OTR Bristol | 20/12/2021

Finance Director

Application Deadline: 14/02/2022
Hours: 30 hours per week (0.8fte) or 22.5 hours per week (0.6fte) - depending on candidate availability
Salary: up to £46,000 (pro rata) dependent on experience
Contract Type: Permanent

In recent years OTR has seen a significant increase in demand for our youth mental health services and we now reach over 13,000 young people each year. We have widened our impact even further by expanding our services into North Somerset and developing our work within schools. To support our growth, we are seeking an exceptional individual to join OTR’s new and developing Senior Leadership Team to provide financial leadership.

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified accountant, with Charity experience and demonstrate:

  • Experience of leading financial strategy, planning, financial stewardship, and control
  • Previous exposure to audit procedures, project management, governance, and risk management processes
  • Experience of leading teams and operating at a senior level in a charity/commercial/public sector environment
  • Strong understanding of preparing statutory accounts in accordance with the Companies Acts and Charity SORP
  • Strong negotiating skills: able to persuade and influence colleagues and key stakeholders at all levels

We are looking for an individual with extensive experience in finance who has operated at a senior level. The successful candidate will be a flexible and meticulous individual who is able to present complex information to a range of audiences and lead multiple functions.

You will also have accountability for our HR and Facilities functions and oversight of two income channels - Trade and Grants. In addition, as part of our Senior Leadership Team, you will shape our strategic direction and ensure that we continue to provide an outstanding offer for young people. Equally important is a strong personal interest in and commitment to the mental health of young people.

For more information, please contact Sandra Smith, Charisma Charity Recruitment, or 01962 813300.

Applications should be submitted through the Charisma website and include your CV and supporting statement.

Click here to visit the site to apply.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community and are committed to developing a team that reflects the diversity of the people we work with.