Director of Finance & Corporate Services
South East - 55,000 - 70,000 per annum

Type: Permanent
Start: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
Posted: 30 August 2017

We are seeking an exceptional Director of Finance and Corporate Services to play a key role in the Crohn’s and Colitis UK Executive Team. 

Crohn’s and Colitis UK is a nationwide charity whose purpose is to improve life for everyone affected by Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. These lifelong and debilitating conditions affect over 300,000 people in the UK with nearly half of those being diagnosed each year under the age of 29. The charitable work covers a broad range of activities designed to achieve a better quality of life, improve support and services and, ultimately, find a cure.

It is an exciting time for the organisation having seen significant growth over the last three years it is now about to launch an ambitious new five year strategy. The successful candidate will be working closely will all staff, the honorary Treasurer and the Board of Trustees, and will be influential in delivering the greatest possible impact for people affected by crohn’s and colitis, maximising the strong financial position the charity is in.

We are seeking candidates with outstanding leadership skills, a naturally collaborative style and possessing a genuine desire to achieve great things and make a positive impact upon the future of organisation. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate significant experience of providing high quality strategic financial leadership whilst ensuring that day-to-day financial policy, transactions and processes are delivered to a very high quality. Ability to lead and motivate a talented multi-functional team responsible for all elements of finance and facilities management will be key. Experience of charity management, risk management, financial statement preparation and audit process management is essential, as is knowledge and experience of leading a corporate services function.

For more information and to receive the more detailed candidate pack, please contact Michael Quest from Allen Lane recruitment on 0203 031 9638/

To apply, please submit your cv and a brief cover letter to before close of play 17th September.

Key Timings:

Application Deadline: Sunday, 17th September

Interviews: week commencing 25th September

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