Head of Finance

The Prince's Trust
West Midlands Region
04 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent Full time- 35 hours a week Location: Birmingham, Leicester or Stevenage The Prince's Trust is a youth charity that helps change young lives. We give practical and financial support, developing key workplace skills, such as confidence and motivation. We work with 11 to 30-year-olds who have struggled at school, have been in care, are long-term unemployed or have been in trouble with the law. We have helped more than 825,000 young people since 1976 and support 100 more each working day. More than three in four young people we helped last year moved into work, education or training. We are committed to equality and valuing diversity. We are looking for a financially literate and experienced individual to Head the Central England Finance Team, a motivational leader with a background of working at senior management level. Based in one of our Central England offices in Birmingham, Leicester or Stevenage, this is a key role for the financial management and strategic business planning for the region and The Trust. The successful candidate will be part qualified or qualified by experience and will have at least two years line management experience, knowledge of financial reporting systems, accounting packages and hold previous experience of budget preparation. The Head of Finance will prepare, review and forecast the annual budget of GBP 8m for the region. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and passionate about the work of The Prince's Trust and inspired to deliver a high quality financial service as part of our experienced management team. The Prince's Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A NOTE FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you. We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our HR team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original timeframe.