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Director of Finance and Resources - Canine Partners

  • Location: West Sussex, Flexible / home-based with regular travel to one/both centres
  • Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 depending on experience per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

We are working in partnership with Canine Partners, who transform the lives of people with physical disabilities by partnering them with assistance dogs. Their amazing dogs bring a greater independence and quality of life to their partners, offering security, companionship, and practical help with everyday household tasks, as well as increasing confidence, social interaction and self-esteem.

The organisation is now seeking a Director of Finance and Resources to join the senior leadership team.The role will be responsible for providing professional strategic financial direction across the organisation and for exercising effective leadership of the Finance and Resources team.

The successful candidate will need to be a fully qualified accountant and demonstrate the following:

  • At least 5 years relevant senior financial experience in financial and management accounting, strategic plan execution, and best practice delivery

  • A proven people leader able to influence, inspire, collaborate and motivate

  • A successful track record of achievement in supporting strategic plans and objectives through sound financial management

  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills to deliver a complex range of conflicting demands across the areas of Finance, IT and Facilities

  • Good knowledge of charity law and reporting, charity governance and the latest charity accounting regulations and standards

You will be a collaborative and co-operative leader, with excellent people management skills and experience of leading capable and organised teams who are used to working to tight schedules. If you feel you have the values and skills to succeed in this role, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

For more information, please contact Adam Stacey, Executive Director, Charisma Charity Recruitment, or 01962 813300. Your application should be submitted through the Charisma website and include your CV and supporting statement.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.

Closing date for applications:14 October 2021

Interview date: w/c 25 October