Director of Finance and Resources

Posted 26 January by Charisma Charity Recruitment

Job Title: Director of Finance & Resources

Hours: Full time/ permanent 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Circa £65k

Location: Sutton, Surrey

We are working in partnership with St Raphael's Hospice which provides hospice and palliative care to the people of the London Boroughs of Sutton and Merton. St Raphael's Hospice which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, is now entering a significant and challenging phase. The Hospice which is currently part of the Congregation of the Daughters of the Cross of Liège, the plan is for it to become an independent, stand-alone charity.

This is an exciting time for St Raphael's Hospice. The charity is now seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to be its first Director of Finance & Resources.

The successful candidate will perform a key role in establishing the hospice as an independent charity. Working with the Chief Executive, you will lead on all governance, contractual and financial arrangements during this process. You will be responsible for the Finance, IT, Facilities and HR functions on an ongoing basis.

The successful individual will be fully qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA and will demonstrate:

  • Extensive financial expertise and business acumen
  • Ability to control the finances of the hospice and to ensure effective controls within the organisation
  • Experience in leadership roles at Director or Senior Manager level
  • Management experience including non-financial teams
  • Strategy development experience
  • Extensive experience of planning, budgeting and development of management reporting.

We are seeking an articulate, personable and highly capable individual; with a collaborative approach to work effectively with other Directors as a member of the SMT, and staff at all levels. Whilst desirable, experience of the charity sector will be secondary to a demonstrable track record of financial and business expertise. The successful candidate will align fully with the hospice’s values.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

Please send your CV in a word format, along with a supporting statement, to Jill Livingstone, Associate Director of Charisma Charity Recruitment, quoting our reference JO1466.

Closing date for applications: 23 February 2018

Interview date: 13 March 2018

Reference: 34333971

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