Director of Finance & Resources – Sheffield Museums Trust

Posted on: 11/04/2022

The Director of Finance & Resources will be responsible for leading the strategic financial management and operations of the Trust and its commercial subsidiary; and will shape strategic decision making as a key member of the Executive team.

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Up to £50,000

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • leading the Finance and Resources directorate – to include Finance, HR, Commercial, Operations, Estates and Corporate Resources
  • preparing budgets and forecasts – working with budget holders to ensure the efficient and effective use of financial resources
  • continual improvement of accounting process and systems
  • reviewing management accounts and KPI’s
  • submission of VAT and other taxation returns
  • leading the preparation and audit of the annual statutory financial statements
  • identification, management and control of designated and restricted funds
  • cash-flow management
  • maintaining effective systems for collecting and the optimisation of donations through gift aid
  • supporting colleagues in preparing grant applications and negotiations with all funding bodies and monitor the performance of grant funded activities of the Museums
  • overseeing the HR function; ensuring HR policies and procedures are legally compliant and act as the strategic lead for IT provision, liaising closely with our IT provider
  • the accurate and timely processing of payroll and pensions
  • the success of the commercial subsidiary and liaison with the Board of Directors
  • ensuring the trust is appropriately insured across its sites, people, activities and collections
  • the trust’s property arrangements

Key Skills / Qualifications:

  • Fully qualified member of CCAB accounting body
  • Proven track record within a financial management role
  • Experience of overseeing HR, IT and facilities is preferred
  • Experience of leading and motivating a team
  • Ability to communicate complex financial information at all levels of the business

For more information and how to apply, click here.

Deadline: Monday 18th April 2022