Head of Finance & Internal Operations

Harris Hill
£40k - 45k per year
Closing date
1 Jul 2021

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Harris Hill is working alongside a small & ambitious charity that is looking for an experienced Head of Finance & Internal Operations.

This is a genuinely great opportunity for you to join a forward thinking charity.


The successful candidate will be able to join the team & help shape the direction of the organisation. The CEO is open-minded & entrepreneurial

and wants to work with someone with the energy to help steer the ship.

The successful candidate will lead a small, dedicated team of staff that takes care of several functions including, IT,

office administration, and HR. You will have the ability to motivate the team and fully support them by rolling up your sleeves

and applying your critical thinking & experience to contribute to the everyday operations of the charity.


They are a "hands-on" charity, and you must enjoy getting stuck in.

When it comes to the charity's finances you will be the most senior person in the team,

maintaining the foundations and be that vital link between the Senior Management Team and

the Board of Trustees. You will also work closely with the Chief Executive to help maintain open

communications with the Board of Trustees ensuring all regulatory requirements are adhered to.

This role requires someone with proven experience in all areas of finance and administration.

As a fully qualified accountant, you will have significant knowledge of financial and management accounting,

you will also apply your commercial and pragmatic mind to financial analysis & control, budget management, compliance,

data management, and preparing papers for senior management and trustees. You will manage the annual budgeting and

re-forecasting processes and be responsible for communicating accurate monthly management information.

Key responsibilities will include:-
Membership Provisions
Office Management

Fundamental Requirements Include:
Qualified (ACA, ACCA and CIMA) with at least 5 years post qualification experience (with 2 years plus experience in the Charity Sector)

Excellent communication/leadership skills
Strong experience in general office administration
Advanced Excel Skills


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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