Head of Finance and Resourcing

27 Sep 2018
15 Oct 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is the UK's leading charity that supports and represents people who have disfigurements to the face, hand or body from any cause. Their campaigns aim to influence the government, the media and the general public, creating an environment where people with disfigurements are treated fairly across all walks of life.


Head of Finance and Resources

Central London

Remuneration: £50,000 -£57,000



The charity has a dynamic Chief Executive and high ambitions for the people they serve, and they are now seeking a highly experienced finance professional to lead a high-quality finance service and manage the finance team and business support service to the Charity.

Key duties will include leading a small team that is ambitious, innovative and professional to support the charity in achieving its strategic goals and vision, by leading and implementing a first-class financial strategy and plan and ensuring the long-term sustainability of the Charity.


Key responsibilities include:

- Responsible for leading and delivering excellent budgeting, financial reporting, management and systems - to support excellent management and governance of the Charity.

- Providing timely and accurate financial information, reporting, analysis and advice to the Chief Executive, Trustee Board and Committees - to inform robust strategic and operational decision-making.

- Maintaining a compliant restricted funds register and developing effective and efficient ways of working with the fundraising team, ensuring funders receive timely and accurate reports.

- Leading a robust business support function including strategic data gathering and analysis and strong management external suppliers including IT, HR, legal and property.

We are looking for a candidate who demonstrate a strong commitment to collaboration, cross-team working, and results and aligns with the charity values and mission.

You will be a strategic finance leader with experience of leading a successful finance function and extensive experience of charity SORP and accounting within the charity sector.

A qualified Accountant, you will bring excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities alongside outstanding communication and relationship building skills.


To Apply


To register your interest, please submit your CV via the "Apply Now" button below. Please upload your CV in Word format and include a supporting statement in support of your application, this should describe how your experience and skills meet the requirements of the job description. This should be no longer than two sides of A4. The full job description is available to download below.


A Prospectus consultant will review and assess all submitted CVs in order to determine each applicant's suitability and aptitude for the role. Selected candidates will be contacted to discuss the role in more detail. As part of the selection process, candidates may be invited to meet with a consultant at our offices.


Prospectus embraces diversity and works actively to achieve a workforce and governance reflecting society.


Published closing date: 15th October

Interviews: 1st November

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