Head of Finance

England, Nottinghamshire
£55000 - £60000 per annum
Aug 21, 2019
Sep 18, 2019
Rebecca Sherman
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified

Head of Finance for a sports membership body

Ideal for someone with a passion for the sporting industry

Client Details

The Membership Body has over 26,000 members worldwide and represents a variety of different sports globally. The organisation has gone through significant growth in the last five years and is seeking to expand its operations overseas, this will require an experienced Head of Finance to support this change


As the Head of Finance your responsibilities include:

  • Taking the lead all aspects of Finance: Statutory Accounts; Monthly Management Accounts; Cash Flow; Controls, Policies, and Procedures; Financial Compliance and Appraisal; Finance Training; Business Partnering and working with the Senior Management Team.
  • Manage the Budgeting process in an efficient and consultative manner and deliver the operational budgets on time, presenting this to managers or committees as required.
  • Working with Heads of Services to ensure effective Budgetary Management.
  • Acting as a deputy to the Director of Finance on all financial matters.
  • Directly manage the Management and Financial Accountant and lead in their development.


The organisation, based in Nottinghamshire, are looking for an individual who firmly believes in the values and aims of the organisation. The Finance team need a qualified accountant with strong management experience to help lead the organisation through challenges and opportunities.

You will need to have good all-round accounting skills, with the ability to produce Year-End and Management Accounts. Excellent communication skills are a must, and you should be able to effectively partner with a wide-range of senior financial and non-financial stakeholders.

You will have experience of managing a finance team (a minimum of two people), preferably in a Not for Profit setting. It is essential that you can demonstrate strong management skills and evidence managing a team through a cultural change whilst sustaining engagement levels. A manager with great interpersonal skills who is adept at developing and coaching a team would do well here.

Job Offer

£55,000-£65,000 + benefits

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