Finance Director

£55,000 - £60,000 + Benefits
29 Sep 2017
30 Oct 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Director

Birmingham Museums

£55,000 - £60,000 + Benefits


The SF Group are proud to be working on an exclusive basis with the Birmingham Museums Trust to recruit for their current Finance Director vacancy. 

Birmingham Museums Trust is a registered charity and responsible for managing the museum sites and collection on behalf of Birmingham City Council. Their core vision is to reflect Birmingham to the world, and the world to Birmingham, and to showcase their outstanding collection and venues to inspire learning, creativity and enjoyment for people of Birmingham and visitors to the region.

The Trust's visitor attractions include; Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Thinktank: Birmingham's Science Museum, Aston Hall and the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter.

This is an exciting and newly defined role where you will participate in board meetings, lead the finance function through a period of change and enable the organisation to achieve its strategic aims. 

Reporting to and supporting the Director, your key responsibilities will include:

•    Participation in quarterly Board of Trustee meetings
•    Lead and manage the work of the Finance team setting key objectives
•    Lead the treasury management operations, manage cash flow forecasts         and the review of project funding
•    The development and management of procurement operations
•    Supporting the Commercial Director in developing a robust commercial           strategy for trading and retail operations
•    Advising on accounting policies on VAT, Corporation Tax and other                   technical issues relating to finance

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified accountant, have operated in a senior finance position previously and ideally have experience of working in a charity environment. Knowledge or specific practices around SORP and restricted funds would be highly advantageous but our client is seeking dedicated finance professionals with; significant post qualified experience, excellent communication skills and a consultative, hands on approach.

Experience of GP Dynamics accounting software and project accounting/capital accounting would be desirable as well as a proactive interest or experience in the Arts & Heritage sectors.

Birmingham Museums are based in a central Birmingham location, can offer a fantastic working environment and the opportunity to lead from the front to positively influence commercial direction.

Interviews will take place on the 8th and 15th of November.

Salary £55,000 - £60,000 + Benefits

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