Interim Head of Finance

£50000 - £56000 per annum + bonus and benefits
19 Sep 2017
17 Oct 2017
Jack Birch
Job Function
Head of Finance
Full Time
Contract Type
Interim or Contract

Leading Finance position to provide oversight, strategic leadership and financial management of this Trust during a period of growth.

Client Details

Our Client are a charitable Trust committed to environmental causes.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and maintaining financial planning, management and reporting systems, ensuring strong governance and compliance
  • Providing regular and continual advice on a commercial level to the wider business to support the delivery of charity objectives
  • Regular reporting to the Head of the charity and Board on progress
  • Producing budgets and business plans
  • Overseeing preparation, audit and submission of statutory accounts across several territories in which the charity operates
  • Identifying and implementing mechanisms to enable the charity to maximise opportunities for additional revenue generation
  • Cash forecasting and control processes
  • Liaising with third parties (including auditors)
  • Promoting and guiding commercial awareness across the business
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships within the wider business and putting structures in place to meet future growth needs


The successful candidate will:

  • Be a Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Have experience working within a charitable organisation and a thorough understanding of charity operations and policies
  • Have the business and charity knowledge to understand factors affecting performance
  • Be experienced in both Financial and Management Accounting
  • Have the ability to present and negotiate at all levels
  • Possess strong systems skills and be able to manipulate and present data effectively
  • Have a practical understanding of accounting systems (experience with Navision would be a bonus)
  • Be available to start at short notice

Job Offer

Our Client is offering the opportunity to join their organisation, a Trust committed to a good cause, on an interim basis at a competitive salary level with additional benefits package.