Head Finance

Head Finance 

Overall purpose of the job:
To ensure effective strategic and operational financial planning, monitoring and reporting to
enhance the decision making process of the Senior Management Team (SMT) and the
Trustees. To ensure the Trust and its subsidiaries comply with all statutory and external
requirements and regulations. To ensure that IT and HR processes support the effective
running of the business. As a senior leader in the organisation and a member of the Senior
Management Team (SMT), the Head of Finance and Administration will be a key player in
creating the culture that is required and maintaining Raleigh’s healthy financial and
administrative wellbeing.

Key responsibilities:
_ As part of the SMT, contribute to the strategic planning, financial management and dayto-
day running of the organisation
_ Financial accounting and reporting
_ Management reporting, 3 year planning, budgeting / forecasting, ad hoc analysis
_ Financial systems, procedures & internal controls
_ HR & payroll functions
_ Taxation
_ Company secretariat matters
_ Risk management
_ Legal compliance
_ Other IT systems and applications
_ Staff management – 2.5 FTE positions

Main duties:
_ To contribute to the overall leadership, strategic planning and management of Raleigh
• Ensure accurate, complete & timely financial and management reporting, including
monthly management accounts, balance sheet control
• Undertake ad hoc financial analysis from time to time, to assist SMT in evaluating
profitability of income streams, and potential for cost efficiencies
• Statutory Accounts & audit liaison
• Timely submission of all external reporting e.g. Companies House, Charity Commission
• Oversight of all restricted funds, including the financial elements of grant applications &
claims, monthly reconciliation of all restricted fund accounts
• Trustee reporting – providing finance and other reports as required for quarterly meetings