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Finance Director

at Social and Sustainable Capital in London, United Kingdom

About the Job

We are looking for an experienced professional who has managed a finance function and assumed responsibility for finance related matters within a regulated financial services firm.  The individual will be part of the leadership team and contribute to the wider strategic direction of the firm as it scales up centralised functions to meet increased investment capacity.

The role will oversee the budgeting, bookkeeping and audit for SASC, as well as managing all the financial and regulatory work required for the FCA. A key aspect of the role will also be to manage the finance function for all our of investment funds including fund modelling, audit and reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

Direct Reports: 2 x 0.5 FTE Annual budgeting process and bookkeeping  Monthly management accounts  Financial and regulatory reporting to FCA  Investor due diligence and reporting Treasury management function Quarterly management accounts and reporting Fund modelling and analysis

Qualifications

Requirements and Personal Qualities:

Qualified Accountant Operational experience in Regulated Financial Services (ideally Asset Management or other Financial Services) Recent experience in implementing Change Management and Transformation in Finance function desirable  Excellent organisational, planning and project management skills and ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders  Modelling skills Ability to inspire and influence with insights and strategies  A self-starter and a can-do attitude 

To apply

Please apply by sending your CV and covering letter to Mika Gould, mika@woolfandco.com at Woolf & Co. explaining how you meet the person specification and why you think you would be the right person to join our team.

All applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits.

Social and Sustainable Capital

SASC is an ambitious, fast-growing social investment fund manager providing flexible finance to inspiring social sector organisations. Since launch in 2014, we have invested over £135m of capital into non-profit organisations across the UK. We put social impact at the heart of everything we do. We work with charities and social enterprises who are tackling entrenched social issues. Our four funds enable organisations to scale sustainably, with a focus on social housing and community based renewable energy projects. In early 2020, SASC received significant investment to help the company grow to meet the demands of the social sector. SASC is now entering an exciting phase in its development and is seeking to expand the team.

Social and Sustainable Capital is committed to building a workforce which represents the communities and businesses we collaborate with, and a working environment in which everyone feels respected, fairly treated, valued and able to reach their full potential. We particularly encourage people from groups underrepresented in senior roles to apply for this position, such as people with disabilities, and those from Black and Minority Ethnic Communities.