Art Fund - Director of Finance and Resources Salary: circa £70,000 Location: London, Kings Cross Art Fund is a unique and dynamic place to work. The Director of Finance and Resources will oversee corporate services and work alongside a strong Executive Team to drive and support strategic initiatives key to income growth and organisational effectiveness. This is a fantastic opportunity for an exceptional and ambitious candidate looking to progress into a first director post. For over 110 years, Art Fund has given grants to museums and galleries across the UK, helping them to buy and display great works of art for everyone to enjoy, and more recently supporting a wide range of pubic-focussed museum activities. Reporting into the Director of Art Fund, the Director of Finance and Resources will ensure the successful management and operational running of Art Fund through the provision of effective processes and systems in the areas of Finance, Human and Legal resources, Technology and Building Facilities, and strategic planning. The Director of Finance & Resources will work collaboratively with Senior Management Team colleagues to drive the development of strategic initiatives key to the future development of income and charitable impact. Key responsibilities: Providing leadership to HR, IT, Legal and Facilities, driving forward Digital and IT strategy, ensuring sound financial management and governance of a UK charity; Leading the financial planning of the charity and the development of management information; Identifying and scoping commercial opportunities, developing greater organisational expertise in revenue generation; Leading the development of improved systems and processes across the organisation Key Requirements: CCAB/CIMA qualified accountant (likely ACA) with post-qualification experience at Head of Finance or equivalent level (e.g. Head of FP&A or Divisional FD); Relevant professional experience gained in the arts, not for profit sector or creative industries more broadly; Possess a positive, driven and enabling approach; Have a genuine interest in the arts and cultural sector Key Timings: Application deadline: Sunday 7th January - send CV and supporting statement via this advert First stage meetings: week commencing 21 January Panel interviews: week commencing 28 January Please contact Michael Quest directly to discuss in more detail
City of London, UK
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