Would you like to be part of a growing, forward-thinking organisation which is continuing to make an impact and empower children and adults from disadvantaged community?
Charity People have partnered with National Literacy Trust, £10.3 million turnover charity based in London to help recruit a Finance Business Partner. The charity works directly with young people and their families, with schools in disadvantaged communities, with nurseries, prisons, YOIs and through teams leading community literacy programmes in 20 places in the UK facing the biggest literacy and poverty challenges.
Reporting to the Director of Operations, you will be part of a Finance team of five members. This is a newly created role for the team and you will be responsible for finance business partnering with the Senior Management Team, Programmes Teams and other budget holders.
This is a full-time permanent hybrid role coming to London once a week or when needed. The salary offered for this role based on experience and knowledge is between £48,000 – £55,000 per annum. Candidates with strong business partnering who ideally have Charity or NFP experience, who are finalist are welcome to apply for this role.
Some of your main duties are:
- Produce the three-year financial plan
- Produce the financial strategy that underpins the three-year plan
- Support the development team and project teams with pricing models for bids
- Support budget holders and project managers with understanding their financial reports to maximise the impact of their budgets
- Prepare and analyse complex funder financial reports
- Share and implement solutions to streamline processes and improve operations
- Work with the leadership team on finances and financial strategy
- Prepare Trustee Reports analysing performance and risk analysis
Candidates applying for this role must have the following requirements:
- Preferably Experience working within the charity sector – This is more desired than essential
- Recognised CCAB (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA) Qualified Accountants or Finalist level candidates
- Ability to influence budget holders
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Demonstrating excellent analytical and interpersonal skills
- Experience of collaborative work across all areas of business
- Sharp data and analytical skills
- Strong team player, ability to influence and confident
Timelines for the role:
Role will be closing on 5th December, 2023
First and second stage interviews will be happening w/c 11th December, 2023 or earlier (w/c 5th December, 2023)
Due to the nature of this role, the client may close the role early
Candidates shortlisted for this role will be required to write a supporting statement.
If you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply with a copy of your CV.
Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with.