Head of Financial Accounts and Treasury

Location
England, Hertfordshire, Watford
Salary
Up to £75000 per annum
Posted
12 Aug 2019
Closes
19 Aug 2019
Ref
14033381/001
Contact
Victoria Ward
Category
Charity
Experience Levels
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Leadership of the financial accounting functions (Financial Accounting Manager, Tax Officer and Pensions Manager) to deliver best in class statutory reporting, maximise cashflow and ensure maximum return on investments. You will provide trusted advice and expert counsel to the Chief Finance Officer and play a key role in ensuring appropriate policies, standards and practices are adopted across the organisation.

Client Details

Our client is a national youth charity.

Description

Leadership of the financial accounting functions (Financial Accounting Manager, Tax Officer and Pensions Manager) to deliver best in class statutory reporting, maximise cashflow and ensure maximum return on investments.

You will provide trusted advice and expert counsel to the Chief Finance Officer and play a key role in ensuring appropriate policies, standards and practices are adopted across the organisation.

Besides the heavy financial element to this post, it is imperative that you are able to positively empower your team and their wider functions.

There is opportuity to create real change in this truly special organisation and we hope you want to come in with your sleeves rolled up, ready for action.

Profile

  • CCAB qualified with significant senior post qualification experience
  • Significant experience of managing large processing departments and delivering consistent improvements in efficiency, effectiveness and customer-focus
  • Demonstrable high-level financial stewardship
  • Proven experience of presenting financial accounts, reports and data
  • Experience of managing change and delivering consistent improvements in efficiency, effectiveness and customer-focus
  • Proven track record of coaching, mentoring to and problem solving to achieve required financial outcomes
  • Experience of motivating, managing and developing staff to better meet the needs of the organisation
  • A good knowledge of the reporting, legal and tax frameworks and how to deliver in that, with sufficient understanding of detail points to know when specific expert advice is required
  • An understanding of FRS17, the different actuarial assumptions and calculations used in assessing pension liability and the impact of different investment strategies and covenants with trustees
  • The ability to understand issues, break them down into their constituent parts, and to identify root causes and lead Team Based Problem solving sessions to identify and implement appropriate solutions.

Job Offer

  • Salary £75,000
  • Minimum 29 days' holiday (pro rata)
  • Very flexible working arrangements with home-working, and working from the London and Watford locations