Finance Director – Springboard UK Charity

FM Recruitment are delighted to be supporting Springboard UK in their search for a new Finance Director for the Charity.

The Springboard Charity helps young people achieve their potential, relieves unemployment for people of all ages and alleviates poverty by supporting people into employment within Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism.

Its trading subsidiary, Springboard UK promotes careers in the industry, attracts talent and providing services to its Business Partners.

The Finance Director reports to the CEO and has primary responsibility for:

  • The finance function and all financial matters relating to both the Charity and its trading subsidiary
  • Contributing to the strategic development of the organisation – especially from a finance & resources standpoint
  • All legal and fiduciary requirements
  • Fulfilment of role of Company Secretary & Governance of the Charity and its trading subsidiary
  • The HR function of the organisation (currently outsourced)
  • The IT and Systems function of the organisation (currently outsourced)
  • Data, Impact & Evaluation
  • Other resources including premises, equipment, storage and stock control

Ideal candidates for this role will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Qualified accountant with strong post qualification experience
  • Experience working in the charity or ‘not for profit’ sector, ideally with an understanding of the hospitality industry
  • The ability to prepare and manage the group entity and departmental annual budget with a combined turnover currently c£3.0M
  • The ability to communicate well with people at all levels of seniority
  • Proven experience of developing & implementing strategy & business plans
  • A leader with the confidence and ability to take responsibility of the finance & resources division, giving clear direction and achieving excellent results
  • A strategic thinker with a strong sense of vision and commercial instinct

If you have the qualifications and experience required for this role, this is a great opportunity to develop your career in a growing Charity and make a difference to people’s lives.

If you’re interested to learn more about this position, please send your CV to FM Recruitment, as we will be completing the initial screening on behalf of Springboard UK.

Location: London
Job Function: Finance Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000