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Part time Finance Director

Allen Lane Limited
Remote / Occasional travel to London
Salary circa £90,000 FTE
Closing date
21 Apr 2024

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Wohl Legacy 
Part time Finance Director
Salary circa £90,000 FTE (2.5 – 3 days per week)
Remote / Occasional travel to London
The Wohl Legacy is comprised of three independent charities all founded by the late Maurice and Vivienne Wohl. The Wohl Legacy invests in and partners with numerous organisations and communities in the fields of Medical Advancement, Care and Welfare, Jewish and Communal Life, Jewish Education, and Pathways to Employment, working with these organisations to ensure lasting change.
Our partners may be those on the ground acting to make change happen or thought and learning partners who share a common vision. Facilitating relationships between organisations, key funders and interested parties is an integral part of the Wohl approach; we seek the best possible outcomes to the challenges that communities face, to enable them to grow and thrive.

We are looking for a proactive and highly capable Finance Director to join our small organisation and provide 360 degree support to the Chief Executive Officer. The organisation has gone through a period of modernisation and we are looking for someone who will continue to seek to improve and streamline processes and find more agile ways of working.

This position is responsible for the full finance function and responsibilities include:

Overall responsibility for the development and successful delivery of the Finance function; 
Leading on financial planning, preparing annual budgets and quarterly management accounts;
Preparing year end SORP accounts and liaising with the auditors; producing the Annual Report and Financial Statements; reporting to Finance, Audit and Risk Committee, Investment Committee and the Board of Trustees;
Liaising with investment managers to obtain regular reports of performance and undertaking new investment movement analysis;
Ensuring the Foundation’s policies are kept up to date and compliant;
Communicating complex financial information and influencing and building rapport with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with experience of the UK charity or not for profit sector, advanced knowledge of SORP and charity VAT. You will have led a strategic finance function, produced statutory accounts, management accounts, financial reports and analysis. You will have demonstrable commercial acumen, a strong understanding of business and strategic issues, and the ability to appropriately challenge and advise budget holders. You will have excellent communication skills and a passion for helping us achieve our vision.

Application deadline:   Sunday 21st April
Shortlisting:                  week commencing 29th April
1st stage interviews:    week commencing 6th May
2nd stage:                    week commencing 13th May

To apply, please send your CV and supporting statement via the link. For an informal conversation about the role please contact Bryony Thomas via the Allen Lane agency website. 

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