Employer: England Golf

Salary: Band 6: Competitive plus benefits

Location: Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire

Job Type: Permanent (Full time)

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The role of Finance Director is that of an Executive member of the Board of Directors for England Golf and a member of the Senior Management team.

The Finance Director is required to present the financial accounts of the organisation at the Annual General Meeting and is responsible for all the financial and statutory reporting, strategies, procedures and activities within England Golf and its 100% owned subsidiary, Woodhall Spa Golf Management 2005 Ltd (WSGM), which commercially manages the National Golf Centre at Woodhall Spa. WSGM is a commercial organisation with a turnover of £2.2M and staff of around 50.

This role will provide strategic and financial support to the Senior Management team and specifically the CEO. The successful candidate must be a qualified accountant to at least CIMA, ACCA, ACA or CIPFA level. You will need to have strong managerial skills and a proven track record of direct management and control of a minimum of £5M turnover. In addition, to have the ability to liaise with statutory agencies, and communicate across a wide range of audiences both external and internal. The ability to communicate complex technical matters to non-financial and senior finance colleagues within the organisation is essential as well as preparing and presenting financial and management accounts, reports and data. The Finance and Administration team works across the organisation, supporting all areas of the business and you must be able to quickly understand the nuances of a membership based and not-for-profit organisation along with the commercially run National Golf Centre and the pressures each area of the businesses face.

The post is full-time (Monday – Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm core hours), however, this role is required to work the hours necessary to reasonably discharge the duties and responsibilities and some travel may be required. The post is based at England Golf HQ in Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire.

Closing date: 24 November 2016

Interview date: 8 December 2016