Head of Financial Operations

Job Title: Head of Financial Operations
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £70000 - £72000 per annum + generous pension, 33 days holiday
Reference: RB4256_1528732682
Contact Name: Kate Marriott
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 11, 2018 16:58

Job Description

Robertson Bell are working with one of the largest international charities based in the UK on an exciting financial operations position. Reporting into the Director of Finance, the Head of Financial Operations is a position that will hold a great deal of responsibility over the coming 12 months and this position offers a great chance to become part of a dynamic and changing organisation.

Overseeing a team of three, the Head of Financial Operations will be responsible for the technical accounting for the charity, overseeing the production of statutory accounts and streamlining controls and processes. With a wider team of 15, the Head of Financial Operations will spend a significant period of time managing this team and driving performance, with a strong technical financial accounting team responsible for producing the statutory accounts. Undergoing a period of change, this position will also be responsible for driving operational improvements and evaluations key systems and processes.

The successful candidate will be a qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA) accountant with at least three years post qualification experience. With first rate interpersonal skills, the successful candidate will be able to influence key members of the team and build confidence in the vision for the department. Whilst technical accounting skills are required, the team in place will be doing the hands on accounting, therefore excellent team management skills are most important to successfully deliver this role.

If you are interested in this position, please apply early as we are interviewing continuously and this role is likely to be filled before the closing date.