Head of Finance

HR Initiatives Ltd
Crouch End, London (Greater)
27 Jun 2018
27 Jul 2018
HRi - YMCA Head of Finance
Head of services
Full Time
Organisation Type

Head of Finance

This is a new role within our Finance Team reporting to the Director of Finance. The post holder will deputise for the Director of Finance and lead on the financial planning, treasury and risk management for the organisation. This includes ensuring that all financial information is provided to the business units to inform their strategic and operational decisions. The post holder will oversee the day to day finance function including the income collection for the organisation, and to ensure that all regulatory and statutory financial compliance requirements are met.

Ideally, we are looking for a person with previous experience in a similar role and who will bring energy, passion and commitment to this position. An understanding of the social housing/charity sector and a commercial approach would be advantageous.

Duties will includes the preparation of annual reports and monthly accounts; Financial analysis and costing of products and services; Oversee the effectiveness of our accounting systems and processes; Ensure that our financial transactions are recorded and reported accurately to our stakeholders; conduct financial analysis and prepare supporting documentation; lead and manage a team of finance staff and take a lead role in the budgeting process.  This position will contribute to the overall business performance and success of YMCA North London. This includes the achievement of good cross-business collaboration. 

Applicants should hold an appropriate professional accounting qualification i.e. CIMA or ACCA; possess significant experience in a similar Finance role at a similar level of seniority/responsibility; possess advanced Excel and Accounting software skills; strong leadership skills in line management and development of finance staff; and good communication and inter-departmental relationship management skills.

To Apply

For a full job description, organisational brief, please visit the YMCA North London website at www.ymcanorthlondon.org.uk. CV’s will be accepted in the first instance for shortlisting purposes and should be directed to our external recruitment/response handler’s c/o emma.williams@hrinitiatives.co.uk

If you have any questions about the organisation or the position, please email emma.williams@hrinitiatives.co.uk stating the position you are enquiring about.  Alternatively, you can contact Emma Williams on 01438 742056 option 5.

Closing date: 12:00 midday Friday 6th July 2018

Interview dates: Wednesday 11th or Thursday 12th July 2018

YMCA North London is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities.  As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and shortlisted applicants will need to complete an application form prior to interview. The appointed candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.