Are you a qualified Accountant and Head of Finance in the Surrey, Sussex or Hampshire areas looking for a change? Are you possibly considering a move away from the Commercial sector and open to working for a good cause in the charity sector? Do you have experience in leading on financial, strategic, operational & service development planning? If so, please read on?
I am currently recruiting for a senior & qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA Head of Finance for a small and well established Health Charity in the Hampshire area managing the charity's finance team and overseeing on all operational and strategic duties whilst reporting into the Board and Chief Executive.
You will have significant experience around the following in order to be considered: *To lead financial strategic, operational and service development planning
*To deliver professional financial advice and support to all services
*Provide the Senior Management Team and Board with reports on the financial performance of the organisation.
*Lead, manage and coach a small team of Finance Assistants.
*Day to day management of the department's transactional activities; Sales, Receipts, Purchases and Credit Control to ensure that it provides a high-quality customer focused service with accurate accounting records.
*Provide timely accurate financial advice to departments, ensuing they understand the financial implications of their decisions and actions.
*Deliver and develop appropriate KPI's, monitor performance against KPI's and ensure meaningful information is collated and reported.
*To action year end statutory accounts and manage the annual audit in conjunction with contracted Auditors.
*To improve systems by challenging previous department processes.
*To manage the finance team and delegate duties and responsibilities as appropriate.
*To ensure compliance with current financial and charitable legislation and requirements.
*Be responsible for the risk assessment and management of the funds and expenditure and bring any cause for concern to the attention of the CEO and Treasurer.
*Provide strategic financial management support to all service planning, major projects and initiatives.
*To contribute to the development of the strategic business plans and future service development.
*Responsible for the preparation of forecasts and budgets and monitor such budgets to identify potential savings and under spending and follow up work with all services.
*Manage accounting and information systems to ensure accurate and timely reporting.
*Design and produce reports to ensure that all management accounts, annual accounts and other monitoring and financial reports are produced within the timetable required.
*Required to represent finance at Board/Committee meetings and on all project reviews.
*To undertake initial negotiations relating to fees for services provided.
*To review cash security and Banking arrangements as necessary.
*To be responsible for the debts due in relation to goods and services supplied.
*To deputise for the CEO in his/her absence as required.
*Be responsible for the outsourcing of payroll for all employees.
Please appreciate that you must have all or mostly all of the above mentioned duties & experience demonstrated on your CV as well as having been either a senior finance manager looking for a step up role, or a head of finance looking for that chief executive business relationship to apply.