Medical Detection Dogs
United Kingdom
13 Feb 2019
28 Feb 2019
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
We train specialist dogs to detect the odour of human disease, providing life–saving alert assistance dogs to people with complex health problems across the UK and collaborating with other researchers, NHS Trusts and Universities internationally to advance the early diagnosis of disease.

We have an exciting opportunity to join this small but fast–growing charity that is a world leader in its specialist innovative field.

We work to tight budgets and first–class financial controls are essential so that we can demonstrate to our volunteers and funders that we are delivering our charitable objectives in an efficient and cost–effective way. As a growing charity we are looking for someone who can help us plan strategically while supporting the fundraising team and working with the operational departments to help manage budgets and put in place suitable financial controls for each project.

This is an exciting time to be joining Medical Detection Dogs and the Finance Manager will play a key part in ensuring our future has solid foundations. We are looking for someone technically proficient who is also a good communicator and able to support and develop the small finance team.

You will have overall responsibility for

day to day accounting and financial management
ensuring the charity meets required financial management and reporting standards and relevant legislation (VAT, PAYE, Charity Commission, Companies House)??
overseeing the annual audit process, prepare financial reports and management information on a timely basis for the Senior Management Team and the Board

You will provide sound financial advice to the Trustees, CEO, COO and members of the senior management team. In addition you will manage the charity's budgeting and financial planning processes as well as leade on the preparation of annual budgets and cash flow forecasts.

You will be ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified with at least 3 years expereince at a senior level and a minimium of one years experience of managing a small team.

Please see our website for a copy of the full Role Description.

Please send your CV with covering letter (no longer than one A4 sheet) stating how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the requirements of the role

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