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Just 1% of the national research spend has been allocated to this devastating disease

Work for Brain Tumour Research

Brain Tumour Research is an ambitious charity, passionate about finding a cure for brain tumours through the establishment of dedicated Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence around the UK and challenging the Government and larger cancer charities to increase the national investment for research into brain tumours to £35 million a year and bring parity with other cancers.

Our vision is to find a cure for all types of brain tumours. Our mission is to increase the UK investment in brain tumour research.

Following a year of change we are looking to grow our team in order to increase our contribution to the national investment in brain tumour research and to do more of our vital campaigning work in line with our 2025 strategy.

If you are passionate, energetic, professional and hardworking, and you think you've got what it takes to help us achieve our mission, then we would welcome your application for any suitable vacancies we have listed here. You can find out more about our philosophy and overall identity on our Vision, Mission and Values page

If we have no suitable or current vacancies, then please revisit this page soon and in the mean time register your interest here.

If you would like to volunteer to help our cause, please follow this link for more information about volunteering with Brain Tumour Research.

Please note, in addition to a competitive salary, employment benefits include a generous holiday allowance, occupational sick pay, access to private healthcare, and free parking.

Head of Finance and Accounting

Job Purpose:

To help drive the success of the charity by leading the Finance team and accounting functions of the Charity; delivering insightful management reporting and business analysis,  supervising the month-end processes, and ensuring statutory compliance.

Main duties:

  • Overall leadership of the Charity’s Finance operations
  • Drive the delivery of insightful management reporting and business analysis
  • Ensure financial data is captured accurately and on a timely basis
  • Lead the production of annual statutory accounts and impact reports, liaising with the auditors and providing financial and other supporting information as required
  • Responsibility for all tax affairs as relevant - Corporate Tax, VAT, Gift Aid, PAYE, etc.
  • Deputise for Director of Finance and Operations

Candidate profile:

Ambitious qualified accountant proficient in finance systems, an advanced working knowledge of Excel, experience of statutory reporting, tax compliance and previous managerial responsibilities.

Reports to: Director of Finance and Operations

Location: Head Office, Milton Keynes MK5 6LB

Salary: Circa £57,500 pa.

Closing Date: Wednesday 27th  July 2022

Early applications are encouraged, interviews will commence before the closing date if suitable candidates are identified.

Please send your CV with a covering letter, demonstrating why you are a suitable candidate, how you could add value to our organisation and detailing your current salary to:

Read the full job description here

No agencies, please.

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