The SF Group have been appointed on an exclusive basis to recruit a permanent Finance Manager for Christian Education/RE Today. This position will play a key role in the strategic development of this growing charity and will allow you to restructure the finance function to provide excellent financial management and a business partnering focus across a range of departments.
Christian Education operates as an umbrella organisation with a number of business strands that are directed to different markets; RE Today, National Association of Teachers of Religious Education (NATRE) and the International Bible Reading Association (IBRA) being the main ones. The objective of the charity is to advance education by promoting lifelong learning in religion and faith for all, as a positive contribution to the wellbeing of society.
The aim is to be a platform and foundation for equipping, supporting and resourcing human flourishing across the globe through the development and provision of first class Religious Education services, materials, guidance and leadership to schools and Churches alike. This is achieved through consultancy, writing / editorial, publishing and marketing and has websites and online shops to for sales and promotion.
The organisation is undertaking an exciting period of significant change and require a qualified accountant to develop finance systems, develop MI reporting to fuel sales strategy and manage the end to end accounting process. This is a standalone role that will see you have full responsibility for budgeting, forecasting, payroll and cash flow management alongside working with SMT advising and supporting new business development.
Reporting directly to the CEO you will; engage in strategic management of the financial activity of the charity and its subsidiaries, and work with operation manager and Business Development Director. There is a strong business case for implementing new finance systems so past experience of identifying and rolling out new systems will be highly desirable. Candidates with SORP and partially exempt VAT accounting knowledge are encouraged to apply.
The ideal candidate will be ACCA/ACMA/ACA qualified and will have proven accounting exposure in Charity or Not for Profit environments and enjoy being hands on and part of the team. You will confident in acting as the sole finance representative for the group, dealing with internal/external customers and playing a leading role in the strategic development of operations.
For more information please contact Paul Robinson at SF Group – 0121 644 4354 / firstname.lastname@example.org. All third party applications will be forwarded to SF Group.