We are working in partnership with Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, a national charity which helps deaf people to leave loneliness behind and reconnect with life. Hearing Dogs provides numerous services for people with hearing loss, most famously through the bespoke training of assistance dogs to alert deaf people to crucial sounds they cannot hear. Since 1982, the charity has trained thousands of hearing dogs to transform the lives of deaf children and adults. There are over 1,000 working hearing dog partnerships across the UK who are supported by the charity for ten years or more, with 600 puppies and young dogs in training.
The organisation is now seeking a commercially-driven Director of Finance and Technology to join the senior leadership team and lead on all financial and technology aspects of the organisation.
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
At least 3 years experience as a member of a senior management team, with responsibility for leading capable teams and implementing efficient processes
A successful track record of achievement in supporting strategic plans and objectives through sound financial management
A proven leader with the ability to influence, inspire, collaborate and motivate
Excellent administrative and organisational skills to deliver a complex range of conflicting demands.
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.Your application should include your CV and supporting statement.
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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: 28 July 2021
Interview date: through August TBC