Financial Controller - Charity

  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Financial Control
  • Location
    Barnet, Greater London
  • Salary
    55000 £ - 62000 £ / Year
  • External Reference

The Badenoch & Clark 3rd Sector Team is proud to be working in partnership with a recognizable and growing Charity in Central London. The organisation has experienced extensive growth & investment over the last 5 years and as a result of our recent skill audit we have been retained to source for a new Financial Controller to join the business.

Job Responsibilities:
The Financial Controller will partner closely with Director of Finance in the production and delivery of the Charities financial requirements. Whilst the role will predominantly oversee the full running of the finance function
To work actively with the Director of Finance & Compliance to lead and direct the group financial affairs so that it is financially viable with the necessary processes and resources to provide value-for-money in all it does.

Responsibilities include:
*To ensure the provision of customer-focused financial services to all parts of the organisation whilst ensuring that high standards of financial probity are adhered to, based upon an understanding of the vision, strategy and services.
*To lead the delivery and continuous improvement of relevant financial services to all internal and external stakeholders.
*To prepare a detailed annual budget as part of a rolling five year financial plan to support the organisation's strategic framework and business plans.
*To assess and highlight as required the financial impact of policy decisions on financial reserves.
*To forecast and manage the organisation's cash flow, taking responsibility for treasury management, including all investment and cash flow management in order to maximize return on investment within the constraints of flexibility and prudence.
*To ensure management accounts are produced in an appropriate format for both internal and external users; to monitor the key indicators of the organisation's financial and operational performance; to ensure necessary control/remedial action are identified and taken throughout the organisation; and to ensure SET are advised promptly of any key issues.
*To compile the annual statutory financial statements adhering to relevant accounting standards.
*To manage/co-ordinate the external audit processes
*Managing a team of 2 direct reports / Finance Manager and a Financial Accountant.
This is a great opportunity to join a forward-thinking charity that is looking to grow and progress. The role requires a diligent and pragmatic candidate that has high levels of attention to detail. The business also is looking for the candidate to:
*Be professionally qualified within finance from a Big 4 firm (ACA preferable)
*Have some exposure to a working for a charity, ideally within a finance capacity
*Someone who has presence, gravitas and ability to influence senior stakeholders
*Demonstrate high levels of emotional intelligence and ability to lead a large team

The Package:
The business is looking to progress the career of the successful candidate in the Head of Finance role and can offer an attractive salary and benefits package.
£50,000 - £65,000 (depending on experience) + flexible benefits

Please do send your updated CV through to the advert.

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