Director of Finance and Resources
Director of Finance and Resources GBP60,000-GBP65,000 London, Greater London Permanent Job Description The Director of Finance and Resources will be responsible for leading work that includes the functions of accounts/finance, payroll, IT, procurement, the full complement of administrative support for the team, and some specialist support functions. Key responsibilities: • Manage staff within the Finance and Resources Team including setting of performance targets and monitoring of their performance. • Develop and agree with the effective operational policies for IT services, procurement, and the use of administrative support staff; • Monitor and supervise all functions of the Finance and Resources Team including the mitigation of risks. • Take the lead in financial planning and reporting, including statutory accounts, budget compilation and payroll provision, and in relating to the Auditors for the annual audit; • Manage the accounting, treasury aspects and associated funds. • Provide pre- and post-investment appraisal for projects and capital expenditure as well as overseeing the financial elements of projects in which the Finance Team is involved. • Ensure that financial controls and procedures are appropriate, are in line with best practice and are compliant with HMRC requirements and other relevant legislation and that the accounting procedures manuals are kept up-to-date. • Supervise, and assist where necessary, the preparation of budgets, forecasts, monthly management accounts, and other reports Essential requirements: • Must be a fully qualified accountant (ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA) • Must have experience in a senior financial post in the public, private or charity sector with demonstrable post-qualification experience including preparation of financial plans, accounts and budgets, and monitoring financial performance. • General understanding of accounting standards and legislation, budget processes, and audit procedures • General understanding of IT issues appropriate to the size and scope of the IT and database used in the office. Benefits: • Pension- excellent defined benefit pension scheme offers an exceptional 24.1% employer contribution. There is also the opportunity to make additional voluntary contributions if you wish. • Season ticket loan-On completion of your probationary period, you can apply for an interest-free season ticket loan, repaid in monthly instalments from your salary. • Flexible working- When you begin work you will automatically join a flexi-time scheme, completing timesheets on the HR system. • 25 days annual leave- This increases to 28 days after 5 years' continuous service, then to 30 days after 10 years.