Head of Finance & Operations

Employer
Harris Hill
Location
Kent
Salary
£45k per year
Closing date
7 Feb 2022

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Function
Finance & Legal
Sector
Health & Medical
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Harris Hill is recruiting for a Head of Finance and Operations for this Care Charity based in Kent.

  • Salary: c £45,000pa
  • Location: Kent, Free Parking on site
  • Flexible working: 2 days a week will be required at their offices in Kent
  • Responsible to: CEO. Part of the Senior Management Team
  • Line Manager for: Finance and Admin Team (currently includes part-time Accounts Manager, part-time Accounts Assistant and full-time Administrator)

Job purpose:

  • To deliver high quality financial and business management to support the charity and subsidiary Trading Company.
  • To advise the CEO and Board of Trustees on all financial aspects of the charity.
  • To oversee the accounting and payroll functions.
  • To be a member of the Senior Management Team and contribute to the charity's strategic direction and development
  • To provide effective management to ensure that a wide range of operational aspects of the charity run efficiently.
  • To oversee and lead on all data operations, processes and maintenance, ensuring information is accurate and timely.
  • Qualifications
  • A Qualified Accountant would be preferred, but Part Qualified or QBE candidates with Extensive financial skills within a Charity setting is accepted

Key responsibilities:

Finance

  • Oversee day to day financial processes and develop smarter ways of working where appropriate
  • Support finance team and advise on any queries they may have
  • Check that financial information is accurate and ensure the production of insightful management accounts and cash flow forecasts for both the charity and trading company
  • Prepare annual budgets, financial forecasts and year end accounts for annual audit
  • Ensure compliance with all legal requirements, financial processes and controls
  • Oversee the payroll function
  • Be the lead point of contact with HRMC, taking responsibility for compliance with all taxation and national insurance issues
  • Ensure that the gift aid system is properly administered and that gift aid claims are made in a timely manner
  • Ensure completion of gift aid claims and deal with any issues that may arise
  • Ensure that the charity and trading company are compliant with statutory and regulatory requirements particularly in relation to record keeping and confidentiality

Overseeing Operations only

  • To liaise with the Head of Retail and the CEO to oversee facilities management, ensuring effective running and maintenance of all the charity's properties (retail, warehouse and offices)
  • Oversee the management of expenditure items including utilities, insurance, waste management, consumables etc. and make savings wherever possible

Company

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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Location
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