Finance Director



Salary: £70,000 per annum

Watershed is looking for an experienced Finance Director to pro-actively lead Watershed’s financial strategy through a period of change and transformation and oversee their day-to-day financial management.

We are seeking a proactive candidate who will relish joining a collaborative and innovative organisation with a mandate for considered transformation. They will balance their enjoyment of getting stuck in and supporting a team with providing strategic insight and analysis to support business development.

Purpose of Job

The Finance Director is responsible for all aspects of Watershed’s financial management, in compliance with appropriate accounting standards and practices, company and charity law and associated guidance, including organisational and project budget setting, monitoring and control, financial and management information reporting systems and associated policies, financial controls and fraud prevention, invoicing, payroll, payments and associated banking and accounting, insurance, and audit.

The Finance Director will lead on the digital and systems transformation of the department, designing and managing a two year change process to ensure we have efficient and appropriate processes and procedures to continue to grow and develop the business.

The Finance Director is a member of Watersheds’ Executive Team. They will work alongside the CEO, General Manager and Board to set and deliver the finance strategy, in line with the organisation’s overall vision and business plan. The role is also supported by Watersheds’ Finance Sub Group, which is chaired by Lisa Gardner FCA, a Watershed Trustee and chartered accountant.

To Apply

Please visit the Watershed website to see the full job description and details of how to apply.

We will be holding interviews at Watershed on the detailed dates.

  • First round interview / presentation (if relevant): 
  • Second round interview: 

The closing date for this position is 18/08/2022 at 17:00

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