Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £75000 - £82000 per annum
Reference: RB4684_1538732453
Contact Name: Kate Marriott
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 05, 2018 10:40

Job Description

Robertson Bell are working with a prestigious charity with a long-standing reputation of excellence to find a dynamic and highly capable Head of Finance to lead their finance team. With a strong brand name, this charity is anticipating further growth and is looking for a technically and strategically strong Head of Finance to lead a highly capable team.

The Head of Finance will be responsible for working closely with the Chief Operating Officer to ensure the financial integrity of the organisation, and offer timely and accurate financial information to enable strategic decision making. Overseeing a strong team of qualified accountants, the Head of Finance will have three direct reports and a wider team of 20. Responsible for signing off the statutory accounts and overseeing the finance business partnering function, the Head of Finance will drive improvements in these areas whilst also being the financial point of contact for various committees and will play a key role on the senior management team. Leading on the development of the finance function, this role will oversee the implementation and revision of systems and processes. The Head of Finance will be tasked with building the capacity of the organisation and setting the tone for finance, leading on the finance functions increased engagement with the wider business. This organisation has a large stream of secure funding and are growing year on year, making this an exciting place for an ambitious candidate to grow and develop.

The successful candidate will be fully qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CIPFA) and will have experience in a senior management position. Charity experience would be desirable, but not essential, although a willingness to get to grips with charity accounting is absolutely essential. We are looking for someone ambitious, looking to develop their career in an organisation through which they can make a real impact. This is an exciting time for someone looking for the chance to be part of a charitable with a great reputation who are a household name, with national and international reach.

If you are interested in this role, please apply or get in touch with Kate Marriott at for more details. Applications are under constant review and interviews are being held continuously so please do not hesitate in applying as this role is likely to be filled before the closing date.