Finance and Resources Director - Flexible Working Available

Location
Oxford
Salary
£55000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
13 May 2019
Ref
1165
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

An outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated Finance and Resources professional to assume a pivotal role in the evolution of a fast-growing, highly respected organisation. Our client is seeking an experienced individual with a proven track-record of managing change and exceeding results.

Our client is one of 46 community foundations in the UK, an independent charity that has been working to improve the lives of Oxfordshire’s most disadvantaged people since 1995. They do this by bringing together people with the passion, resources and expertise to tackle the most pressing social problems facing the county. It means combining heart and head, using research and data to make sure good intentions turn into solid results.

Position: Finance and Resources Director

Salary: Circa £55,000

Location: Oxford

Duration: Full time, permanent - 35 working hours per week

Benefits: 3% Pension Contribution, Annual Leave 25 days plus bank holidays, flexible hours and home working arrangements considered

Closing Date:13th May 2019

About the Role:

As Finance and Resources Director you will work alongside the Chief Executive and manage the full range of the organisation’s internal activities, in particular, distribution of funds and finance functions. You must be a leader who is able to help others deliver measurable, cost-effective results, to control costs and manage budgets, and to ensure the timing and scheduling of Strategic Programmes are well resourced and planned.

You will be responsible for the strategic delivery of 12 Quarter Business Plan and the development of new processes and activities to achieve it as well as distribution processes for our client’s funds (charitable activities and grant programmes). You will also be responsible for ensuring all infrastructure systems are fit for purpose, including HR system BreatheHR and SAGE. You will review and develop proposals to deliver the next level of IT and office systems that support the growth of specific programmes and the organisation overall

About You:

Our client is a values based organisation and as a pre-requisite the successful Finance and Resources Director will demonstrate a passion for breaking new ground to lead social change. Beyond that, they are seeking a candidate that has experience in scaling up and managing change within a budget.

You will have a professional accountancy qualification, (ACCA, ACA, CIMA), an MBA could be acceptable provided it is supported by substantial professional financial experience and sufficient technical knowledge to direct a finance function. You will also have an exceptional capacity for managing a successful team and leading people. A results focussed individual, you will have a proven track record of exceeding goals.

A thorough understanding of finance, systems, and HR, including strategic development and planning, budgeting, business analysis, finance, information systems, human resources, and marketing is key for this role.

Our client believes passionately that significantly more must be done to alleviate the social problems that blight Oxfordshire. Therefore, with great urgency to inspire more place based giving, they are embarking on a period of transformation and growth. If you are a focused, experienced, strategic, F&R Director then apply today!

Other roles you may have experience of could include; Head of Finance and Resources, Director of Finance, Finance & Resources Manager, IT, Finance and Resources Manager, Group Finance Director, Director of Finance & Administration, Head of Finance & Operations, Director of Finance and Services

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