Head of Finance

Closing date:
£55,800 (more considered for exceptional candidates)
Stratford, London
Contract :

About the role

Head of Finance

Mind is a fast growing organisation and Mental Health is currently high on the social and political agenda.

The organisation is currently recruiting for a new Head of Finance to have overall responsibility for the Finance directorate, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer.

You will be a qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA, ACA) with significant post qualified experience. You will also have extensive knowledge and experience of the charity sector and of working in a senior leadership role in a similar sized organisation.

Furthermore, you will have led a large team and have been responsible for both the transactional and management accounting functions.  You will also have experience advising Senior management and Trustees.

Key Skills - Excellent leadership, communication, self-management, interpersonal and decision making skills.

Specifically, the post is responsible for:

  • The provision of high quality financial advice to the Trustees, Mind senior team and to managers
  • The provision of a high quality finance service, with a strong customer service ethos
  • Developing and implementing Mind’s finance strategy
  • Co-developing and enabling a financial strategy for the Local Mind network, working closely with Local Mind Finance Heads & Directors
  • Establishing and delivering a procurement function across national Mind and the Local Mind network
  • Maintaining and managing Mind’s Business Continuity plan
  • Ensuring the active involvement and support of the Finance team in the work of Mind’s front line departments, and ensuring close working relationships with the HR team
  • Ensuring Mind is a high performing organisation in relation to Workplace Wellbeing

Mind is an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date for this position is 12:00 (noon), 30 October

Mind is an equal opportunities employer.

How to apply

To apply for this post, please complete the documents below and email them to us, stating the vacancy job title and reference number 17-65       

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