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Finance Director

Posted 4 August by Gleeson Recruitment Group Ended

Finance Director

Permanent, 35hrs

£65,000.00, excellent benefits

This is a unique opportunity to work for action orientated conservation charity. As Finance Director, you will play a pivotal role in the success of this organisation. You will be passionate about the natural world driven by a desire to protect and conserve it.

"Critically, the successful individual will share a passion for protecting the natural world. We are seeking an inspirational leader who reflects our organisation's values; warm, welcoming, wise and contemporary."

This is a broad and all-encompassing role, in addition to your finance expertise you will be able to demonstrate that you operate outside of the confines of finance. Reporting to Chief Executive and managing an inter- disciplinary team of 4, you will provide strong leadership and make a significant contribution to the growth strategy of the business.

The responsibilities are:

  • Lead the overall financial management and play role in meetings of the main board.
  • Develop high performing finance, IT, facilities and building projects functions maximising the full potential from opportunities through new commercial ventures.
  • Advising the Chief Executive on matters of financial strategy, including contribution to financial aspects of the strategic plan, the performance and financial position of the organisation.
  • Compliance with UK and EU legislation related to accounts of UK registered charities and UK limited companies.
  • Appraisal and recommendation to the Chief Executive as appropriate, on the negotiation of significant contracts.
  • Exploiting innovative ways of financing projects.

The successful candidate will have:

  • An Accounting qualification.
  • Experience running a charitable or not for profit organisation.
  • Experience in leading functions outside of finance.

Required skills

  • Finance Director
  • Head of Finance
  • charity
  • not for profit

Reference: 33005826

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