Non-Executive Director (Finance) - Board Level Appointment
Recruiter: Portobello Business Centre
Location: West London
Honorarium £10K per annum
Closes: 1 March 2018
Interview: 12/13 March 2018
Job start: April 2018
Fully qualified Accountants
Hours: Part time 2/3 days per month that includes:
Board meetings with additional preparation time/ad hoc meetings (Executive/subcommittees etc.)
Portobello Business Centre is a leading Enterprise Agency, established over twenty two years ago providing sound advice and training facilities to new and existing businesses. It is located in North Kensington. Activities are not confined to North Kensington but extend to neighbouring boroughs and pan London. We are a recognised centre for people keen to establish their own businesses. We, promote a social enterprise culture within our local area and are currently taking a leading role in safeguarding and promoting the interest of the businesses affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
The Director of Finance will play a crucial strategic role in the heart of our business at this crucial state of our development.
We are looking for an outstanding Accountant with sound professional finance skills able to guide the organisation in social and community projects.
The Director of Finance will work closely with the CE and Chair and be accountable to the full Board. Candidates must be Chartered Accountants, CIMA, ACCA or CIPFA fully qualified with experience of working with SMEs at Board or Senior Management level.
The Post-holder needs to demonstrate senior management experience including scrutiny of annual accounts, auditing, management reporting, budgets, compliance, risk management, authorisation of contracts and major expenditure, banking and investments.
Application and time table
Candidates can download the Role Description - Person Specification and the 2017 signed audited accounts. You can apply by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send your CV including LinkedIn profile and a covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role. The closing date for applications to arrive is 4pm on 1st March 2018 (PDF or Word format only). Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email or phone on or before 5th March and invited for tests, presentation and interview on 14th/15th March 2018. The successful candidate is expected to join the Board in April 2018, subject to satisfactory references being received.