Interim Chief Financial Officer

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Charity

Location: London

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 17/02/2022

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 months

Salary: £700 - £900 a day


My client is at the very heart of the war on climate change. Working with companies, cities and states across the globe, they challenge us all to make the right choices today to build a sustainable and thriving world for tomorrow.

With such global ambitions, they are looking to recruit an interim Chief Financial Officer that can lead on a back office transformation project that will allow this growing organisation to reach its true and full potential.

Key responsibilities:

  • Member of the Executive Leadership Team with overall responsibility for the management of the organisation’s financial plans, budgets and financial performance reporting as well as legal, compliance and risk.
  • Participate in the development of the organisation’s corporate strategy, providing functional leadership and challenge to test the viability of the strategy and contributing creative ideas and insights to support the strategy formation process.
  • Lead on the back office transformation plan, ensuring finance is a critical and outward facing business partner providing strategic commercial support throughout the organisation.
  • Advise and support the CEO and Board of Trustees in deciding financial strategy formulation and implementation, including financial reviews and driving organisational efficiency and effectiveness.

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified accountant with a track record of working in a complex and/ or global business. Although previous experience of working within the third sector is not essential, a passion for the cause and appreciation of the business drivers is required. With substantive experience in financial planning and business partnering, you will possess excellent communication skills and be able to convey complex financial information to a diverse range of stakeholders. With a commitment to excellence, you will be very comfortable with change and have previous experience of working on transformation projects.

With offices based in London, my client is currently following a hybrid home/office working policy.

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