Director of Finance & Operations (REF: DF&O 1-18)

Salary £42,500-£47,500  F/T according to experience. Candidates wishing to work a 4 day week (0.8 FTE) will be considered.

A rare opportunity has arisen to join the Senior Management Team of award-winning charity Create, the UK’s leading charity empowering lives through the creative arts. The new role of Director of Finance & Operations (DF&O), which has been created in response to Create’s recent and anticipated growth, reports directly to the Chief Executive (CE). The DF&O oversees a bookkeeper and the Office Manager (a role shared with Executive Assistant to the CE). The successful candidate will bring significant levels of experience and expertise, and a commitment to the ethos and values of Create. Create was shortlisted for both national Charity of the Year awards in 2016; and won eight prestigious awards during 2017.

Primary Objectives

To direct, administer and coordinate the financial and operational activities of the Charity in accordance with policies, goals and objectives established by the CE and the Board of Trustees (‘the Trustees’), and to assure the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of the planning and reporting of the delivery of these services.

Download the job description and person specification here.


The deadline for applications for the position is 10am on Tuesday 3 July 2018.

Interviews will be held at Create’s offices on Wednesday 11 July 2018.

To apply, please send your completed application form with a short covering email/letter providing a telephone number where you can be contacted in confidence.

Download the application form here.

Completed application forms can be emailed to (please type the job title and reference in the subject field) or mailed to:

Strictly Private & Confidential
Ms N Falzarano
EA to the Chief Executive & Office Manager
379 Salisbury House

London Wall
London, EC2M 5QQ

No agencies/consultancies.

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