Finance Director

Salary - £50k
Location - Preston
Type - Perm
Discipline - Finance

Organisation - Health and Social Care
Agency Contact - Amelia Lee
Reference - J20136

Offering flexible working and the ability to work up to two days from home, we’re looking for an experienced Finance Director to work for an ambitious and growing charity committed to a happy workforce and healthy culture. Providing advocacy, wellbeing, carers services and counselling, this charity currently has 150 staff and is in a healthy financial position with a growth mindset for the future.

You’ll have responsibility for financial planning, reporting, budgeting, IT, and statutory compliance. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Finance Director will also be a member of the senior management team with a reporting role to the Audit Committee and Board of Trustees.

Managing a team of five, you’ll be a motivational and empowering leader who can drive results through people. You’ll need a professional accountancy qualification, substantial experience of budgets, forecasts, management accounts and all aspects of financial programming. We’re looking for someone who can demonstrate business and continuous improvement in previous roles.

Experience of SAGE 50 or 100 would be a bonus. Charity sector experience would be useful, but not essential.

This is the perfect opportunity to join a dynamic organisation with big plans for the future. It is essential to have a talented FD to ensure the organisation is financially robust for the future.

Flexible and life-friendly employer based in Preston and open to some homeworking. Some great additional benefits including 26 days’ holiday (+bank) and up to 5% employer pension contribution.

If you are interested in hearing more, please email a copy of your CV to our North West consultant, Amelia Lee:

The closing date for this vacancy is 9am on 29th July 2019. Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 8th August 2019.

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Amelia Lee

Amelia Lee

Regional Director

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