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Strategic Head of Finance & Operations

Posted 4 January by Head4Talent Ended

Strategic Head of Finance & Operations, Chwarae Teg, Cardiff,

£54,600 plus attractive benefits(to include but not limited to 7% 'ers pension, 40 days holiday, flexitime, free parking)

Head4Talent have been retained to support the recruitment of a Head of Finance & Operations for Chwarae Teg in Cardiff.

The Organisation

Chwarae Teg is a well-established, and highly regarded and well-known Charity based in Wales, whose vision is to create'A Wales where women achieve and prosper'.

They focus on expanding the role of women in the Welsh economy and in the Welsh workforce by:

  • Working with women to broaden horizons and build confidence and skills.
  • Working with Welsh businesses & employers to create modern workplaces that are successful by harnessing everyone’s contribution
  • Working with influencers, educators and decision makers to build a society that values, supports and benefits women and men equally.

They plan and deliver highly successful projects, influence policy in addition to undertaking original research to strengthen understanding of the issues affecting women’s progression in the workplace.

Chwarae Teg, Fair Play (Workforce) Limited is a Company limited by guarantee and registered with the Charities Commission. It was originally established in 1992 and has a turnover of c.£2.5-£3m and currently employs 83 members of staff. Whilst, the majority, of its current funding comes from Welsh Government and The European Commission, it is looking to develop revenue from both commercial activity and the development of its Supporter Network.

With the direction of a high- profile and forward- thinking Board, Chwarae Teg is looking forward to the next stage in the organisation’s development.

The Opportunity

The organisation is currently looking to strengthen the Senior Management and leadership team and has an excellent opportunity for a talented Senior Finance Professional to assume the role of Head of Finance & Operations.

The role reports directly to the Chief Executive and has senior leadership and management responsibility for Finance & Accounting Strategy and other Corporate services, including Procurement, IT, Facilities, Audit & Risk, Governance & Health & Safety

This is broader than just a Finance role and as such we are looking for highly capable Finance leaders with experience of leading other business support functions. As a minimum requirement, the candidate must have a professional Accountancy Qualification.

This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and forward-thinking business which lives and breathes its core values/DNA. They are ambitious, pioneering in approach, resilient, impatient for change, innovative and team focussed.

Chwarae Teg prides itself on being an Equal Opportunities employer, and welcomes applications from anyone with relevant skills and experience who is excited by this opportunity.

Chwarae Teg is a truly great place to work. They offer a very flexible approach to work and offer an agile & supportive working environment.

This is a highly attractive opportunity for an exceptional candidate to join a progressive and values driven organisation at a very exciting time in its development.

The role offers significant flexibility and an attractive benefits package as well as affording the candidate a good work/life balance.

We are anticipating a significant response in relation to this role so are encouraging early applications where possible. As such please email Sian Drinkwater, via the agency website by return to request a candidate pack, which contains information about the organisation, the job description, the application process and application deadline. For an informal discussion, please contact Sian Drinkwater ACA, contact details available on Head4Talent's website.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 13th February 2018.

Reference: 34141725

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