Head of Finance
Changing minds, changing lives
Our vision is for a world with good mental health for all.
Our mission is to help people understand, protect and sustain their mental health.
Prevention is at the heart of what we do, because the best way to deal with a crisis is to prevent it from happening in the first place. We inform and influence the development of evidence-based mental health policy at national and local government level. In tandem, we help people to access information about the steps they can take to reduce their mental health risks and increase their resilience
The Mental Health Foundation has an exciting new opportunity for a Head of Finance to join the team and take the lead in providing a high-quality financial management and reporting service to management and Trustees. The role will be based in our London office.
The successful candidate will have experience of all the main elements of organisational financial management including management and statutory accounts production and budget setting plus staff management. You will have excellent personal organisational and communication skills including the ability to explain complex financial information to non-finance managers. A key part of the role will be to work with the Director of Finance & Resources to develop the organisation’s financial systems to deliver an excellent service to all parts of the organisation.
This role will involve providing advice and guidance to managers at all levels, reviewing and developing organisational policies and practices, and managing the day-to-day activities of the London office. You will have line management responsibility for one colleague.
Closing date: Monday 1st October 2018
Interviews: Monday 15th October 2018