Chief Financial Officer

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Charity

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 28/01/2020

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £90,000 - £110,000 per annum


The Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) sets the global benchmark for treasury excellence and leads the profession through internationally recognised qualifications, by defining standards and championing continuing professional development. ACT holds large-scale professional events, provides education from fundamentals to master’s level, works with policy-makers and decision makers around the world, and its work is carried out in over 90 countries. As the only professional treasury body with a Royal Charter, ACT is the authentic voice of the treasury profession representing the interests of the real economy and educating, supporting and leading the treasurers of today and tomorrow

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for an outstanding finance professional with a proven track record of developing and delivering effective strategic financial planning and producing budgets, reports, forecasting and analysis to meet business aims. Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Chief Financial Officer will play a key role within the senior leadership team, whilst heading up finance and other support services, including human resources (HR), information technology (IT) and management information (MI). The Chief Financial Officer will deputise for the Chief Executive as necessary.

Managing a team of 7 staff, the key responsibilities of the role include:

  • acting as a strategic business partner
  • delivering accurate, timely and relevant information to the Chief Executive, council and other stakeholders
  • supporting the key objectives of finance, HR, IT and MI
  • collaborating with the wider senior leadership team to ensure overall strategic development and delivery

The successful candidate must be a credible, professionally qualified accountant with exemplary leadership skills, high standards and strong attention to detail. You must be a natural strategic thinker and a robust, clear communicator to enable you to build effective relationships and influence individuals at all levels, in and out of finance. Your significant experience will have been gained from either a public or commercial sector organisation, although time within a smaller business would be advantageous. You will be comfortable at managing operational finance and ensuring a best practice mentality throughout the finance and other business support functions.

This is a truly exciting opportunity for the right professional and would provide a fantastic platform in your career.

For further information on the opportunity please contact Bryony Feeney from Allen Lane on 0203 542 8393 or 0792 134 4625 at any time.  Please send through your CV, supporting statement and current remuneration to by Sunday 16th February.

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