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Head of Finance and Business Support

Title:  Head of Finance and Business Support

Area:  Executive Team

Reporting to:  CEO

All paid members of staff are accountable to the CEO, and ultimately the Trustees of TDAS

Place of work: Hybrid

Hours of Work:  30 hours

Salary/scale:  £32,611 - £35,206    (£40,221- £43,421 FTE)


A generous package including 34 days holiday per year inclusive of bank holidays (FTE), extra holidays, for long service, Employee pension scheme with employer contribution (after 3 months of employment), Cycle2work Scheme, Life assurance benefit, 365 days a year Employee Assistance Programme

Closing Date:  9am Thursday 28th March 2024

Date of Interview:  To be confirmed at Shortlisting Stage



Trafford Domestic Abuse Services (TDAS) is a Quality accredited, registered charity offering support to individuals and families who are affected by domestic abuse since 1990. We support families who live/work in the Trafford area and provide IDVA and Children and Young People (CYP) support services in Salford. We provide both intervention and prevention services and work in partnership with other voluntary organisations to support families across Greater Manchester


TDAS Values

Innovative:    introduce new ideas, are creative and foreword thinking.

Collaborative: work in partnership with key stakeholders to enable people to achieve a defined & common purpose

Openness:  create an open culture, provide transparent reporting, good fundraising and governance.

Person centred:  provide coordinated, personalized and enabling services to everyone

Empowering:  empower our service users to become stronger, more confident, being aware of their rights and privileges and live a more meaningful and fulfilling life.

Purpose of the role

As a member of the Executive team, the Head of Finance and Business Support will provide strategic financial and business services direction and oversight across the organisation, working closely with the CEO, Director of Operations and Service Managers as TDAS embeds its latest Strategy 2023 – 2026. You will lead on financial planning, management and reporting and work closely with the CEO to provide effective financial direction to the Treasurer, Finance Committee and the Board of Trustees.

You will be responsible for efficient policies, procedures, systems and practices to support the smooth running of the organisation and will be proactive in developing new systems and services to meet the needs of the organisation as it grows. You will be responsible for overseeing outsourced providers, including IT and Telecoms.

You will also manage external advisors and relationships with banks, auditors, legal, tax and other business services providers, ensuring value for money, contractual compliance, evaluation and quality assurance processes. You will also ensure compliance with Charities Commission and legal responsibilities.

You will oversee and provide excellent business service and support to TDAS staff. You will have experience of financial management, efficient administrative systems and a proven ability to both motivate and be a part of effective teams. You will have  excellent communication and organisational skills, be proactive and solution-focussed, and knowledgeable about or be able to access information about IT and other business services matters.


Application Criteria and Process

To apply for this position it is essential that you have a an accounting or equivalent qualification, and experience of operation of QuickBooks for accounting

You must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in finance management and line management.

This post is subject to DBS disclosure scheme

For further information please contact Tel: 0161 872 7368            

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