Head of Corporate Finance

British Red Cross
13 Mar 2018
27 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Finance (Corporate)Location: Paisley or LondonContract type: Permanent35 hours per weekSalary: GBP 52,000 - 57,000 per annum DOE A rare and exciting opportunity, we are seeking a Head of Corporate Finance to support and challenge on financial matters to the Executive Leadership Team in order to drive financial performance. About the roleAs Head of Corporate Finance, you will lead the British Red Cross' financial planning and financial performance management, provide support, challenge and insight to enable the organisation to make the best use of resources. About the teamThe Head of Corporate Finance reports to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and will be a member of the directorate management team. The directorate comprises finance, shared services, planning & performance, project management office, property, legal and internal audit. About the personWe are seeking a qualified accountant with significant experience operating at a senior level and working within a complex finance function. You should also have:Experience of providing financial support and support at director levelA track record of building effective teamsExperience of managing the budgeting process in a large organisationSound knowledge of charity financial accounting and reporting rules including the Charities SORPFinancial planning, analysis and reporting skillsAbility to develop and maintain relationships internally and externally Closing date for applications is 23.59 on the 26th of March with interviews to follow. To submit your application please send a CV with covering letter of no more than two pages stating your suitability for the position to Abid Salim at quoting reference REQAM. Due to the anticipated high volumes of applicants we will only be able to get in touch with those that will be progressed to interview. About the organisation The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts. Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)Up to 6% contributory pensionChildcare vouchers The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis. The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738). Follow us on and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies. Refusing to ignore people in crisis