Head of Finance

Circa £50,000
28 Nov 2018
09 Dec 2018
Finance & Legal
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is an independent environmental charity focused entirely on developing urban environments, inspiring children to grow and eat good food and providing volunteering opportunities to bring local people together. Their vision is to develop urban environments on a global scale while working with local people to strengthen their community.


Head of Finance


Circa £50,000


The Head of Finance position is a key appointment for this organisation and will be providing strategic and operational leadership of this charity finance and operations activities, working closely with the Chief Executive and being a key member of their small Senior Leadership Team. The post holder will play a pivotal role in shaping the charity, by providing high-quality financial management and reporting services to all areas of the organisation and meeting the financial information requirements of the Executive Team and the Trustees.

With responsibility for the line management of a Finance Manager and the Finance Coordinator, the posit holder will lead the strategic management of the charity's finances, ensuring that all activities are financially viable, resources are maximised and the charity's annual plans and strategy are achieved effectively and efficiently.

We are looking for a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with a proven track record of financial leadership. With a background in or strong understanding of the charity finance environment, the Head of Finance will be an expert in financial planning, statutory accounts, budgeting, analysing and reporting with the ability to inspiring colleagues and stakeholders with financial insight that supports organisation growth.


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.

First stage interviews with the client are currently scheduled for W/C 17th December.

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

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