Institute of Brewing & Distilling

Head of Finance and Business Services

London, SE1
£55k - £60k pro rata
10 Apr 2019
08 May 2019
Part Time
Contract Type

Head of Finance and Business Services

Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer

Location: London, SE1

Status: Part-time, flexible working, permanent

Salary: £55k - £60k pro rata

This is a unique opportunity to work for the professional body of the worldwide industries of brewing and distilling.  With members in 90 countries and a turnover of £2.7m, its qualifications are regarded as the gold standard for the scientific and technical knowledge needed to make safe, consistently excellent products.

A forward thinking and positive individual is required to support the CEO in delivering ambitious goals during a period of significant change for the Institute. You will develop and grow the provision of a financial and business services function, accountable for finance, facilities, HR & IT.  

Key responsibilities include:

  • Completion of period end financial and management accounts and compliance requirements, plus presentation of results to the board
  • Financial analysis and month end reporting
  • Internal lead for audit
  • Management and responsibility for financial processing
  • Revenue and P&L forecasts; Cashflow forecasting; VAT returns; foreign exchange transactions and management of restricted and designated funds.
  • Oversee payroll and pension management
  • Management of business and finance systems
  • Liaison with external HR support
  • Oversee facilities maintenance and development

Key experience requirements

  • Qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA) with sound accounting and finance practices – financial compliance activities and management accounting performance review and analysis.
  • Commercially aware and with the ability to identify opportunities and lead on strategic initiatives.
  • An international perspective and experience of managing foreign exchange transactions
  • Experience of finance for a UK charity is desirable with a strong knowledge of SORP
  • Strong IT systems and process experience – demonstrable experience in driving process improvements.
  • Experience of managing an outsourced HR function is desirable.

Closing date will be Wednesday 8th May with interviews from week commencing 20th May 2019

If interested, please apply with a copy of your CV.

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