Head of Finance

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Education

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 09/08/2021

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £65,000 per annum


Allen Lane has been retained by a medical research charity in the recruitment of their new Head of Finance.

Reporting to the Director of Finance and Resources, you will work to develop the operational effectiveness of the finance team that delivers a first class service to the organisation and its elected members and fellows.

The key immediate challenges for this post include:

  • Developing the finance team with a focus on settling newly appointed posts in to their roles.
  • Evolving the reporting around research grants which is a significant portion of funding.
  • Working with the IT Project Manager in developing the effectiveness of newly implemented systems.

Long term, there’s scope for wide spread improvement to financial processes and controls and this role suits an accomplished Head of Finance or Financial Controller who has a passion for driving a finance function towards operational excellence.

Previous experience within the research or charity sector would be advantageous but not essential. You must though be passionate for a role with an immediate priority of delivering process improvement and performance operationally. You must also be free to interview in August 2021.

Please note applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and as such immediate application is recommended.

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