Head of Finance
2 Years Fixed Term Contract
Closing date: 08th August 2019
Muslim Aid is a British, faith-based international development organisation that provides support to communities around the world affected by disasters, conflict or endemic poverty without regard to their social, religious, or ethnic background.
The Head of Finance will be responsible for financial control, management and reporting of the charity’s worldwide resources. The post holder will provide Senior Management and Trustees with the financial information, advice and support they need to lead and manage the organisation effectively.
This role will ensure that the charity meets all its statutory and regulatory compliance requirements on the due dates. In addition, the role will oversee the implementation of the charity’s strategy, budgets and performance reporting through the management and development of the finance teams.
The main responsibilities of this role will be to:
With a strong academic background, the successful candidate will be a fully qualified accountant who has already operated at a senior level. Ambitious and with an appetite for change and best practice, you will be an engaging leader who can negotiate across all internal functions. Technical skill, team management and communication skills will be essential elements of your personal tool box in order to deal at the top level of this organisation.
If you are self-motivated, with the ability to work with a high degree of autonomy this role is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Head of Finance to be able to lead on, build and develop the financial control, management and reporting of the charity’s worldwide resources. You will be joining a supportive, highly-skilled, passionate organisation as a specialist in your field.
To apply please submit your cover letter (no more than 1 page) and CV to Recruitment@muslimaid.org
Muslim Aid’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children and vulnerable adults in our care/employment. Successful candidates will be expected to undergo a DBS check (Basic, Standard or Enhanced depending on the role). In addition, all successful candidates for finance roles will undergo an Experian Credit Check