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Head of Finance

El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Fleet, England, Reino Unido
Publicado hace 14 días

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Tipo de contrato
A Tiempo Completo
Fecha límite de postulación
17 de junio de 2024
Nivel de Experiencia
Mando intermedio
Al menos 68.500 GBP / año
£68,500 (dependent on level)


Job summary:

Recently named Charity of the Year by Just Giving Awards 2022, we’re committed to moving further, faster to accelerate change for everyone affected by a brain tumour. Brain tumours kill more children and adults under 40 in the UK than any other cancer. We know that a cure can’t wait.

We’re looking for a qualified accountant to join our team and provide operational leadership for the Charity’s Finance function, supporting the Director of Finance & Governance and providing line management for our friendly finance team.

You will be responsible for ensuring The Charity complies with statutory requirements, operates effective controls, provides meaningful insight on financial matters and adapts processes to suit our growing Charity.

You will take a lead on statutory compliance such as audit, tax and Charity Commission submissions. You will work with the Finance Manager to ensure the integrity of finance records and systems, the accurate and timely production of monthly management accounts, making of payments to Team Members and suppliers and ad hoc reporting. You will take a leading role in budget preparations and forecasting.

Who we’re looking for:

A qualified accountant with at least five years’ experience in a similar role from any sector. You will have experience of and be comfortable with filing VAT returns, preparing statutory accounts, dealing with auditors, and managing a small team.

We pride ourselves on our supportive culture where we live by our values of being collaborative, innovative and bold and put our community first.  You’ll play your part in making a difference for the brain tumour community by happily collaborating with the wider team, getting involved, answering questions, finding solutions and constantly working to improve the way we do things.

Key accountabilities:

·      Preparation of statutory accounts and filing of statutory returns

·      Compliance with Gift Aid, VAT, payroll and corporate tax regulations

·      Ensure all Charity financial controls, systems and processes are effectively implemented and developed

·      Perform Balance Sheet reviews to confirm balances are correct

·      Accurate recording, reporting and use of restricted funds

·      Review and commentary on finances and significant variances for Finance Committees

·      Cash flow planning and management

·      Banking compliance e.g. updating mandates

You’ll be a great fit if:

We encourage you to apply to the role even if you do not meet all of the criteria.


·      A Qualified Accountant (ACA/FCA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA or overseas equivalent) with five years or more post qualification experience

·      Prepared statutory accounts under UK FRS

·      Prepared and submitted VAT returns and Corporation Tax returns

·      Preferably (but not essential) have experience of Charity Accounting & SORP

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

·      Expert on Microsoft Excel

*Please note that the responsibilities listed are not exhaustive and this job description may be subject to change as the role evolves over time.

What we’d like to give you:

You’ll be joining a collaborative, bold and innovative team of individuals who put our community first and are connected by a passion to make a real difference.


While contracted to our office in Fleet, Hampshire, our team supports a blend of office and home working provided you have adequate broadband and IT capability, with an average of 2-3 days in the office each week.

Working hours: This role is 37.5 hours per week, with some out of hours working.

Benchmarked salary: £68,500 (dependent on level)

Our amazing benefits:

·       25 days annual leave (pro-rated for those who are part-time). Increases yearly with length of service

·       Celebrate your work anniversary in true Charity style

·       Occupational Sick Pay

·       Hybrid working

·       Flexible working

·       Charity pension

·       1 day life leave per year to celebrate a special moment of your choice

·       Wellbeing support including professional counselling

·       A personalised on-boarding programme

·       Cycle to Work Scheme

·       Perkbox – our team discount portal

·       Healthcare vouchers

*Some of these benefits are non-contractual and are subject to change

Diversity & Inclusion:

The Brain Tumour Charity is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our organisation. We particularly welcome applications from individuals belonging to minority ethnic groups, LGBTQ+ communities, people with disabilities, and other underrepresented communities.

We strive to create a workplace that celebrates diversity and provides equal opportunities for all candidates and we encourage all individuals to apply even if they don’t meet all the criteria.

Eligibility to work:

Whilst we'd love to have you on board, we want to be upfront as we’d hate to waste your time applying for a role where we can’t take you on. At the moment, we're unable to offer visa sponsorship for any of our positions. We're currently seeking candidates who are already authorised to work in the UK without the need for sponsorship, who can remain on a permanent basis.

How to apply to our team:

Please apply by clicking the red ‘join our team’ button on our website, attaching your CV and a covering letter explaining why you want the role, what you would bring to the team and how your skillset and experience will enable us to make a real impact for those affected by brain tumours.

We are keen to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive so if you’d find it beneficial to submit your application in a different format, please drop us a line at

Advert close date: 17 June 2024

First interview date and location: TBC over Zoom

Second interview date and location: TBC at our office in Fleet

The post holder will also:

·       Contribute to achieving the objectives of The Brain Tumour Charity

·       Live and breathe our values by being bold, collaborative and innovative, with a community-first  approach to everything you do

·       Undertake any additional and ad hoc tasks as required

·       Participate in team meetings and other meetings as required

·       Monitor and evaluate activities and provide written reports

·       Represent The Charity at external events in a professional manner

·       Work within an equal opportunities framework

·       Adhere to all The Charity’s policies, procedures and working

·       Ensure all records are held in compliance with GDPR, The Fundraising Regulator Code of Practice and The Brain Tumour Charity policies


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Job summary:

Recently named Charity of the Year by Just Giving Awards 2022, we’re committed to moving further, faster to accelerate change for everyone affected by a brain tumour. Brain tumours kill more children and adults under 40 in the UK…


El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Fleet, England, Reino Unido
27 Rye Cl, Fleet GU51 2UH, UK

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