Interim Director of Finance



  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Not for Profit

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    26 June 2019

  • Client


Ref: GSi54973

Interim Director of Finance

Health Charity 

Day rate £500 per day 


We are pleased to be supporting a niche Health Charity based in London to resource an Interim Director of Finance, the role will be an immediate start, for a period of 3-6 months, whilst they go through a process of appointing permanently to this role. The successful candidate will have a solid track record of delivering at this level within the Not for Profit sector, and will include the following key responsibilities: 

To maintain an overview of the Charity’s financial affairs ensuring effective financial management, planning and reporting including of key performance indicators KPIs to both the Senior Leadership Team and trustees to optimize achievement of the charity’s objectives.

To advise the Chief Executive and Board on their governance and financial duties and responsibilities. 

To manage the Finance/Administration team ensuring all financial procedures and controls are in place and adhered to.

To ensure that the Charity is financially sound and managed within a clear medium/long term financial strategy.

To ensure the charity’s financial management and IT  systems are as efficient and effective as possible and meet the changing needs of the organisation

To ensure proper compliance with the current Companies and Charities Acts , Trust law and Charity Commission regulations and to keep fully informed about legal and regulatory changes pertaining to the Charity

To take an active part in the Senior Leadership Team  of the charity, especially working closely with the Head of Fundraising to maintain a unified approach to business development, KPIs and the optimization of the charity’s income.

To liaise closely with the Honorary Treasurer to discuss the Financial and Investment activities of the charity and to service quarterly meetings of the Finance Sub-committee.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.

Contact details
Sophie Younger: 07384 810 211