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Finance Director

Autism Together
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  • Company pension
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee discount
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay

Full job description

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference with your finance expertise?

Autism Together is looking for an individual to join our team as a Finance Director to help us create meaningful social change for people living with autism. This is a rewarding position with a charity looking to organically grow the services we provide to the most important individuals of our society.

As a member of the Executive Team, the successful candidate will ensure that our finances can propel the mission of Autism Together, which is to help individuals with autism and their families live rich and fulfilling lives. With an ambitious growth plan, excellent financial discipline will be critical to our future success.

Your role will involve managing budgets, developing financial strategies, and managing key operational activities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing a financial strategy for short- and long-term sustainable growth and performance.
  • Establishing and developing a finance team with capability to support the charities needs
  • Monitoring financial performance against budgeted targets and providing advice and analysis on current results.
  • Reporting on financial performance to the Board of Directors and relevant stakeholders
  • Developing internal controls and audit procedures to ensure alignment with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Overseeing cash flows and capital expenditures.
  • Monitoring and managing debtors and creditors
  • CCAB/ ACA/ ICAS/ CIMA or similar qualified preferred
  • Demonstrable experience operating in a Senior position supporting and leading financial strategies.
  • Practical experience in a finance-related field and experience leading the finance function
  • CCAB/ ACA/ ICAS/ CIMA or similar qualified preferred
  • An understanding of the charity sector is desirable

Working with Autism Together you can expect:

  • Competitive salary
  • 30 days leave, plus bank holidays and additional days based on service
  • Discounts for high street stores and eligibility for Blue Light Card benefit
  • 8% employer Pension contribution.
  • Employee Assistant Programme (EAP) and occupational health
  • Enhanced sick pay provision based on service
  • Annual staff awards celebrating staff achievement
  • Generous refer a friend scheme
  • Ongoing professional career progression
  • Access to join Medicash (private health care scheme)

If you're a passionate and agile finance professional, we would love to hear from you!

Apply now or give Richard Whitby, CEO or Helen Bilton, Director of people a call on 0151 482 3121.

Go to to download the full application pack.

They will be more than happy to answer any queries you may have about this exciting role within a leading autism charity.

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: In person