The Royal Foundation - Finance Manager

Bryony Feeney
London (Greater)
Circa £50,000
31 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry was legally established in 2009 and became fully operational at the end of 2010. The Foundation is both a fundraising and grant making organisation focused on four main theme lines – veterans, young people, conservation and mental health. The Foundation is a proactive grant maker, creating new initiatives with charities, social enterprises and others to find and develop new solutions.

We are looking for a highly motivated and forward-thinking finance professional with robust technical skills to assist the Director of Finance and Operations in ensuring effective management of the Charity’s finance function during an exciting period of growth.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Being responsible for the coverage of the full Finance function, ensuring financial controls are maintained;
  • Leading on the preparation of draft Statutory Accounts for the Foundation and its trading subsidiary and leading the relationship with its auditors;
  • Leading on the preparation of monthly management accounts, variance analysis and forecasting; and assisting in the development of annual budgets in line with the Strategic Plan;
  • Developing the relationship between finance and members of the fundraising and programme teams through the provision of information and analysis to support their decision-making.

The successful candidate will be fully qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA) with around three years post qualified experience gained in the Charity, Commercial or wider Public Sector. You will have robust technical skills and be well versed in Charity SORP. You will be analytically-minded with excellent organisational and project management skills. We are looking for someone who is eager to learn, flexible in approach but firm when necessary, who can work on their own initiative and thrives when thinking and acting proactively. You be able to communicate complex financial information to stakeholders and possess the ability to influence and build rapport with a range of finance and non-finance persons across the organisation. Enthusiasm for the sector is a must.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a high calibre finance profession looking to make an impact in the sector and will provide an excellent platform in your career.


Recruitment timings:

Application deadline: Sunday 20TH August 2017

Shortlisting: wc 28th August 2017

Interviews: Wednesday 6th / Thursday 7th September 2017


If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and supporting statement to or contact Bryony Feeney on 02035428393 for an informal conversation.

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