MND Association – Director of Finance

MND Association – Director of Finance

Location: Northampton, UK (with potential future office move within commutable distance)
Salary:  £80,000 to £85,000, depending on experience, plus benefits

The MND Association was founded in 1979. Our mission is to improve care and support for people with MND, their families and carers. We also fund and promote research that leads to new understanding and treatments and brings us closer to a cure for MND. The Association also campaigns and raises awareness so the needs of people with MND, and everyone who cares for them, are recognised and addressed by wider society.

The MND Association is looking to appoint an outstanding Director of Finance who will help to steer us through the exciting and challenging times ahead. You must be a proven leader, with exceptional financial and commercial acumen and experience. You will also have a crucial role in the corporate leadership of the Association and ensuring that we sustainably deliver our five year strategic plan. Reporting to the CEO, this is a critical role that will lead our Finance, Facilities and ICT teams.

You will lead on the direction, management and reporting of all of the Association’s financial activities. You will also lead the Facilities and ICT functions to enable them to effectively support the Association now and in the future. Two associated key goals will be to secure our new corporate office accommodation and support a cultural shift to embrace flexible and digital working practices. You will act as a strategic adviser to the CEO, Board of Trustees and fellow directors on all financial and related legal and compliance issues.

You will be a qualified financial professional with experience of leading large complex teams. You must have exceptional interpersonal and negotiating skills and the ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally. You must have experience of working within a regulated environment, and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the challenges facing the Third Sector.

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Formal closing date for applications is:  9am, Monday 14th January 2018

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