Head of Finance (Fundraising & Retail)

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Charities & Not For Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £300 - £325 per day

  • Contact:

    Magella Burnett

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Magella Burnett

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen with one of the largest and best-known international development organisations in the world, to join them as Interim Head of Finance over the Fundraising and Retail departments. You will join at a critical time whilst the organisation reviews its fundraising strategy; as such the organisation is looking for a commercial Head of Finance who can contribute to this whilst leading the Retail and Fundraising finance teams.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Delivering and improving the directorate FP&A processes and providing independent challenge and oversight, to improve accuracy and financial performance
  • Being a member of, and finance business partner to, the Fundraising Directorate Management Team
  • Ownership of the fundraising financial, planning and analysis cycle (three-year plan, budget, forecast, reporting and management information)
  • Direct line management of 3 direct reports
  • Informing strategic decisions by providing planning and forecasting of the organisation's reserves and accurate analysis of available funding for services and programmes
  • Working closely with Corporate Finance and Strategic Change to develop methods and processes to track delivery and embedding of savings targets and plans

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a qualified Accountant with experience working at Head of Finance level
  • Have strong data analysis and financial modelling skills
  • Be able to interpret, summarise and present complex financial information to a range of senior member of staff
  • Have experience leading and developing a highly skilled team
  • Be able to pick things up quickly with a relatively short handover time

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