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Finance and Governance Director

Harris Hill
circa £45k per year + plus benefits
Closing date
11 Jun 2021
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join an inspiring children's disability charity in Brentwood, Essex.

The charity supports Essex families who have children, aged 0-25, with any special need or disability. They aim to inform, encourage and support parents so that they can grow in strength and knowledge and become better equipped to give the best possible help to their children. Over the past 26 years, the charity has gained an in-depth understanding of the everyday demands of supporting a child with an additional need or disability. At the heart of their work, they aim to help and empower the whole family, enabling them to meet the challenges they face.

As a result, the organisation have developed a variety of services in response to the needs of Essex families and are ideally placed to offer these to families working from their resource centre in Brentwood, Essex. They are very proud of their ability to adapt and during the last 12-months have also offered flexible, remote support to their families via online sessions that have been so successful they see these as being part of their business plan moving forwards.

They are looking for a Finance and Governance Director to join the team on a permanent basis.

Location: Brentwood Essex

Salary: circa 45,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent

This pivotal role will work alongside the Director of Family Services to lead the further development of the charity over the coming years.

Responsible to the Trustee Board, the role will be accountable for all non-service delivery with a team of 7 dedicated employees. This will cover Financial management, strategic development, Governance, and Funding (grants, trusts and community fundraising). We are looking for an experienced leader, who has worked at senior level in a Finance position and can demonstrate that they will quickly learn the core values of the organisation. The successful applicant will generously share their previous knowledge and experience to allow the charity to adapt and deliver the services their families need.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 9th June at 5.00pm

First Stage Interview: W/C 21st June

Second Stage Interview: TBC

If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this role, with details on how to apply, please contact Faye Marshall or Simon Bascombe:

Faye Marshall: | 020 7820 7303

Simon Bascombe: | 020 7820 7311

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


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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