Job Title: Finance Director
Hours: Part time – circa 21 hours a week
Salary: £65k (Full-Time Equivalent)
Location: Worcestershire

Charisma Charity Recruitment is working in partnership with The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), a long-established, national membership charity, which is proud to be the UK’s leading ‘Drowning Prevention Charity’.  Also, with 40 branches across the country, it is the UK’s leading provider of water safety training and qualifications.  The organisation is now seeking a commercially-driven Finance Director to join the senior leadership team and lead on all financial aspects of the organisation, as well as risk management, business/commercial planning and overseeing of key partnerships. 

The successful candidate will need to be a fully qualified accountant and demonstrate the following: 

  • At least 10 years’ post qualification experience, including 5 years as a senior finance manager/finance director
  • Experience in a commercial environment, as well as within the charity/non-profit sector
  • A strong operational and commercial mindset
  • Experience of negotiating, developing and managing commercial partnership agreements and monitoring performance of major commercial suppliers and partners.
  • Good knowledge of charity law, governance and the latest charity accounting regulations and standards
  • Experience of preparing commercial reviews, business cases and proposals for a Board
  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to oversee a range of major projects at a senior level on behalf of the Board

We are seeking an individual with gravitas who is a strong and personable leader with excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively engage with peers and colleagues at all levels.

If you have the skills and experience to succeed in a role like this, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

Please submit your CV in a word document, with a supporting statement to Jenny Warner, [email protected] quoting our reference JO1646.

This is a part time role with flexible hours/days to suit the requirements of the post, 15-21 hours per week.

Closing date for applications: Please apply without delay as out client may wish to interview as early as possible.