Head of Finance

Hove, East Sussex
Competitive salary commensurate with experience
07 Jan 2019
28 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen at Sussex Cricket to work as the Head of Finance.

A pivotal role to our business, the Head of Finance, working closely with the CEO, will have overall control and responsibility for all financial aspects of Sussex Cricket Limited, including the wholly-owned subsidiaries, the Sussex Cricket Foundation and Sussex Cricket Estates Limited.

The successful candidate will be a qualified member of an accountancy body or equivalent, with recent experience of running an in-house payroll. Exceptional accounting skills, strong commercial acumen and a proven successful track record of leading a finance function are prerequisites for the role.

As Head of Finance, you will be responsible for preparing management accounts and other relevant financial information, as well as working with colleagues to interpret and implement actions, ensuring the financial performance is optimised at all times. As with all leadership roles at Sussex Cricket, the role is hands-on and calls upon a valuesdriven and proactive individual who is comfortable balancing the operational and strategic demands.

We are looking for an exceptional communicator who can fully contribute to the development of the Organisation’s financial direction across all areas of the business. The ideal person will be a confident people person, dealing with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, face-to-face and on the phone.

The successful candidate will be a strong influencer, working alongside the Chief Executive, Honorary Treasurer and Leadership Team to grow the business through financial planning and execution of those plans.

For further information regarding the role, please visit our website at https://sussexcricket.co.uk/current-vacancies.

To apply, please send a covering letter setting out how you meet the requirements of the role, with your CV to: Kay Gunn, Head of People at recruitment@sussexcricket.co.uk.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Monday 28 January 2019 Please note that applications received after this time will not be considered.

No agencies thank you.

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