Financial Controller

Contract: Full time / part time

Closing date: 22-05-2024

Salary: £45,000 - £60,000

Location: Remote

Salary £55K pro-rata (£27.5K for 0.5 FTE)

18 month fixed-term contract, with a view to permanency

Part-time (17.5 hours per week)

The Infection Prevention Society (IPS) is seeking an experienced Financial Controller on a part-time basis to manage the transition of the financial systems and processes. With 2,400 members, the IPS is dedicated to advancing infection prevention and control (IPC), playing a pivotal role in supporting IPC professionals, promoting best practices, and influencing policy to prevent infections.

The organisation is transitioning away from being a association-management / volunteer-led model to a small secretariat, hiring its first CEO and five other positions, including this most senior finance role. You will lead on the transition process covering all aspects of financial management, to ensure the Society’s financial integrity and sustainability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the financial transition to an in-house model.
  • Creating and testing all internal processes.
  • Oversee Statutory accounts, budgeting, credit control, financial reporting and compliance.
  • Manage payroll and pension scheme implementation.
  • Forecasting, budgeting, variance analysis and support with audit.
  • Investigate potential new income generation schemes with CEO.


  • Accountancy qualification (CIMA, ICAEW, AAT, ACCA, etc.)
  • Proven experience in a financial management role, ideally within a membership body, learned society, nfp/charity or public sector.
  • Open to part-time role only.
  • Knowledge of financial regulations and accounting principles.
  • Analytical and strategic mindset.
  • Strong comms to train and support non-financial staff.

If you're ready to take on this new and exciting challenge, and help shape the future of infection prevention, we want to hear from you! Please contact our retained consultant at Memcom Recruiment, . Application will be by CV and supporting statement.

Contact Info

Contact Name: Christian Turek

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