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Part time Finance Director

Southend-on-sea, Essex
£65,000 to £70,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Reed Finance are pleased to supporting an established charitable organisation in the South Essex area in their search for a new Director of Finance on a part time basis. Working with Board level and managing the finance function the role will provide commercial, strategic and operational stewardship across the whole operation while partnering and developing key relationships both internally and externally.

The successful candidate will have had previous senior and commercial finance experience with a proven history of delivering results from a commercial and operational perspective. You will ideally will be adept in achieving the balance between the need to remain focussed on the long term vision while balancing near term priorities and achieving results through your team. This is a part time position with flexibility around days, hours and working patterns but ideally 22.5 hours per week.

Reporting into the CEO, a few key responsibilities include:

Lead and oversee the finance department to ensure the appropriate financial vision, processes and controls are in place to ensure the long-term financial viability of the organisation

To prepare and analyse timely financial management information in order to support day to day operations and contribute to strategic planning

Produce the business plan for different financial scenarios in the context of the overall strategy.

Work closely with members of the Leadership Team to develop and create new opportunities for income generating and commercial opportunities.

Ensure budgets are agreed with Departments and approved by the respective Boards before the beginning of the financial year, and lead on reforecasting as required.

Ensure Financial Management Accounts are produced in an efficient and timely manner after each month end to inform planning and expenditure mapping.

Lead and oversee the annual audit in close liaison with external auditors.

A few requirements in order to be considered:

You will be a fully qualified accountant or qualified by experience

Commercial mindset with credibility and track record of influencing at board levelProven leadership skills both within and outside of finance, with the ability to be hands on where necessary

Any experience within a charity or similar will be beneficial but not essential

Experience with managing any external commercial ventures

Strong written, verbal and organisational skills


Part time - flexibility around how this is worked but 22.5 hours is ideal


Hybrid working available

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays. Increasing to 30 for every year worked

Free parking

This is a wonderful opportunity for a commercially focused finance leader who is seeking a part time role and for someone looking to work in an industry that males a real difference. If the role is of interest please do apply now or alternatively email Daniel Cornes at Reed Finance referencing the job title.

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  • Job Reference: 707318837-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Reed
  • Location: Southend-on-sea, Essex
  • Salary: £65,000 to £70,000
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent