Director of Business & Finance

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27 Jun 2017
25 Jul 2017
Recruitment Team
Part Time
Contract Type

Director of Business & Finance
£40,000 per annum (pro rata)
Part Time – 3 days per week
Up to 39 days holiday per year

We are now looking to recruit a Director of Business & Finance to join our team in Oxford and provide the leadership required to enable One-Eighty to achieve its vision, mission and development strategy.

The Role
As our Director of Business & Finance, you will establish and develop business support functions including financial security, information management, and human resource development, and promote One-Eighty’s reputation for providing innovative, high quality services.  You will be expected to:

  • Be responsible for all aspects of financial management and planning including the creation of budgets and yearly accounting
  • Be responsible for the planning, setting up, of financial and contractual arrangements for all One-Eighty offices
  • Develop delegated budgets, policies and financial systems which allow for the effective management of budgets by team leaders
  • Support the leadership team and budget holders by developing systems for monitoring, forecasting and managing key performance and financial targets with datasets (dashboards), communication and regular briefings
  • Set and monitor all fundraising targets and taking actions where applications for funding are not successful or fall below expected targets
  • Design and implement new long-term strategies to grow income streams in partnership with the Leadership Team
  • Generate new leads and partners to establish feasible growth locations for One-Eighty
  • Support the Development Manager to build upon and manage a diverse portfolio of key funders, trusts, foundations, partners and other advocates in our key markets
  • Line management of staff responsible for development (which includes communications and marketing) and Finance Team. This will also include support and liaison with Team Leaders in their role in supporting business related staff in satellite locations
  • Keep up to date with all relevant policy changes in our key markets
  • Be responsible for ensuring compliance with all statutory aspects of running a charity
  • Be responsible for ensuring all organisational policies are being communicated, implemented and reviewed regularly to trustees, staff, contractors, and volunteers
  • Monitor IT strategy, structures and systems to ensure they meet the current needs and enable and support the Charity to grow and operate effectively
  • Together with the Chair, enable the Board of Trustees to fulfil its duties and responsibilities for the proper governance of the Charity and to ensure that the Board receives timely advice and appropriate information on all relevant matters

The Candidate
To be considered for our Director of Business & Finance role, you will have the following skills and experience:


  • Degree or graduate-level qualification preferably in a numerate subject, such as business or economics.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience setting and managing complex budgets, financial management and financial control
  • Evidence of financial skills to plan and optimise the use of resources in a robust way
  • Commercial acumen with demonstrable experience of developing and implementing organisational and financial strategies
  • Ability to cultivate and sustain effective relationships at all levels, with a wide range of partners and individuals
  • Effective and excellent communication skills with people at all levels (verbal and written
  • Ability to work as part of a small team, and able to work on own initiative – prioritising workload, manage time and meet deadlines
  • Competent in supporting and leading a team where you will be required to make executive decisions
  • Flexible approach to dealing with competing and changing priorities
  • Proficient working knowledge of IT packages incl. MS Office applications, databases and the internet Desirable
  • Excellent negotiating and influencing skills and an ability to think innovatively and to persuade others to engage with new ways of working
  • Experience of ensuring compliance with the requirements of regulatory and statutory bodies, best practice and relevant legislation
  • Evidence of ability to develop and coach others to improved performance

If you feel you have the skills for our Director of Business & Finance role, please apply now!

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