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Director of Finance and IT - British Psychotherapy Foundation

  • Location: London, Combination of bpf’s offices in London and homeworking
  • Salary: £50,000 - £55,000
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 months ago

Charisma Charity Recruitment are working in partnership with the British Psychotherapy Foundation, one of the largest psychotherapy training and membership organisations in Europe. With around 550 members, they work to ensure that the benefits of psychotherapy are available to as many people who need it as possible.

The charity, a small but highly complex organisation, is seeking a Director of Finance and IT to ensure bpf’s finances and financial systems are managed efficiently and properly and the organisation’s obligations are met in respect of all financial matters. The Director will also ensure that that the organisation’s IT systems and infrastructure are appropriate to support its effective operation.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Recognised professional finance or accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA or equivalent)

  • Significant experience in an operational Finance Director/Head of Finance role, preferably in the charity sector, and of managing finance support staff

  • Experience of being the organisational lead on IT

  • Experience of managing investments with external investment advisors

  • Ability to work flexibly, under pressure, and to prioritise and manage conflicting demands across the areas of Finance and IT

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and willingness to be “hands on” as well as contribute to the strategic development of the organisation.

For more information, please contact Adam Stacey, Executive Director, Charisma Charity Recruitment, info@charismarecruitment.co.uk or 01962 813300.

Applications 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: 18 January 2022

Interview: w/c 24 January and/or w/c 31 January