£45,000 – £50,000 per annum pro rata, subject to experience
Part-time (3 days a week, permanent)
West London, United Kingdom
Fearless Futures uniquely works within organisations, from global corporations to public sector service deliverers, to engage people in critical thinking to understand and challenge the root causes of inequities and to grow powerful new leadership, and design, for transformative change.
They are currently seeking a part-time Finance Director, the first role of its kind in the organisation and an opportunity for the right person to make their mark. They are in a period of rapid growth, and the Finance Director will be at the forefront of establishing the foundations for the future and leading the organisation, in partnership with the CEO, through this momentous time.
This is a role for someone with a high degree of autonomy given the small finance function overall in the organisation, as well as someone who wants to make their mark in this varied, expansive and ambitious leadership role.
This is a hands on role, providing guidance and leadership to the CEO, managing the Operations Coordinator who coordinates day to day finance operations, be central to establishing the financial processes and procedures for sustainable growth, create and build overseas investment cases and implement them when the time comes, lead on managing the budgeting process and forecasting and communicate and report information and data to ensure transparency with the wider team about the financial position and decision-making.
- Must be a qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA)
- Manage the Operations Coordinator in day-to-day finance operations, including tracking financial data, invoicing, payroll etc
- Monitor cash flow, accounts, and other financial transactions
- Lead and drive the annual budgeting process and proactively review and manage the budgets on an ongoing basis
- Lead on business forecasting (creating base case and alternative scenarios)
- Lead on finance strategy: building and assessing parameters of investment (international expansion, employee growth etc)
- Refine and develop the client pricing model to ensure financial sustainability
- Identifying commercial opportunities across the organisation
- Build relationships with external financial services providers or contractors
- Establish, update and implement financial policies and procedures
- Provide leadership to the CEO to optimise the company’s financial performance and strategic position
- Contribute fully to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis, investment cases and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers
- Oversee the preparation of management information and communicating financial and non-financial data to the wider team
- Provide the CEO with deep analysis, data and business insight
- Ensure that all of the company’s financial practices are in line with statutory regulations and legislation
- Hire an accountant overseas when/if relevant
- Equity – committed to advancing deep and meaningful equity and inclusion so spaces of work are spaces of belonging and opportunity for all.
- Intersectionality – always striving to honour the ways oppression and inequities interconnect in individual’s lived realities.
- Commitment – it takes commitment to the cause to be an incredible facilitator and to respond with the flexibility and pace needed to make bespoke programmes/workshops a success.
- Reflection – delivering high impact qualities programme/events requires reflection on your practice as well as a real openness to feedback and improvement.
Benefits: 25 days paid holiday, plus 8 public holidays, opportunities to work from home, regular “teach in” team opportunities to upskill, team outings and a fun and friendly team culture.