Head of Finance

£41,000 to £45,000 pro rata
12 Mar 2019
01 Apr 2019
Part Time
Contract Type

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Finance. This is a new senior leadership role within YGAM, which reports directly to the Chief Executive and Treasurer and marks an investment in the next phase of our development. The purpose of the role is to lead all our statutory, financial and management accounting aspects of both YGAM and Gameplan, our trading subsidiary. In addition, you will support the Chief Executive, Administration Manager and senior leadership team with detailed financial appraisals, support with the preparation of budgets for funding applications and the preparation of detailed monthly P & L accounts covering both entities. Finally the role will lead on our statutory financial reporting annually and work with our auditors.

As a start-up charity, we are about to reach the £1m annual revenue threshold which brings a higher level of statutory financial reporting and we are seeking an experienced finance professional who could support us with this and the wider growth of both YGAM and Gameplan. The initially twelve-month post is being offered as a part-time role (up to 16 hours per week) and offers a competitive salary of between £41,000 - £45,000 (band nine) pro-rata based on qualifications and experience. We are seeking a qualified accountant with at least five-years’ experience of charity accounting working within at least a £3m revenue charity.

To apply for the role please email, via our website, with an up-to-date curriculum vitae and a supporting statement (maximum two sides of A4), outlining your experience in each key area listed in the person specification framed around Qualification; Experience; Skills, Abilities and Knowledge and Personal Qualities. We will only accept applications through our website and only curriculum vitae with full supporting statements will be accepted. The closing date is Monday 01 April at 1200 noon and all received applications will be acknowledged.

Successful applicants will be interviewed by the Chief Executive, Administration Manager and Treasurer on Tuesday 9th April, ideally with a start date of Wednesday 01 May. YGAM are proud to be recognised as an Investors in People organisation, guaranteeing you a purposeful job with plenty of training and career opportunities for the right person. Finally we are seeking a dynamic leader, solution focused, in line with the pace of our start-up.

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