Part Time Head of Finance

Harris Hill
£50k - 60k per year + Pro Rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2021

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Finance & Legal
Part Time
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Job Details

Harris Hill is recruiting for a Part Time Head of Finance for this community-based charity in Middlesex.

  • Reports to: CEO
  • Days: 3 days a week or 24 hours with flexibility
  • Flexible working: Ideally 2 days a week based at the offices in Middlesex and 1 day a week working from home.
  • Line Management: Responsible for the management of the Finance Officer and other members of the finance and payroll team as required.
  • Extra Information: Although this position covers a lot of strategic work, you will need to be someone who loves to be hands-on.
  • Salary: £50,000pa - £60,000pa Pro Rata

Summary of role

You will be a qualified accountant who is driven and well organised, with a proven track record in delivering hands-on, high quality, financial and management reports. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, experience of line management and an ability to look forward and think strategically in a business context will be essential. This will be an excellent opportunity for an individual to join an organisation where you can make a difference, whilst enhancing your own skills.

Skills and Experience

  • Professional accountancy qualification
  • Commercial accounting experience, ideally at manager level
  • Extensive VAT knowledge and experience
  • Good Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Excel
  • Extensive knowledge of general regulatory frameworks including VAT, HMRC, payroll, and other aspects commensurate with the role.
  • Line management experience
  • Extensive knowledge of the relevant SORPS
  • Knowledge and experience of preparing charity annual statutory accounts and management of the annual audit.
  • Preparation and submission of relevant Charity Commission, Companies House and HMRC returns, including contributing to the preparation of the Annual Report.
  • Preparation of cash flow forecasts
  • Preparation of annual budgets
  • Familiarity with Sage accounting package
  • Payroll knowledge/experience
  • Technical financial systems experience, including report writing.


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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