Assistant Director of Finance

North West England
£42,882 - £52,961
01 Feb 2018
01 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An outstanding opportunity has arisen to join Barnardo’s, the UK’s leading national children’s charity, as Assistant Director of Finance, leading a team to deliver finance business partnering across the North West and further afield.

Reporting to, and working closely with, the Regional Director of Children’s Services, you will not only be responsible for overseeing the financial management of the region and all of its localities, but you will actively participate in the development of its activities and the delivery of the UK Children’s Services business plan.  Responsible for a team of seven, you will manage the reporting, analysis and financial advice delivered to the business so that the organisation receives the best possible support in its decision making.

With a passion for improvement, you should be a qualified accountant with significant post qualification experience of leading, developing and managing finance teams, especially in the production of budgets and forecasts. Additionally, you should have the ability to undertake financial planning, analysis and modelling in regard to the appraisal of projects and the development of business cases.  First rate written and verbal communication skills will be essential as it is important to engage people and build relationships inside and outside the business.

This position offers the opportunity to play a part in making a difference to the lives of vulnerable children, helping to ensure their needs are met and their voices are heard.  In return, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and experience in a positive and forward looking environment with a team of people working towards a common goal.  Such an opportunity does not arise every day, so if it sounds like it might be right for you, please contact Alex Evans at Allen Lane or forward your CV and cover letter to

For further information, please see


  • 19th February - Application deadline
  • 2nd March – Interviews with Barnardo's West

Alex Evans at Allen Lane 0161 209 3713 | 07515 754 184

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