Head of Commercial Finance – Jewish Care – London - c£80,000

Jewish Care is the largest provider of health and social care services for the Jewish community in the UK. Every week, we touch the lives of 10,000 people. We offer a wide range of services to people who are elderly, mentally ill, people with disabilities, holocaust survivors, and refugees. We offer support and guidance to families, carers and the bereaved.

Our five values are at the heart of the way we work. They drive how we act as individuals and as an organisation and shape our culture. We value Excellence, Integrity, Innovation, Compassion, and Inclusivity.

The Role of Head of Commercial Finance

We are seeking a Head of Commercial Finance to join the Jewish Care team. The position will provide commercial support to the Director of Care, Housing & Hospitality and proactively manage commercial issues across these three business areas.

This is a new role to Jewish Care and forms a key part of the restructure programme of the Finance team. The Head of Commercial Finance will be instrumental in supporting the commercial wellbeing of our Care, Housing and Hospitality services.

Responsibilities include:

  • Introducing robust financial performance monitoring tools across Care, Housing & Hospitality to provide clear and meaningful insight
  • Ensuring financial information and data is understood by a wide range of key stakeholders (including trustees, home managers, directorate team), all of whom have different levels of financial literacy
  • Accountable for long-term planning (3 years), short-term budgeting (1 year) across the Care, Housing and Hospitality services and within year forecasting
  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders to ensure a robust financial planning process
  • Leading the annual pricing process. This is a joint effort involving Marketing, Legal, Care and Finance and is a highly collaborative process


An experienced commercial finance professional, you will bring strong technical finance understanding along with an ability to liaise effectively with stakeholders at all levels. An understanding of the charity sector is desirable for the role.

Specific characteristics will include:

  • Robust post qualified experience (accountancy qualification or financial analysis qualification) in a commercial or semi-commercial environment, ideally within care, hospitality, hotels or related sectors
  • Skilled at providing meaningful insight into complex financial data and information
  • Ability to easily communicate complex financial information to a non-finance audience
  • Able to make complex data and messages easy to follow
  • Effective planner, both short and long term

We offer excellent benefits to reward you for your hard work, dedication and commitment. 

Please note all applicants must already hold the legal right to work in the UK.

Our policy on COVID-19

Jewish Care work with and support a vulnerable customer and client base, as such we request that any new joiners are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We will be unable to progress your application unless you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a documented medical exemption preventing you from being vaccinated. 

For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisors at Berwick Partners:

Lucy Ramsbottom

Head of Research & Principal Researcher

D:         +44 (0)161 498 3418


Ashley Crich

Principal Consultant – Financial Leadership Practice

D:        +44 (0)207 367 9753

M:        +44 (0) 798 941 0310


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