Are you the finance professional who can help us to shape our future as we strive towards our vision of a fair society for all, with lives well lived?

Citizens Advice Gateshead is a Gateshead charity with local roots, a global outlook and a national reach. We are an affiliated member of the national Citizens Advice network, and have grown to an annual turnover of £3million. Next financial year we expect to support almost half a million people to know and understand their rights and responsibilities. Society Matters CIC also adds a new dimension to our service portfolio, enabling us to deliver services that count to society through significant social value as well as generating trading income to fund the critical work of the charity.

We have a clear vision for the future: a fair society for all, with lives well lived. The newly created role of Finance Director will provide the final vital component in our dynamic, professional, capable and highly motivated executive and non-executive leadership team, ensuring we deliver our mission to mobilise knowledge so the system works, it works for everyone, and it powers the change we need to be an equal and inclusive society. 

The role

The Finance Director will manage all aspects of our finance function as well as leading on the development of our financial knowledge, reporting and overall financial health. As well as a skilled practitioner, we are also looking for a finance professional who is passionate about identifying and implementing strategic opportunities for growth and efficiency, to ensure we achieve our aspiration to make every pound count in pursuit of our ambitious vision and strategic priorities to 2021.

Our ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant who has gained significant experience of financial management and reporting within a medium sized organisation with complex and diverse funding streams, and who has created, implemented and evaluated financial strategy and performance. 

Salary:

£45,000 circa + bonus

Hours of Work:    

37 hours per week

Holidays: 

22 days plus Bank Holidays rising over time with service

Location:

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

If you are interested in this vacancy please request a Recruitment Pack for the position of Finance Director from Jill Beat by email [email protected] or telephone Jill on 0191 4785100 ext. 283.

Key dates:

Closing date:  10.00 am Thursday 11th April 2019
First interviews will be held on:
Thursday 18th April 2019
Second interviews will be held on:
Thursday 25th April 2019

Citizens Advice Gateshead strives to be an Equal opportunities employer. 

We value diversity, promote equality and challenges discrimination.

We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.  We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people as they are currently under-represented in our workforce.