Assistant Director, Head of Finance

Chartered Society of Designers
Closing date 29 November 2022
Location London and home-based
Position type Permanent
Role Finance / Purchasing
Education Bachelor's
Experience >3 years
Salary Up to GBP 81,088
Benefits See below

Job description

Exciting opportunity to join the leadership group of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), providing senior financial leadership across the organisation.

Heading up the finance team, you will provide expert advice and challenge to support the CSP to channel its resources to have the greatest impact on our members and the patients they serve, aligning our finances to our corporate strategy and operational plans.

The Assistant Director will lead strategic projects and cultural change intiatives to drive the professional standards of the CSP through business partnering and improved challenge, understanding, systems and processes, controls, procedures and the delivery of insightful management information. The role leads on the statutory accounts, management accounts and regulatory reporting and compliance across the organisation.

You will need to be a talented communicator, developing excellent working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. You will translate the strategic aims and challenges into transformational plans, where colleagues and members are engaged, inspired and accountable for their role in their delivery.

Experience of working successfully at a senior level in a similar size organisation is essential, along with the ambition to play a significant role in the senior leadership of an organisation with our mission, vision and values.

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and Our Values

The CSP is the professional, educational and trade union body for the UK's 63,000 chartered physiotherapists, physiotherapy students and support workers; and one of the largest representative bodies in healthcare. We are proud to have been awarded the 2022 Best Companies One to Watch accreditation.

At the CSP our goal is to create a culture which is characterised by innovation, respect, encouragement, passion and teamwork. We all strive for continuous improvement and to be the best at everything we do. We aspire to work in a way that embodies our values of learning, courage, inclusive and integrity. Our shared values are part of our organisational DNA and reflect the expectations we have of ourselves and others. They guide what we do and how we do it to hav

Click here to view a copy of the Candidate Information Pack.

 *The CSP operates hybrid working where employees can work between their home and the office. Through discussions with line managers, the CSP encourages employees to decide how, when and where they work best in a way that balances the needs of the CSP, the team and themselves. Employees are still expected to attend the office for in person meetings when required for their role and the organisation. Homeworking is subject to meeting homeworking assessment requirements, which includes a minimum broadband speed of 18Mbps.


How to apply

To apply for the role please click on the ‘Apply online’ and complete the online application form. CVs will not be accepted.

 If you require any adjustments during the application stage, please email the Human Resources team at [email protected].

 Closing date: 10am, 29 November 2022

Interview date: 12 December 2022

The CSP is committed to equity of opportunity, and we aim to provide a working and learning environment which is free from discrimination. We are taking appropriate steps to create a workforce that reflects the diverse society we work and live in and therefore positively encourage candidates from all sections of the community to apply. To see our Equity, Diversity and Belonging strategy please click here.

We offer an excellent benefits package, including 27 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays, Christmas office closure between 25 December to 1 January and generous pension scheme.

To enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life, we would be happy to discuss flexible working arrangements with shortlisted candidates (subject to business needs).