Director of Finance and Resources

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Charity

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 25/09/2020

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 per annum


Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice is a local charity dedicated to providing free, high-quality, compassionate care and support for people with all terminal illnesses, their families, and their carers in the London Boroughs of Royal Greenwich and Bexley. The Hospice cares for over 2,500 people each year at home, in care homes, in our Hospice beds, in our Day Hospice and Hospice-based clinics, and in hospital.

This will be the first time we have appointed a Director of Finance and Resources, and  we are very much looking forward to this as the next milestone in our organisational development. This is an exciting time to join our Hospice: our finances have stood up well in the pandemic, we are held in high regard by partners and local people know and love us and want to support our work. Our recovery and transformation programme is just beginning and we need a great Director of Finance and Resources to help lead this work.

The Director of Finance and Resources is accountable for the effective strategic and operational management and leadership of the Hospice’s Finance, IT and Estates teams, ensuring legal and statutory requirements are met. The post holder will work with the Chief Executive, Senior Management Team colleagues and Board of Trustees to ensure that the services they are responsible for support the delivery of the overall Hospice vision and strategy.

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

  • Proven experience in a leadership role;
  • Experience at Board level and ability to work in collaboration with Trustees and colleagues;
  • Understanding and experience of strategic risk management, finance audit and internal controls


This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual.  We are seeking a confident, dynamic and engaging person with excellent communication skills and confidence to operate at the highest levels. Charity experience would be an advantage.  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.

Recruitment timetable:

  • Application deadline: Sunday 18th October, midnight
  • Shortlisting: Tuesday 27th October
  • Informal coffees: Thursday 29th and Friday 30th October
  • Interviews: Week commencing 2nd November

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Please submit your CV, with a supporting statement to describing why you would be the best person to join this team to and make Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice the best it can be repeated.

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