Chief Financial Officer

Commensurate with the seniority of the appointment
10 Aug 2020
07 Sep 2020
Job Role
CFO, Head of Finance

Our vision is a full life for everyone affected by epilepsy.

We want everyone affected by epilepsy to have the best opportunity for a full life – as free from seizures as possible. We set out to make a difference to every person affected by epilepsy whatever their background, however seriously it affects them, and whether they have the condition themselves or are close to someone with epilepsy.

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life of people affected by epilepsy by promoting public awareness and education, by undertaking research and by delivering specialist medical care and support services.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, we are looking for an outstanding Chief Financial Officer. The successful candidate will be an experienced, well-rounded, resilient leader with commercial acumen, strategic insight and a track record of delivering financial and operational excellence in complex environments. The responsibilities of the role are wide-ranging: from sound day to day management to that of strategic planning and delivery.

The successful individual will play a crucial role, not just in ensuring Epilepsy Society meets its financial obligations while progressing its ambitious change agenda, but also leading Epilepsy Society through its next phase of its strategic development. The role has overall accountability for the finance, IT and corporate governance (Company Secretary) functions.

To apply, please upload an up-to-date curriculum vitae (including comprehensive details of key achievements and responsibilities) along with a covering letter of application summarising motivation in applying and addressing the role description, key competencies, and person specification at, quoting reference 4626.

The closing date for applications is Monday 7th September 2020 at 9am BST. The role will be based at Epilepsy Society’s centre in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire and the salary is commensurate with the seniority of the appointment.

Epilepsy Society is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that is inclusive and that is free of barriers based on age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), sexual orientation, religion or belief, or because someone is married or in a civil partnership.

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