Head of Finance - Corporate Finance

Harris Hill
£50k - 52k per year
Closing date
1 Jun 2021
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Harris Hill is recruiting for a Head of Finance - Corporate Finance for this well-established Charity based in Birmingham

  • Head of Finance - Corporate Finance
  • Salary: £50,000pa - £52,000pa
  • Location: Flexible working from home of up to 3 days a week, - offices in Birmingham
  • Benefits: 30 days holiday

The Head of Finance - Corporate Finance has responsibility for the day to day management of the Financial Accounting Team of 3 direct reports with 11 in the team, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of financial transactions. The role will also oversee the management of the ledgers and closing of accounts, regulatory reporting and the statutory audit.

Essential Requirements

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Corporate Finance with closing of accounts, regulatory reporting and the statutory audit experience
  • Worked for a large charity with big teams.
  • Investment experience ideally
  • Strong technical financial accounting skills and experience
  • Management of financial accounting teams

The position

  • Overseeing the financial transaction processing, ensuring that robust controls are in place, mitigating financial risks
  • Management of the month end process including maintenance of the Trial Balance ensuring all Balance Sheet reconciliations are completed on a timely basis and that reconciling items and queries are resolved promptly
  • Championing best practice in the management of the General Ledger, Treasury and Financial Accounting teams
  • Managing the relationship with Investment Managers and preparing monthly reports on the performance of these Investments
  • Drive process improvements, collaborating and consulting with appropriate stakeholders and communicating any changes to service users
  • Collaboration with the Finance Leadership Team to prepare Board Reports
  • Manage the Month End deadlines for the Financial Accounting Team ensuring that the ledgers accurately reflect the assets and liabilities
  • To liaise with our Banks as necessary in relation to our transactions and facilities
  • Ensuring that regulatory returns are made accurately and on a timely basis
  • Ensure that long term liabilities and provisions are accurately recorded within the ledgers
  • Ensuring that the appropriate level of documentation is retained to support the financial transactions through the ledgers
  • Ensuring that the VAT Return is prepared accurately and submitted promptly


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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