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Head of Finance

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  • Sector:

    Not For Profit

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Sewell Wallis are pleased to be partnering with a forward-thinking charity based in Sheffield as they look to appoint a Head of Finance into their team. This is a great opportunity to take the lead role within a close knit, efficient and experienced finance function.

Amongst a myriad of other benefits this organisation offers an exceptionally flexible approach to working, they offer flexibility over start and finish times and they champion working from home if this is what is the preference to the successful candidate. They are open to offering this position on a part time position (equiv. 3-4 days per week)

This organisation offers a fantastic culture of diversity and inclusion, they have an incredibly engaged work force and is an all round positive and exciting place to work.

Duties will include;

-Management of a small finance team.
-Preparation of monthly management accounts.
-Preparation of quarterly forecasts and budget reports.
-Act as a Finance Business Partner to all of the budget holders, hold regular meetings to keep them updated on changes and to discuss cost saving initiatives.
-Prepare and file tax, payroll and all statutory returns.
-Be the key point of contact for the Auditors at year end.
-Heavy involvement with all bids and tenders for new projects.

Suitable candidates will:

- Be ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified and will have worked at a senior level within finance for a charitable organisation. This may be a Finance Manager looking for the next step up or on the other hand could be a Finance Director looking for a work life balance and an opportunity to reduce their hours.
- Although strong technical skills are also a requirement this organisation is keen to find someone who also has a strong commercial finance background.
- Experience of setting up and improving financial management systems, controls and reporting would be a distinct advantage.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.