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list Head of HR and Finance

£50000 - £55000 per annum

Are you a talented Head of Operations, or are you striving to be one? Can you demonstrate that you have experience overseeing finance, HR and operational activities of a charity? If so then you could be perfect for my client, a Community and Well-being Charity in London. This role is permanent.

The Role: In this Head of Operations role, you will report to CEO. Specific tasks include:

  • Develop, lead and implement the HR strategy for all members of the charity.
  • Champion a performance culture and oversee employee wellbeing
  • Draft and implement annual Learning and Development Plan to support individual and organisational success.
  • Oversee and ensure HR management, recruitment and HR policies and procedures
  • Line manage 3 individuals (managers) HR & Office Manager
  • IT support and training
  • Develop and lead on financial strategy and maintain effective financial controls, finance & payroll systems and processing, and monitor and manage budgets.
  • Lead on Safeguarding.
  • Work with the CEO to develop and implement effective business planning process.
  • Work with Heads of Programmes to develop and implement operational aspects of programme delivery as required.

It will be working from home for the time being and then flexibility to work in the London office come September (2-3 days a week).

The Candidate: To be considered for the Head of Operations role you will need to demonstrable significant operations and information management experience. Charity Talent also need you to have prior experience working in finance and HR management.

Additionally, it's crucial that you possess the following:

  • Proven leadership and ability in the areas of financial planning and related organisational development.
  • Experience of building, motivating and inspiring staff and holding them to account through performance management.
  • Experience of ICT management.
  • Strong technical accounting and knowledge of relevant taxation (eg. VAT for charities) and legislation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Third Sector environment and context.
  • Ability to Identify strategic aims, anticipate future demands, opportunities and constraints.
  • Ability to contribute effectively and constructively as a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

Finance Officer

£35000 - £37000 per annum

Charity Talent are recruiting for a Youth Community Charity based in Central London. They are recruiting for a Finance Officer to start asap. The core function of the role is Finance Business Partner responsibility for our Highgrove Estate, working with, and supporting, the Highgrove Director with finance matters, including input on both OPEX
and CAPEX.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to; Assistance in preparation of management account
information for inclusion in the consolidated group management accounts; this includes
reconciliations for bank accounts and other balance sheet areas.


Specific Duties will include:
Data entry to accounting system across entities i.e purchase invoices, staff personal
expenses and credit card reconciliations.
Raising sales invoices as required, ensure that they are entered on to the system in a timely
and accurate manner and ensure debtors are managed in a timely fashion.
Assist in maintenance and monthly review of purchase order system.
Manage the receipt of supplier invoices and ensure they are appropriately coded and
authorized prior to processing on accounting system in line with control environment.
Collation of weekly supplier payment run including uploading payments to online banking
service for approval. Reconciliation of petty cash accounts including cash advances in various currencies and
verifying documentation. Weekly bank reconciliations. Assisting in the development of monthly financial reports and reconciliations as required.


Assisting month end processes including maintaining fixed asset register and application
of the appropriate capitalisation treatment of assets being purchased and under
construction. Assistance in reconciliation and management of intercompany balances between
subsidiaries / associated companies and the parent charity.

Person Specification:
The essential skills, knowledge and experience required are:
- Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ICAEW)
- Excellent technical accounting knowledge
- Experience in a similar management accounting role.

-Experience of charities sector and group reporting requirements is preferred.
- Experience of Sage and QuickBooks accounting software is preferred but not essential.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office programs - advanced Excel skills preferred.
- Desire to work with figures and communicate financial information to non-financial users.

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