Finance Director

The mission of the PSA’s Finance Director is to oversee financial strategy and drive fiscal excellence.

Could you accept this mission?

As the Finance Director, you will be instrumental in shaping our financial policies and managing the fiscal activities that sustain and grow our Association. This key role involves close collaboration with other board members to ensure financial transparency and accountability.

The deadline to apply for this position is 31st May.

Interviews for the Finance Director role will take place on 6th June from 1-5pm. If this date isn’t suitable or convenient, then please let us know, and we will work on a time that can work.

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About You

Your profound understanding of financial management and strategic planning is coupled with a commitment to ethical standards. With expertise in pricing events, budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting, you are well-versed in navigating the complexities of finance in a non-profit setting. Your analytical skills are sharp, and your ability to communicate financial concepts to non-financial colleagues is second to none.

You have a proven track record of delivering and enhancing financial best practices. Your collaborative spirit provides the perfect platform for working as part of a team of directors, volunteers, suppliers, and other stakeholders.

You will endeavour to discover novel approaches that will enable the Association’s leadership to invest in developing projects and ventures that improve the member experience.  

We accept applications from all levels of our membership. The PSA is committed to continuing to make diversity, equity, and inclusion part of everything we do. We welcome applications from all interested parties and all qualified parties will receive consideration without regard to sex, gender (identity or expression), age, race, disability, religion, sexual orientation, pregnancy or marital status.

The Role

As the Finance Director, you will be pivotal in steering the Professional Speaking Association of UK & I (PSA UK&I) towards fiscal excellence. 

Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and oversee financial strategies that align with our organisational goals.
  • Working with the Association’s accountants to manage budgets, forecasts, and financial reports to support decision-making processes.
  • Determine the ticket pricing and overall budgets of regional and national events.
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and standards.
  • Provide strategic recommendations to the Board based on financial analysis and projections.
  • Supervise financial auditing processes and maintain accurate records.
  • Lead financial discussions at board meetings and provide insightful guidance.
  • Foster a culture of transparency and accountability within financial operations.

How to Apply

In the first instance please complete the application form below and tell us why you are ideal candidate for the role.

Successful candidates will attend a (usually virtual) panel interview and a follow-up conversation with the Chair before a decision is made.

Should you require any reasonable adjustments or support with any part of the application or interview process, please let us know.

 

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