Head of Finance and ICT

The Diocese of Durham is one of 42 dioceses within the Church of England with a substantial annual budget in excess of £11m and balance sheet of £66m. This role offers an exciting opportunity to directly influence and strengthen the financial stability and sustainability of the diocese to ensure its work continues.

You will work closely with a wide range of indivduals and institutions, both within and outside of the diocese and will be responsible for leading and developing the finance team. In close co-operation with the Diocesan Secretary, you will ensure the key financial issues confronting the diocese are addressed and will also deputise for the Diocesan Secretary as required.

For an initial confidential, exploratory discussion with the Diocesan Secretary please email the address provided and a convenient time will be arranged.

A full job profile and application form can be access from the diocesan website at the link provided.

PLEASE NOTE: ALL APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE MADE USING THE FORM AND INSTRUCTIONS SPECIFIED ON THE DIOCESAN WEBSITE.

Accountable to: Diocesan Secretary

Responsible for: Finance Manager and direct reports (two Finance Officers and one Project Finance Officer) | Diocesan Parish Giving Champion and direct reports (Finance Resource Co-ordinator)

Hours: 28-35 hours per week (There is some flexiblity in the hours required for the role and the weekly working pattern)

Benefits:

  • Company pension and generous holiday allowance
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking

Reference: 42043910

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