Financial Controller - 9 - 12 Month Fixed Term

Employer
Harris Hill
Location
London
Salary
£70k - 75k per year
Closing date
9 Sep 2019

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Function
Finance & Legal
Sector
Education
Hours
Full Time
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Harris Hill are recruiting for a Financial Controller on a 9 - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract for this forward thinking Charity focusing on New Technology

The Financial Controller role is a pivotal senior role encompassing the strategic and operational needs of the charity, including the management of accounting and financial control functions, along with ownership of the financial strategy of the Trust.

Working alongside the Director of Finance will not only be an exceptional accountant with hands-on experience, but be commercially astute and have a deep understanding of charity financial regulations and obligations.

The role will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all financial regulations and ensure the timely production of management accounts, tax and other statutory returns including the filing of accounts with Companies House and company returns to the Charities Commission.

The role requires a strong and confident grasp of financial IT systems along with experience of developing and implementing IT to enhance service delivery and support the delivery of both growth and retention.

The position requires you to develop and implement an internal review programme to ensure that the company complies with financial procedures and regulations.

Person Specification - Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent IT skills, always being ahead of new technologies and experience of developing and implementing IT systems in a complex organisation
  • Qualified member of CIMA or an equivalent accountancy body or holder of an equivalent qualification in a related field
  • Deep knowledge of tax law and its application to UK charities
  • Experience of managing large scale supplier contracts.
  • IT sector knowledge and experience.
  • Strong collaboration skills and able to work effectively within an executive team. Able to present effective board level information to members who are non-financial.
  • Experience of leading and developing staff and teams
  • Experience of financial planning and forecasting.
  • Experience of producing management accounts and reports for a medium to large scale organization
  • Experience of appraising business cases and advising senior managers

This is a 9 - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract (With the possibility of going permanent)
Start date is as soon as possible, or no later than 26th August
Interviews are immediate

Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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