Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance Service: Central Services Ref: HF-0718 Salary: £49,899 per annum & 6.5% non contributory pension Location: […]

Job Title: Head of Finance
Service: Central Services
Ref: HF-0718
Salary: £49,899 per annum & 6.5% non contributory pension
Location: The Employment Academy, Camberwell, London SE5 8UA
Number of posts: 1
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 9th August 2018
Interview Date: w/c 20th August 2018


At Thames Reach we are driven and committed to helping homeless and vulnerable people to live in decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. Our vision is to end street homelessness and our aim is to achieve the highest standards and effectiveness in service delivery to vulnerable people.

Based in a listed building in Camberwell, London SE5, you will provide high quality, financial leadership. You will be a financial professional of the highest integrity able to multi task and enjoy considerable challenges as you work towards helping Thames Reach achieve its mission. Reporting to the Director of Finance and Central Services and supported by a management accountant, you will be responsible for overseeing the management and development of the finance department in our award winning and dynamic organisation.

You will be comfortable taking a lead on both financial and management accounting functions. You will ensure that robust financial systems and processes are developed and maintained in order to comply with statutory requirements, support the organisation’s strategic objectives and meet the highest standards of probity and governance. A skilled manager, you will take responsibility for your team’s training in technical accounting and reporting. You will manage the external audit process and oversee completion of our statutory returns. In addition, you will develop financial models to support future strategies. As a member of the leadership team you will play a key role in our ongoing financial health.

Crucial to your success will be an ability to deliver all the technical aspects of the financial accounting and management reporting functions. Naturally, you’ll have proven leadership and communication skills and an understanding of FRS and SORP.

Thames Reach is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect, and celebrate diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history of homelessness, sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religious belief.

Please note, speculative CVs and/or covering letters will not be accepted.

Please download the application pack and return to recruitment@thamesreach.org.uk


Role Profile – Head of Finance 2018


Head of Finance Application Form 2018