Interim Head of Central Finance

Olly Hetherton
Partner - Interim, Not-for-Profit
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Our Client

One of the UK's largest and most loved charities. This charity is a house hold name having operated for 140 years. 

The Role

Reporting to the Finance Director, the Head of Central Finance will lead work across the charity to support the delivery of comprehensive financial services to all levels of the charity including the board of trustees, the Chief Executive and Executive Board, the senior leadership team and other managers, setting and maintaining compliance with all statutory and internal requirements. 

This role will manage four key areas with a total team size of 15 people; the financial accounting team, the financial systems team, the transactions team and the banking team. 


The Successful Candidate
  • Qualified accountant with strong academic background
  • Prior experience in a similar leadership role within a large and complex organisation, or as a head of finance for a smaller organisation
  • Experience in leading the delivery of consolidated statutory accounts
  • Experience in leading an organisations tax/VAT strategy 
  • A proven people manager who can develop and nurture others
  • Comfortable working constructively with an array of executive level stakeholders
What's on offer?

Basic salary of c.£75,000 to £80,000 or comparable day rate for a 6 to 9 month contract. Possibility of going permanent. Hybrid working set up with 2 days in the office in London.