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Head of Finance - Contract. Part time

16 May 20222022-05-16
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Hutcheon Mearns are delighted to be supporting on of Dundee’s major cultural organisations to recruit a part time ( 22.5 hrs pw )  Head of Finance on a one-year contract, commencing in mid May 2022. Responsible for all aspects of finance management as a member of the management team reporting to the CEO. Ensuring services are well managed, efficient, and effective and good financial governance is in place. Supported by the Finance & Payroll Officer and HR Officer covering day-to-day processing. This is a challenging and interesting role for someone who is happy to get involved in the detail of the organisation while fulfilling the Head of Finance positions. Duties will include:

  • Managing a small Finance & HR team
  • Production of Monthly Management Accounts
  • Liaising with Heads of Departments
  • Maintaining monthly Budget discussions with Departments
  • Supporting the Budget planning process for 2023/24 Financial Year
  • Contributing and assisting with the end of year Audit process
  • Reporting to the Board
  • Completion of financial information for primary funders as required

Candidates will be considered who are:

  • Fully qualified CA/ACCA/CIMA, or with relevant experience
  • Have proven ability in leading a team in the production of quality financial information.
  • Experienced in preparing financial statements under Charities SORP, FRS 102.
  • Able to prepare and present monthly management accounts.
  • Have advanced Excel Skills.

It would be an advantage to have

  • Knowledge of the cultural exemption for VAT purposes (partial exemption).
  • Knowledge of Sage 50 Accounts and Sage 50 Payroll.