Head of Finance Charity

Posted 17 October by Bromley by Bow Centre

Head of Finance (Charity)

Founded in 1984, the Bromley by Bow Centre is a pioneering registered charity located in Tower Hamlets. We support families, young people and adults of all ages to learn new skills, improve their health and wellbeing, find employment and develop the confidence to achieve their goals and transform their lives.

Our focus is to inspire and empower the most vulnerable people, those who are isolated, facing physical or mental ill health or who are lacking confidence, skills or qualifications.

Position: Finance Director
Location: Tower Hamlets, London E3
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week, Part time and flexible considered
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Benefits: 27 days plus 3 days for Christmas plus bank holidays; all staff get an extra day off for their birthday

Closing date: Monday 29 October at 9.00am
Interviews week commencing: Monday 5 November 2018

About the role:

We need a passionate, enthusiastic and driven individual to ensure that the finances of the charity run smoothly and efficiently, in a way that supports the effective delivery of the services and enterprises that fulfil the Centre’s mission. The successful applicant will ensure sound financial management of the charity and full compliance with legal, statutory audit and donor requirements. The Finance Director will contribute to the strategic leadership of the charity as a member of the Senior Management Team.

About you:

We are looking for a Qualified accountant (CIMA / ACA / ACCA) with at least 5 years' post qualification experience, ideally with direct charity accounting knowledge and experience, including statutory reporting under SORP 2015 and knowledge of corporation tax and VAT. Extensive and proven experience of staff management is essential, and you will have experience operating as part of senior management and corporate decision-making

The Successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral) and will be able to communicate financial issues to non-specialists. You will need to be an analytical and strategic thinking with the ability to produce results quickly in a rapidly changing situation often working under pressure.

You will need Good IT skills including specialist accounting software and knowledge and experience of appropriate financial and general management software packages. Wide and extensive experience of budget management / financial management is also essential, preferably in both charitable and commercial settings.

You may have experience of the following: Finance Manager, Finance Director, Director of Finance, Head of Finance, Financial Controller, Qualified Accountant, Accountant, Finance Director, Accountant, Senior Finance Manager, Finance Controller, Financial Accountant, Charity, Charities, Not for Profit, NFP, Third Sector, CIMA, ACCA, ACA, etc

Reference: 36379851

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