Finance Director

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

As our Finance Director, you will play a vital role in ensuring the financial health and sustainability of our organization. You will oversee all aspects of financial management, including budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, and compliance. Your strategic insights and leadership will drive financial decision-making, enabling us to continue delivering exceptional care to our community. 

 The Finance Director will: 

  • Develop and implement financial strategies to support organizational goals and objectives. 
  • Manage budgeting and forecasting processes, ensuring accuracy and alignment with strategic priorities. 
  • Monitor financial performance and analyse variances, providing actionable insights to senior leadership. 
  • Oversee financial reporting and compliance with regulatory requirements. 
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to optimise revenue generation and cost efficiency. 
  • Lead the development and execution of a comprehensive income generation strategy, encompassing fundraising and retail operations, to support the hospice’s mission and financial sustainability. 
  • Lead and mentor the finance team, fostering a culture of accountability, collaboration, and continuous improvement. 


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Who are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent and hold a professional accountancy qualification- such as ACA/ACCA/CIMA. They will have proven experience in financial leadership roles, with strong understanding of financial principles, budgeting processes, and regulatory compliance. 

 They will have thorough understanding of Income Generation activities within a charitable organisation and excellent analytical skills with the ability to translate data into strategic recommendations and influence decision-making. 

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Note to candidates

Please note that offers of employment are subject to satisfactory results from pre-employment checks (right to work, references, Occupational Health, Basic DBS check).

If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact the recruiting manager Martin Powell, CEO on If you need any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please contact us on

We will shortlist and interview candidates as applications are received.

Our people are our strength. We value diversity and inclusion so encourage applications from everyone, regardless of race, national origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age.

Job Features

Job CategorySupport Function
LocationNorth Chailey
SalaryExec Pay Band (£66,188 to £71,441 FTE)
Working hours37.5 hours per week
Contract typePermanent
Closing date25th April 2024
Interview date13th May 2024

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