Part Time Director of Finance - 9 Month Fixed Term

Harris Hill
East Sussex
£55k per year + Pro Rata
Closing date
24 Jun 2021

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Finance & Legal
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Harris Hill is recruiting for a Part Time Director of Finance for this international development charity based in Sussex on a 9-month Fixed Term Contract basis that can go permanent.

Days: 3 days a week
Location: Home working, with 1 day a week at their offices in Sussex
Salary: £55,000pa Pro Rata
Reports to: CEO

Person Specification Knowledge & Experience

  • CCAB Qualified Accountant ideally
  • Experience of producing accounts compliant with the Charities SORP (essential)
  • Good working knowledge of QuickBooks (desirable)
  • Proven track record of working in a small team (essential)
  • Experience of developing and monitoring the implementation of strategies, budgets and operational plans (essential)
  • Experience of producing financial information for Executive Teams and Board (essential)
  • Good understanding and experience in managing restricted funds in terms of monitoring, compliance and reporting (essential), experience with USAID funding (desirable)
  • Good understanding of VAT relating to charities. (essential)
  • Experience of working in the non-profit/charity sector (essential), in international development (desirable)


Strategic Planning, Governance, & Control

  • The Director of Finance is responsible for the preparation of financial information and ensuring that financial controls and governance procedures are undertaken effectively.
  • Leading our finance function and ensuring budget holders, senior colleagues and trustees have the required level of financial information and analysis to make decisions and plan for the future.
  • Responsible for the development of and adherence to financial procedures both within Head Office and business abroad, including analysis of overseas financial regulations and associated risks.
  • Advise on financial planning and strategy throughout the charities strategic periods to ensure strategy has a complementary financial plan.
  • Prepare cash flow forecasts and scenario modelling to assist with Financial Planning.
  • Advise on VAT issues, ensuring best practice and seeking best value


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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