Job descriptionWould you like to work for an organisation that changes life's? Feel passionate about the work you do and the impact that can have in such a worthwhile organisation.
I have been exclusively engaged to work in partnership with a fantastic charity based in Suffolk, to appoint their finance lead.
Reporting to the Chief Executive you will work with the Executive Team to develop long term financial and business plans that enable the charity to achieve its strategic goals.
To oversee the preparation, development and analysis of management accounting information, ensure compliance with legal requirements and accounting standards, and provide financial evidence to support the charity in the efficient use of financial resources.
You will work with the CEO to oversee the preparation of the annual budgets and statutory accounts and act as finance liaison for budget holders across the charity.
The successful candidate will possess the following:
•Accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar)
•Highly analytical with strong financial budgeting and forecasting skills.
•Significant experience with preparation of monthly management accounts and variance analysis
•Experience of working with a CEO and Treasurer.
•Good working knowledge of QuickBooks accounting and Sage payroll software and Microsoft Office, with the ability to use technology to improve processes and reporting.
•Line management experience (long term requirement)
•Ideally up-to-date knowledge of regulatory environment for charities
•Ideally experience in producing, monitoring and reporting on grant budgets in compliance with donor requirements.
•Influencing and persuading skills
•Experience in the development of financial processes
•Demonstrable ability to communicate well, both written and oral, complex financial issues to non-financial managers, senior managers and external organisation's.
•Ability to work collaboratively to reach a common goal.
•Ability to provide professional leadership to colleagues