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Part Time Head of Finance

Harris Hill
Milton Keynes
£47.5k - 52k per year + Pro Rata
Closing date
13 Jul 2022

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Harris Hill is recruiting for a Part Time Head of Finance for this disabilities charity based near Milton Keynes (Hybrid)

- Hybrid Working: 1 day a week would be required at their offices based near Milton Keynes
- Days Per Week: 4 days a week position
- Hours: Flexible Working
- Salary: £47,000pa - £52,000pa FTE.
- Management: 1 Finance Administrator and Externally Outsourced Company

You will work directly to the Chief Executive as a key member of the senior management team. The postholder will take responsibility for strategic financial planning and for ensuring that the charity has robust financial management and oversight at all levels of the operation.

As a member of the senior management team, you will be an integral part of helping the charity to deliver its strategy. You will head the finance team and lead our annual financial budgeting process, ensuring that adequate processes are in place to deliver resources effectively and monitor financial matters at all levels of the organisation. You will be a point of contact for auditors, banks, HMRC, companies house, charity commission, payroll and pension providers.

Operationally, you will have responsibility for line managing the finance administrator (p/t) as well as managing our book-keeping, payroll (using an external payroll provider), managing regular reconciliations, producing regular management accounts as well as financial accounts to meet our statutory responsibilities, maintaining oversight of contracts and partnership agreements, developing a treasury policy and managing cash and investments - and providing support to all teams where your expertise is needed.

Key responsibilities
- Oversight of financial systems and processes including but not limited to the production of relevant financial reports and maintaining up to date policies and procedures.
- Lead the annual budgeting process in consultation with the CEO preparing quarterly and half yearly updates as required.
- Preparation of monthly or quarterly management accounts and cash flow forecasts for the CEO and Board.
- Preparation of the annual year-end financial statements and liaison with auditors.
- Effective day to day control of accounting function including payroll, cash-flow management, invoicing and debt management.
- Devise and implement a treasury management and investment policy to ensure the optimal utilisation of financial resources.
- Assist budget holders in understanding their management accounts and provide training where necessary.
- Review the benefits of integration of the finance systems with the CRM system (Salesforce).
- Management of Gift Aid claims.
- Manage and supervise the duties of the Finance Administrator.
- Liaise with external auditors, insurance brokers, HMRC, bankers etc


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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