Part-Time Head of Finance

recruiting accounts assistant

Part-Time 21 hours per week

Salary: Pro-rata in the region of £55,000 – £60,000 FTE together with other benefits. 

Do you want to be part of a unique Community where people live, work, learn and celebrate life together?

About Us:

Camphill Milton Keynes Communities is a charity providing unique person centred support, based on a modern view of the Camphill movement, for adults with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum condition, as well as a number of people living in the Milton Keynes area who have a learning disability.

About the Role:

Camphill Milton Keynes is thrilled to present a distinctive and stimulating opportunity for a seasoned, certified/QBE accountant to become a part of our rapidly expanding senior leadership team. This role offers a unique chance to contribute to the growth and development of a £5m charity that supports adults with learning disabilities, in a person-centered environment that values community collaboration. 

We are a £5m Milton Keynes charity that supports adults with learning disabilities. We are a person-centred organisation that values working together as a community. 

Set in a beautiful community location near Willen Lake, Camphill Milton Keynes is an established charity providing Supported Living and Day Opportunities for adults with learning disabilities. We promote meaningful activity and occupation for the people we support and are currently developing a range of new services and settings as part of our continued growth and expansion.

In a part-time role supported by a small team, you will lead the charity’s finance function, assisting the CEO and Board of Trustees to deliver its charitable objectives.

We have been based in Milton Keynes for over forty years and are expanding our service. Your financial skills and experience will be a core asset to the charity.

Our ideal candidate will be locally based and wants to make that difference in ways that only working within our sector can deliver. 

You will:

  • Contribute to the charity’s planning and strategy.
  • Be a team member contributing to its implementation.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance and best practice.
  • Challenge and support colleagues and trustees professionally.
  • Provide, present and articulate the numbers to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Lead and mentor a small team.
  • Be people focused
  • “Make a difference……”

The most important thing is a caring attitude, genuine interest in people and willingness to work in accordance with our Mission and Vision Statement.

If you match the criteria above and you are interested in working for an organisation that puts our people at the heart of everything we do, please apply via our website or contact Tim Davies on 01908 308723 for an informal chat.

Why Join Us?:

  • We are keen on staff development! We offer excellent professional and career development and training opportunities, including professional qualifications.
  • We promote a diverse, friendly and high-quality working environment.
  • We offer the opportunity to work amongst a team of dedicated, creative and supportive colleagues.
  • We provide a fully paid DBS, generous holiday and work pension scheme.

If you are interested in this unique opportunity, then please apply by submitting your CV and a short supporting statement, outlining:

“What is it about working with us in this position that interests you and what skills, experience and values can you bring”?

Please Note: we review applications frequently and interviews will take place shortly after we shortlist them.   If we feel we have received a sufficient number of applications, we reserve the right to close the advert early. Don’t hesitate and apply as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and eligibility to work in the UK.

Registered Charity 283556