Director of Finance and Corporate Services

Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Up to £58,000 per annum + benefits
26 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

The Hospice of St Francis, Berkhamsted – Director of Finance and Corporate Services                         

Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum + benefits

At the Hospice of St Francis we're an optimistic and visionary organisation. And we've got good reason to be. We all share the same voice when it comes to supporting people with life limiting illnesses, their carers and families. We have also been awarded Outstanding by the CQC for the care and support we offer. We are based in the historic town of Berkhamsted in Hertfordshire and are surrounded by wonderful countryside yet only 30 minutes away from the centre of London by train.

We are currently looking for a dynamic Director of Finance and Corporate Services to build on our significant achievements to date and help drive the organisation forward at an exciting time. As Director of Finance, you will:

  • Provide oversight and strategic leadership to ensure Hospice of St Francis (HoSF) continued and ongoing financial health.
  • Provide corporate oversight of the financial and legal affairs of HoSF ensuring all financial activities are carried out in compliance with statutory, regulatory and contractual requirements.
  • Promote and guide commercial awareness, identifying, advising and directing on effective growth paths.
  • Play a significant role as a member of the organisational management team to lead a strong, sustainable and innovative future for the Hospice

The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding leadership skills, with the ability to take a considered and clear view on strategic issues and areas of risk.  With significant experience of providing quality strategic financial leadership and experience of collaborative working at an executive level, they will lead and manage a multi-functional team, including the management of IT, Facilities and Finance managers. 

Experience of charity management, risk management, financial statement preparation and audit process management is essential, as is knowledge and experience of multi-project/contract funding environments.

This is a demanding but highly rewarding position that will be suited to a highly motivated, solution-focused and commercially astute senior finance manager.  It will offer you the opportunity to use your strategic and leadership skills in a forward thinking Hospice setting.

If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this role, and details on how to apply, please send your CV to  Alternatively, please contact Ros Findlay-Pix on 020 7820 7329 or Abigail Ashmead on 020 7820 7318.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Friday 25th August 2017

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