Finance Director

Recruiter
Vacancy Filler Ltd
Location
London, England
Salary
£75000 per annum
Posted
31 Jul 2017
Expires
28 Aug 2017
Ref
JUL20173038
Contact
Richard Ford
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job title: Finance Director

Location: Central London

Salary: Circa £75,000

Working hours: Full time

The Company

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Central London area to work for the charitable organisation, as a Finance Director. Our client is a 'home away from home' for students from over one hundred nationalities offering affordable accommodation and welfare support to the UK and international students.

The day-to-day duties

Reporting to the Chief Executive, as a key member of the Senior Management team, the Finance Director based in Central London will lead on the development and implementation of financial strategies that will support and associated entities to achieve their strategic objectives.

You will be responsible for leading, managing and motivating the Finance team and the IT Manager. You will oversee the production of relevant, timely and accurate management information to a variety of stakeholders, whilst providing a financial stewardship role to ensure that they are compliant with relevant legislation and all recommendations made by internal and external auditors. Furthermore, you will also be responsible for the implementation and monitoring of financial controls.

Our client have a large investment portfolio and you will act as a link between those Trustees on the investment committee and the professional Investment Managers, adding value by producing appropriate regular reports.

You will oversee the IT function, ensuring that they can meet the study requirements of a large student population and organisational IT infrastructure, and as Data Protection Officer ensuring that data is held in a safe and sensitive manner.

You will have overall responsibility for insurance issues and will ensure that they meet VAT reporting obligations.

The Finance Director will deputise for the Chief Executive in his absence.

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications required:

  • Previously worked as a Finance Director/Finance Controller
  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with significant post qualification experience
  • Strategic knowledge of IT infrastructure
  • Understanding of accounting requirements for charities.
  • Highly IT literate with an excellent working knowledge of Excel and accountancy software;
  • Strong understanding of the main finance functions: budgeting, management accounts, financial planning, investment management, credit control, & cash flow
  • Experience of accounting for investments.
  • Strong knowledge of Data protection laws

What the company will offer:

The successful Finance Director will receive a salary of £75,000, and a defined benefits pension scheme. There is a holiday allowance of 25 days per year rising with each year of service with a maximum of 30 days. In addition to this, private medical insurance and an annual medical will be provided.

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