Interim Director of Finance and Resources
Type: Fixed Term Contract
Date posted: 03/06/2020
Duration: 12 months FTC
Salary: £80,000 - £85,000 per annum
The Academy of Medical Sciences is playing an important role responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, from providing independent scientific advice to policy makers to supporting doctors and scientists who find themselves on the front line.
We are seeking an Interim Director of Finance and Resources with the skills to help us to navigate this challenging but strategically important time.
The Interim Director of Finance and Resources will be at the forefront of ensuring we have robust infrastructure and systems to enable the Academy’s staff to continue working effectively from home to deliver an increased level of business. A near-term focus will also be remobilising the Academy’s HQ at 41 Portland Place to include working with IT consultants and service providers to ensure the IT and AV provision can support staff and the conference business appropriately.
The Interim Director of Finance and Resources will lead a review of the financial controls and procedures to ensure that they are appropriate for a more flexible way of working and will support the Head of Finance in optimising the performance of the accounting software. They will also provide financial advice to the Academy’s trustees and Senior Leadership Team.
Experience of delivering first class financial and facilities services in challenging circumstances will be of benefit as will strong leadership skills. They will also need strong communication and influencing skills, as well being able to demonstrate a collaborative approach to leadership and experience of introducing new ways of doing things.
Please note the closing date of applications of midnight on Wednesday 17th June 2020. Applications will be reviewed prior to closing date and as such immediate application is recommended.
Allen Lane have been retained by the Academy of Medical Sciences on an exclusive basis to resource this post.