Executive Director- Business & Finance

£ six figure salary plus package
12 Jan 2023
01 Feb 2023
The Disabilities Trust
Job Title
Finance Director
Charity, Health
Experience Levels
Contract Type
Full Time

Executive Director Business & Finance, Healthcare/ Charity Sector Wakefield/Burgess Hill

Do you have the spirit of adventure? Are you able to be courageous and make decisions to help transform an organisation?

The Disabilities Trust is on a journey of re-invention and re-defining its mission. Already a leader in brain injury rehabilitation, their ambition is to be recognised as the voice of people with brain injuries, and a global leader in their field. By reshaping the organisation to focus exclusively in their area of expertise they have the ambition to grow and be bigger, better and with a louder voice to effect real change and to be a part of shaping the future of the health and social care sector.

As Executive Director - Business & Finance you will be joining the charity at a pivotal point, as they create a new executive team who will shape and define the next phase of the Trust’s evolution. This will involve re-branding, digital innovation, external relations, fundraising, capital expenditure, and strategic property investment/divestment.

Your role

You will oversee the financial operations, business performance, risks, and controls to ensure the financial sustainability of the trust. You will develop and implement the Trust’s financial strategy and identify creative initiatives that drive income generation and sustainability in a constantly changing environment with focus on value for money, commercial viability, and ambition. You will deliver strategic and accountable leadership across a portfolio of functions including Finance, Business Development, Digital, Property and Estates, and Health and Safety.

About you

You will be a fully qualified accountant and experienced Financial Director, able to demonstrate experience in supporting high quality delivery and ensuring commercial sustainability. You will ideally have experience of or good knowledge of the health / and or social care sectors and will be able to demonstrate your ability to lead and motivate high performing teams and to develop and deliver organisational strategy across multiple disciplines. You will be highly commercial and able to evidence your delivery of commercial results in previous roles. You will be courageous and ambitious, a strategic and visionary thinker who is able to bring people together across the organisation. Above all you will be inspired by the work of the Trust in improving the outcomes for people with brain injuries.


If you have the right skill set for this role then you could be based anywhere, but with head offices in Wakefield and Burgess Hill Sussex, it would be preferable if you are able commute to one of these locations frequently with the ability to travel to both as needed.

They offer an exceptional package including £six figure salary, pension, 30 days holiday, car allowance, bonus and generous wider benefits package.

Closing date 1st February 9am

 All third party applications will be forwarded to our retained partner Hays Senior Finance.