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Head of Finance and Business Development
Community First

Job Description

We want a highly experienced and dynamic finance and business development professional to join us, who can support the Chief Executive and the Board through the next phase of the organisational growth. We are looking for someone with an eye for financial detail but also someone who has experience in business development.
The post holder will be a key to the Charity’s success and is also the Company Secretary and a member of the Leadership team.


The ideal candidate must be a qualified accountant, and a good team player, committed to the charity sector and our charitable purpose. You will have the ability to bring strategic financial management to multiple and complex areas of work. A recent working knowledge of charity finance is desirable but not essential.
The successful candidate will be employed on an annual contracted hours basis allowing for flexible working arrangements by agreement. Benefits package includes 25 days’ paid holiday pro rata, pension scheme, flexible working conditions, mileage allowance and training opportunities.

Hours: 36.5 hours per week (flexible working basis, including occasional evening and weekends)

Fixed Term Contract for 22 months with the possibility of extension subject to funding.

Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.

To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this post, please visit our website. 

CVs, with a supporting letter describing why you are applying and how your skills relate to the role, will also be considered.

  • Closing date: 31st December 2020
  • Interview date: Early January 2021

Community First is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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