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Finance Director

  • Up to £66177 per annum
  • Liverpool, Merseyside
  • Permanent
  • Finance & Accountancy, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

Finance Director

£66,170 (Pro rata)

Permanent, Part Time

Liverpool (Hybrid )

Finance Director required to join a public sector organisation based in Liverpool on a part time permanent basis. My client is looking for an experienced finance professional who is passionate about using their finance skills to add value to an organisation that benefits the wider community.

As the Finance Director you will ensure the provision of accurate and timely financial information to the Board of Trustees and Senior Management Team, alongside the various duties below;

Key responsibilities of the Finance Director

  • Attend Board and SMT meetings to present updated regular budgetary monitoring data.
  • Work in conjunction with other Directors to ensure that all activities undertaken are carried out effectively
  • Support the Company Secretary in completing and submitting corporate returns
  • Lead and co-ordinate the preparation of annual budgets by the Finance Team to guide the Board of Trustees in considering financial standing and pay awards
  • Develop, and review on a regular basis, a Medium-Term Financial Plan.
  • Co-ordinate the preparation of monthly management accounts to identify and understand any variations from the approved budgets and support relevant managers in taking remedial action
  • Co-ordinate the preparation and audit of the annual accounts in accordance with the relevant professional statement of recommended practice and liaise with the external auditors to ensure their submission in compliance with the statutory deadlines
  • Provide leadership to the finance function, identify financial risks, monitor internal controls, review and implement effective systems and support staff in their role.
  • Develop effective working partnerships with key personnel within the organisation.
  • Present financial and non-financial information to SMT, Trustees and funders.
  • Encourage leadership and group dynamic skills through effective people, communication, planning and accounting skills
  • Exercise general oversight of the budget for the organisation as a whole and individual contracts and areas of operation.
  • Review and improve the quality and integrity of financial information and systems.
  • Develop and maintain positive external relationships including key partnerships with banks, pension advisers, auditors, insurance brokers and other external providers.

Required skills and experience of the Finance Director

  • Ideally Qualified CIMA / ACCA/ ACA or equivalent
  • Strong financial acumen, including experience of budgetary management, financial forecasting, and resource allocation, coupled with the ability to optimise financial performance and sustainability.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, with proven ability to develop and execute strategic initiatives that support organisational growth and sustainability.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet strict deadlines
  • Strong IT skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a public sector organisation with unrivalled opportunities including:

  • 30 days annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid working
  • Pension
  • Employee Reward Scheme

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the Finance Director role, please apply now, or contact Lindsay Richey at Sellick Partnership.

We will be reviewing CVs on a daily basis and shortlisted candidates will be contacted in due course.

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