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Part Time Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • Ref: JH-ACC-105

Part Time Chief Financial Officer opportunity in beautiful North Devon - Our award-winning client enables people with a wide range of disabilities to experience exciting, challenging and enjoyable outdoor activities.  These include water sports, climbing, horse riding and many more.  The position as Part Time Chief Financial Officer is a brand-new role and reporting directly to the CEO, you will take overall responsibility for the Charity’s finances.

Part Time Chief Financial Officer (CFO) responsibilities include...

  • Preparing the annual budget in consultation with the CEO and department heads
  • Overseeing the preparation of monthly management accounts comparing actual performance against budget by department
  • Developing and maintaining a system for rolling forecasts, including cash flow
  • Developing a risk-based reserves policy and reporting performance against targets
  • Ensuring compliance with financial policies and internal controls across the organisation, and implementing new procedures where necessary
  • Ensuring that the statutory annual accounts are prepared in accordance with all relevant accounting standards, within the relevant deadlines, and managing the relationship with the auditors
  • Day to day management of all staff in the finance department to ensure that staff development and the allocation of duties achieves maximum efficiency
  • Negotiating contracts and managing relationships with other professional advisers and suppliers of financial products such as pensions and insurance

Part Time Chief Financial Officer (CFO) requirements include...

  • Qualified as an Accountant (CIMA/ACCA)
  • Experienced in the preparation of financial plans and forecasts
  • Experienced in forecasting and performance monitoring
  • Able to handle PAYE and VAT issues
  • Proven leadership and management experience
  • A strong communicator, able to effectively deliver presentations
  • Knowledge of charity regulations is desirable but not essential

The role of Part Time Chief Financial Officer (CF0) is an excellent opportunity to take on a highly rewarding senior position within a fantastic organisation.  The successful candidate will have a strong commercial financial background with a high level of experience in financial planning and forecasting.  Our client is based on the Edge of Exmoor National Park, near to Barnstaple.

This role is being handled exclusively by Cathedral Appointments and any third-party applications will be forwarded directly to us.

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