 150 years delivering accommodation and community services across the London boroughs of Ealing, Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow. Rooted in a Christian ethos, we focus on helping young people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, and our services include providing bed spaces for 388 young people (16-35) with housing and support needs, foyers, health and wellbeing services, youth support and advice, café lounge, education and training, and a wide range of children and families work.

In common with many charities in the sector, our operating environment has never been tougher, and we have undertaken an extensive review of our structure and operations in order to respond to the major challenges we’re facing. This new role will develop a clear and business-focused finance function, strategic but also responsive where necessary. You’ll oversee budgetary control, treasury management, financial reporting and risk management, as well as audit and procurement, and will be a key member of our Executive Team.

A qualified accountant, you’ll bring an impressively rounded portfolio of technical experience and expertise, with particular knowledge of housing finance and the regulatory roles of the HCA and the Charity Commission. Strong management and strategic ability is essential, and you should be a clear and persuasive communicator at all levels. As the principal source of financial advice and guidance for the organisation, your leadership, analysis and professionalism must be of the highest calibre, and you will be able to offer exceptional levels of assurance to trustees.  Finally, experience in the housing or voluntary sector would be an asset.

For an informal discussion, please contact our Interim Chief Executive, Kevin Lowry on 020 8832 1556.
For further information and how to apply please visit: http://resourcingmicrosites.co.uk/ymca-england/
No agencies please
Closing date: 12 noon, 21 October 2016