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Head of Finance and IT

Head of Finance and IT

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Financial Control

  • Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Davidson

  • Contact Email:

    Matt.Davidson@pro-Finance.co.uk

  • Salary:

    65000

  • Salary:

    60000

  • Reference:

    BBBH52510

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry Date:

    10 October 2021

Head of Finance and IT | Circa. £65,000 | Permanent | London / Hybrid Working

For a fantastic housing charity supporting people living with mental health challenges in central London, we are looking for a new Head of Finance and IT to support the CEO and Senior Leadership Team during an ambitious period of growth and expansion which will expand their reach and improve the quality of services provided to their clients and partners. The Head of Finance and IT will be a talented, resourceful, and forward-thinking professional, with a strong background in the development and management of both day-to-day and strategic finance functions, as well as staff development and leadership skills ideally with a mix of non-profit and commercial acumen.

Main Duties:

  • Day-to-day financial management including reporting, forecasting, annual accounts, and audit
  • All financial accounting including payments, and credit control
  • Management and development of a small Finance and IT team
  • Partner with the CEO and SLT to produce and implement the finance strategy, and planning
  • Ownership of the Risk register and management of property leases
  • Work with CEO on the development of investment appraisals and business cases for new business
  • Management of the IT function including day-to-day and 3rd party support
  • Partner Trustees, Chair of Audit Committee, and a range of external stakeholders including banks, auditors, and legal firms

Person Specification:

  • Qualified accountant with proven leadership experience
  • Experience of delivering financial strategies and applying commercial principles within organisations, ideally the non-profit sector
  • Experience of managing and leading small multi-functional teams
  • Experience of Governance, insurance and working with Trustees, regulators, and funders
  • Risk management and IT management experience
  • Strong experience of accounting systems, upgrades, and installations
  • Ideally experience of property leases

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