CLIC Sargent - Finance Business Partner (Major Projects)

Bryony Feeney
16 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading cancer charity for children, young people and their families. When cancer strikes young lives CLIC Sargent helps families limit the damage cancer causes beyond their

health. We will fight tirelessly for children and young people with cancer, often when they feel they can’t. We do this individually, locally and nationally, so that they can focus on the important things, like getting well.

At CLIC Sargent we are One Team with One Target. It is our mission to ensure that everyone under 25 with cancer, and their families, get the support they need to thrive, not just survive.

We are looking for a highly motivated and forward-thinking finance professional with robust analytical skills to take a lead role in the financial management of Major Projects within CLIC Sargent.

Reporting to the Head of Financial Planning and Insight, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and monitoring the overall budget and financial plans for two major programmes (c. £50m) and acting as lead finance business partner for all major projects within the charity;
  • Leading on the preparation of monthly  project and programme accounts, variance analysis and forecasting; assisting in the development of annual budgets and planning;
  • Providing clear communication and in-depth support by building and maintaining excellent relationships with the business; ensuring budget holders and project teams are supported on all financial issues;
  • Being responsible for the continuous improvement of reporting, analysis and insight for major projects with the project teams to enhance the quality and timeliness of financial information.

The successful candidate must be a professionally qualified accountant with a driven and proactive approach and robust technical skills from the Charity, Commercial or wider Public Sector. You will have a strong sense of commercial acumen and an analytical mind-set. You will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build rapport with, challenge and influence, a diverse range of finance and non-finance persons across the organisation.

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: Monday 2nd April

Shortlisting: wc 9th April

Interviews: wc 16th April

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and supporting statement to Bryony Feeney at Allen Lane via the link below.

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