Head of Financial Planning and Budget Analysis

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Charity

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 06/12/2019

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £70,000 - £74,000 per annum


Action For Children protect and support children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives. Last year, Acton For Children helped more than 387,000 children and families across the UK.

We are looking for a Head of Financial Planning and Budget Analysis to provide excellent leadership and expert insight to the management accounting functions,

We are looking for a highly motivated and forward-thinking finance professional with robust modelling skills to assist the newly appointed CFO in ensuring effective management of the Charity’s financial management function during an exciting period of change.

The Head of Financial Planning and Budget Analysis will support the CFO in developing the long-term financial strategy and be responsible for its implementation. You will utilise financial and business partnering expertise to provide advice and coaching to regional Finance Managers and play a key role in ensuring appropriate standards and practices for financial management are adopted across the organisation.

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant, and will need to demonstrate:

  • Proven experience in a leadership role in a large and complex commercial environment;
  • Significant experience of senior level finance business partnering;
  • Track record of successfully delivering meaningful change.

We are seeking a confident, dynamic and engaging individual with excellent communication skills and confidence to operate at the highest levels. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual.  Please see the job description for a fuller list of responsibilities. If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role we very much look forward to hearing from you.

Please visit our dedicated microsite for more information: https://allenlanerecruitment.wixsite.com/actionforchildren

Application deadline: Sunday 5th January

Shortlist: early week of 6th January

Informal first stage interviews: end of week 6th January

Second stage panel interviews: 13th – 15th January 2020

We reserve the right to close the process early. As such an early application is highly recommended.

Please submit your CV, with a supporting statement describing why you would be the best person to join this team and make Action For Children the best it can be.

We reserve the right to close the process early.

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