Centre 404 is a prominent and successful charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality support and services to people with learning disabilities and their families. Based in North London we currently work across 6 London boroughs.

At this exciting time in the evolution of our charity, we have a brand new opportunity for an experienced, and solution-focused individual to join our Senior Management Team as Head of Finance and Digital Resources. This role leads the financial operations of Centre 404, and will work collaboratively with the Senior Management team on the continued development of our integrated digital strategy to ensure that all parts of the organisation enjoy a first-class service.

This crucial role will be responsible for the timely and accurate management and financial reporting across the organisation, fostering a culture of financial accountability and ensuring that all stakeholders have a sense of co-ownership of this; working closely with the senior management team you will support grant applications to ensure that the terms and conditions of these grants are understood and complied with.

Centre 404 has invested in external cloud based I.T services management to support the delivery of our strategic plan. This role will take responsibility for ensuring the delivery of best value I.T services across the organisation.

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant, with experience in a financial leadership position and working closely with other senior managers. They will have excellent analytical and communication skills, with the ability to present complex financial data to a range of audiences and collaborate with key stakeholders in ensuring the financial sustainability of the organisation. Experience within the charity sector and of developing financial strategy are also desirable, although not essential.

In return, the post holder will benefit from being part of a well-established and supportive Finance function and Senior Leadership Team.

Full details of the role are outlined in the job description and background information. Want to know more? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at recruitment@centre404.org.uk or on 0207 607 8762.

How to apply: Please submit a CV along with a cover statement (either within the email itself or as an attachment) addressing the following: “Tell us more about why you are interested in this role and what you would bring to this post in terms of your knowledge, skills and experience”. Please ensure you refer to the person specification in your statement and explain how you meet the criteria. We would also appreciate if you could take the time to complete an applicant diversity survey.

PLEASE NOTE – we are readvertising this role following unavoidable delays in the hiring process that led to an impact on selected candidate availability. If you previously applied for this role, we thank you for your interest and advise you that you application has already been considered and that a re-application is not required.

Closing date: Friday 22nd April at 9am
Please note, applications will be shortlisted and interviewed on a rolling basis and the closing date may be bought forward if a successful candidate is found prior to 22 April 2022.

Centre 404 is dedicated to staff development and supervision and we will provide a detailed induction and on-going training and support. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and we are looking to recruit people who share these values. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

We are dedicated to providing a meaningful and rewarding work environment, as well as offering a range of perks and benefits for our staff to enjoy; a list of what we have to offer is included here:

Centre 404 is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Charity ref number 299889
Posted: 21/03/2022
Closes: Friday 22nd April at 9am
Job type
£up to £50,000
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