Head of Finance and Commercial Services – UK Anti-Doping

Job Description
The Head of Finance & Commercial Services is responsible for leading both the Finance & Commercial Services teams. The role works closely with the Director of Finance, together with the wider Finance & Quality Directorate, and line manages both the Finance Manager and Major Events & Commercial Services Manager.
Person specification

A highly organised, personable, and approachable individual with a can-do attitude, who copes well under deadline pressure
Relevant professional accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA)
Demonstrable experience of working at Head of Finance level or similar in a small to medium sized organisation
Demonstrable people management experience including development and motivation of team
Production of management and statutory accounts
Desirable – both experience within Government Accounting and a commercial environment
Experience of providing financial information to non-financial managers
A technically strong accountant, with the ability to see the bigger picture and how this translates to day to day operational activity
Proven experience of building excellent working relationships with non-financial members at all levels of the organisation
High level of technical competence and a keen eye for financial detail
A passion for, and knowledge of, sport is desirable

Ability to prioritise own workload in order to meet set deadlines
Provide a customer service approach to the Finance & Quality Directorate, and wider internal and external customers, with a flexible attitude
Effectively manage time and resources
Strong team player, with a hands on attitude to support other team members as required
Strong written and oral communication skills
Excellent analytical skills and advanced Excel skills

Staff Benefits
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and accrue one days annual leave for every year of service, up to 30 days
Two days paid Sports Leave and one day paid
Volunteer Leave per annual leave year
Christmas closure, between Christmas and New Year (not deducted from your holiday allowance)
Cycle to Work Scheme
Interest free Season Ticket Loan
Healthy Lifestyle Benefit Flexible
Start and Finish times (start between 08:00 – 10:00 finish between 16:15 – 18:15)
One working from home day per week after successful completion of probationary period
Eye care Vouchers
Government Pension Scheme (LPGS) with four per cent pension allowance on top of your basic salary

How to Apply
To apply please complete a UKAD Application Form, Criminal Convictions Declaration Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, outlining how you meet the person specification and submit to recruitment@ukad.org.uk by 12pm, Friday 7 June 2019.

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