This is an exciting new role for a well established charity that provides opportunities for children from around the country. As Head of Finance, you’ll be working closely with the Chief Executive and have overall responsibility for the management and future development of the finance and corporate services functions.
As a member of the Senior Management Team you’ll be instrumental in the leadership and direction of the charity as a whole. You’ll provide the wider team with expert financial information and advice and be happy to deputise for the Chief Executive on occasion.
What will the role involve?
This role brings with it a broad remit to make sure that the charity maximises its financial performance as well as planning for the long term. A key part of that will involve making sure that the organisation meets its legal and regulatory requirements.
In addition, the Head of Finance oversees the corporate services of the charity, supported by the relevant managers. They include human resources, governance and compliance, IT and facilities.
You’ll provide leadership, direction and coaching for all of the teams, making sure they’re well supported, regardless of where they’re based.
Finance responsibilities will include:
Production of high-quality financial reports for the CEO, Trustees, SMT, and wider budget holders. This will include annual budgets, monthly management accounts, quarterly reforecasts, and other relevant information as required
Leading the charity’s relationships with its auditors, managing the preparation of statutory accounts, and leading on the implementation of recommendations arising from the Audit process
Making sure all statutory returns are completed and meet the relevant deadlines
Providing financial reports, budgets, and activity analyses to support the preparation of fundraising bids and contract negotiations
Managing the charity’s investments, including establishing new funds, and making recommendations to the Board
Leading the charity’s finance and corporate-service related risk management, reviewing and managing the relevant sections of the risk register, and providing expert advice the CEO and Board.
Supervising the development and implementation of a robust procurement system
Reviewing, updating, and rolling out a new Finance Policy, including a finance procedures and controls manual
With other members of the SMT, establishing a system for managing and reporting on capital and restricted fund project expenditure
Introducing and monitoring an asset management system
Taking the lead on special projects, including preparing detailed financial models to help determine the charity’s strategic direction
Leading discussions and reporting on finance and corporate services at meetings of the Finance Committee and Board of Trustees.
The head office is based in Exeter and it’s envisaged you’ll spend most of your time there. There are three other locations in the UK however and there will be some travel to these sites – however this won’t be significant.
What you’ll be like
You’ll be someone who’s able to show a true passion for the work this charity does! In addition:
You’ll be full of enthusiasm for working collaboratively in a small, fast-paced, and developing charity
Naturally positive and approachable, you’ll like a challenge and are always looking for new and innovative ways to improve
A highly organised and efficient team-player willing to turn your attention to whatever task is needed to make sure the charity’s financial systems and corporate services operate smoothly
A great communicator who’s adept at engaging with people within and outside the organisation, who can translate complex messages in to plain English!
Qualifications and experience
A professional qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA) and membership of an Accounting body is essential
An HR/legal/management/leadership/strategy qualification would be an added bonus
You’ll have at least 8 years’ post qualification experience in a finance/accounting role that’ll include 5 years’ experience in a senior strategic finance leadership
Practical experience of managing pensions, automatic enrolment, and payroll systems.
Experience of devising financial models and projections to inform strategic planning.
Proven track record of leading and inspiring teams to a high level of achievement and innovation.
Experience of improving financial management systems.
First round interviews will be held w/c 18th March.
If you’d like to know more about this role, get in touch with Lisa who’ll be able to give you the details!
Sales Advisor – part time Exeter (outskirts) £16k – £18k + commission
If you’re looking for a part time Sales Advisor job on the outskirts of Exeter – read on! The suggested hours are 9.30am – 2.30pm, Monday – Friday, although there’s some flexibility for the right person.
You’ll be joining a fabulous award winning company at their head office that’s full of friendly and ambitious people!
A major part of this role will be to call potential customers and talk to them about the creative services this company offers. While you won’t necessarily have spoken to the customers before, you’ll be provided with a list of contacts to get in touch with. Through the CRM system, you easily be able to manage and track the whole process from beginning to end.
You’ll also be using social media to build and manage relationships with existing and potential customers and be happy to follow up using email to provide updates and proposal information. You’ll be someone who ultimately becomes a trusted advisor on all the things that this company does – you certainly won’t be expected to be pushy!
Who are we looking for?
While it would be fantastic if you have experience in a similar role – we’d also like to hear from you. If you are confident on the phone and all about delivering a great service, full training will be given so you’ll easily be able to pick up the process and get to grips with everything this company does.
What’s on offer?
As well as the basic salary, you’ll receive a pension, complimentary tea and coffee, cake and chocolate!
There’ll also be great commission if you meet your targets!
This job is school term time only – approximately 39 weeks a year!
Our client is on the hunt for a Business Development Manager to join a small but brilliant team based in Exeter. This is a brand new role to increase a growing client base and will mainly consist of cold calling potential new business from a handy database and sell some great products in the Education sector. Your role will be to pre-sell to brand new clients and pass over qualified leads to the account management team to continue the sale and starting building those important relationships.
The role will be school term time only so ideal for anyone with young children who can spend the whole school holiday off guilt-free! You must have a passion for sales, be driven by targets and enjoying talking to a wide range of people everyday. You will be working along side a small team of lovely people so being a team player is important. Selling into the education sector is not a must, but would be advantageous.
Hours are Monday – Friday 9.15 am – 5pm (these can be flexible for the right person) with 40 mins for lunch and two 10 minute power/refuelling breaks. The right person will have a background in cold calling/telesales and proven experience working to and hitting targets. You will be enthusiastic, passionate, excited by a challenge, customer focused and a problem solver.
Benefits include an attractive commission structure, flexible working hours and great holiday package.
Telesales Business Development Manager - SCHOOL TERM TIME