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Head of Finance - Leisure Charitable Trust

Head of Finance - Leisure Charitable Trust

  • Location

    Holmes Chapel

  • Sector:

    Health & Fitness

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bonus

  • Contact:

    David Peacock

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Head of Finance 50-60K + bonus Holmes Chapel

I am looking for a head of leisure to work for a leading leisure charity based in Holmes Chapel, The charity operates a large number of sports and leisure facilities in Cheshire East and generates an annual turnover in excess of £17m, with a clear focus of working towards improving people's lives through physical activity and healthy recreation. As Head of Finance you will lead a team of 6 colleagues and be responsible for:

  • Collaboration with the Board, CEO, and all management team colleagues in delivering Trust's financial plans and all key targets
  • Contribution to various strategic, governance, and operational documents, e.g. the Strategic Risk Register, the Policy Framework
  • Provide Input to and delivery of Business Planning and Strategy , short ,medium and long term planning.
  • Lead on the management of accounts, cashflow forecasts and provision of accurate account/finance information.
  • Responsible for statutory accounts, VAT returns, reports and disclosures, overseeing group procurement and key contracts.,
  • Work closely with the SMT and senior managers , setting budgets for short, medium and long term plans.
  • Responsible for managing and allocating significant capital investment into the facilities.
  • The ongoing review of pricing and modelling across all the key income lines within the business.
  • Upskilling and coaching senior managers in relation to their financial & budget management capabilities

We are keen to hear from suitably qualified candidates (CIMA/ACCA/ACA etc) who have experience in a similar capacity ideally with experience working within either the leisure or third sector managing a business with a multi-million pound turnover. Benefits include 25 days rising to 30 days after 5 years' service plus bank holiday with an enhanced pension scheme, matched up to 7.5%,