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Finance Manager (Head of Finance)

Harris Hill
£45k - 50k per year
Closing date
30 Nov 2020

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Harris Hill are recruiting for a Finance Manager (Head of Finance) for this well-established NHS Charity based in London
You will be the most senior finance person in the charity, working closely with the Chief Executive and Senior Management Team.

Salary range: 45,000pa to 50,000pa Depending on experience

To have responsibility for all aspects of financial and management accounting for the Charity. To lead on the day to day running of the finance function, including the maintenance of the accounting records and the efficient and timely provision of financial information for the Charity Trustees, CEO, Fund Advisors and Auditors.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Management Reporting
  • Produce monthly management accounts, including analysis of income and expenses against prior year and budget, providing explanations and solutions to help mitigate risks.
  • Cash flow reporting and management.
  • Statutory accounting and financial statements
  • Lead and manage the production of the statutory audited accounts (SORP) for the Charity in collaboration with the Charity's Auditors.
  • Ensure the Charity's Annual Return is completed, fully compliant and submitted to the Charity Commission.
  • Budget
  • Work with the CEO to prepare the annual budget. Work with budget holders to review performance against budget and ensure the Charity is operating within the agreed budget.
  • Investigating variances with budget holders and analysing potential problems. Making appropriate recommendations and advising of the impact on the Charity.


  • Provide overall management of the grant process and applications for charitable funding from within the NHS Trust.
  • Lead in the continual improvement of the grant-making policy and practice within the Charity.
  • Internal control environment
  • Key involvement in improving controls and processes.
  • Identify and investigate risks.


  • Manage all payroll and PAYE matters with the outsourced provider.
  • To ensure that effective processes, procedures and controls are in place and followed to ensure that the Charity consistently complies with PAYE regulations and timelines.


  • Implementation of new systems solutions, and upgrades of the current finance applications.


  • Qualified with at least 5 years commercial accounting experience, and 1-2 years charity exposure.
  • Advanced Excel, good level of overall IT literacy.
  • Problem solving and delivery of effective timely solutions.
  • Relationship building - communication across functions and externally.


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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