The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity – Associate Director of Finance

The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity – Associate Director of Finance

Position: Associate Director of Finance, The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Location: Chelsea, with travel to Sutton, Surrey
Reports to: Managing Director, The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity plays a vital role in raising money for the hospital to support the latest clinical research and funding new facilities and equipment so that cancer patients across the UK and around the world can receive the best possible treatment and care. We are in the midst of an ambitious strategy that aims to deliver double our fundraising income over the three-year period. Firmly rooted in the needs of The Royal Marsden we are rising to the challenge of directing more funds to the hospital to help it maintain its position at the forefront of cancer treatment and care across the world.

To help us achieve this ambition we are now looking for a progressive, ambitious and results focused Associate Director of Finance who will play a vital role in creating a ‘best in class’ finance support function. This will include developing robust & fit for purpose finance systems and processes and implementing a new finance system to enable our ambitious plans. Operating as an intrinsic member of our senior leadership team this is a rare opportunity to play a transformational role in helping us deliver growth and development; ultimately you will be supporting us to transform The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity for the benefit of cancer patients everywhere.

This role requires an individual who has delivered impactful change and development in a strategic finance role within the charity sector and is experienced in working with fundraisers. Financially qualified you will bring experience of best practice in strategic financial management and of developing effective and responsive finance functions.  We are looking for an inspirational leader and team player, who can contribute to strategic development and be able to roll their sleeves up and be hands on when required. You will be working with multiple stakeholders at all levels, both within our Charity, the hospital and externally, so excellent relationship building skills are vital.

This position provides a rare opportunity to act as a catalyst to transform The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity for the benefit of cancer patients and an opportunity to grow the role as the organisation develops.

For more information about the role and to apply please visit the microsite:

For a confidential conversation about the role you can contact our recruitment consultants at Peridot Partners:

Philippa Fabry on 07772 902071 or
Liz Holderness on 07872 031079 or

Closing date: 9am, Monday 4th February 2019

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