Director of Finance
Job Title: Director of Finance
Hours: Full time/ permanent
Salary: £50K - £55K per annum
Location: Winchester, Hampshire
We are working in partnership with Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium (WSC), an independent educational charity dedicated to sparking curiosity and building science capital for all. Boasting two floors of hands-on interactive exhibits, the UK’s largest standalone planetarium and a wide-ranging events programme, the Science Centre is an important regional hub for informal science learning and a popular visitor attraction for families, schools and the general public.
The charity is looking to appoint a Director of Finance to join the team and help shape the organisation through a period of significant growth. Reporting to the CEO and as part of the Senior Management Team, you will take strategic responsibility for the financial management and direction of the charity. You will ensure the income generation activities are financially viable in order to maintain a sound financial position and operate strategically to meet their charitable aims and objectives. The successful candidate will need to hold a recognised accountancy qualification (preferably ACCA/ CIMA, ACMA or ICAEW) and demonstrate experience in the following:
- Three year’s experience in a management and leadership role
- Managing and motivating a small team
- Producing management accounts
- Business planning
- Monitoring the movement of cash
- Producing/monitoring cash flow for an organisation with a turnover of in excess of £1m
- Managing significant budgets and risk management process
We are seeking an energetic, creative and motivated individual with excellent communication skills and a genuine passion and commitment to the objectives of our charity. You will be a positive self-starter who is able to deliver work that is accurate and to a high standard, and you will be willing to contribute to a culture of collaborative working.
WSC is an equal opportunities employer and a member of the disability confident scheme.
If you feel you have the skills and experience to be successful in this role and drive the team to the next level, then please submit your CV and supporting statement to Jenny Warner, Managing Director of Charisma Charity Recruitment, firstname.lastname@example.org quoting our reference JO1522.
Closing date for applications: 3 June 2018
Interview dates: Mid to late June 2018