A Director of Finance to join our team
Reporting directly to the CEO, your strategic guidance and financial expertise will drive our fiscal success, ensuring optimal resource allocation, budget management and long-term financial planning.
As company secretary, you will play a pivotal role as guardian of corporate governance and regulatory compliance ensuring that Catalyst operates with the highest level of integrity and transparency.
With oversight of IT advancements, you will lead the integration of technology to optimise operational efficiencies and data protection and compliance.
As a member of the leadership team, this role will be instrumental in upholding our company values and ensuring that the impact of our vision and mission will resonate for years to come.
Catalyst is seeking to appoint an exceptional and experienced candidate to the position of Director of Finance. This leadership position will play a vital role in shaping the organisation’s financial strategy, ensuring financial stability, and driving growth.
Criteria may be enhanced to aid shortlisting. Exceptional candidates who do not meet the criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.
Catalyst is an independent, not-for-profit organisation. We work for the greater good to build an inclusive innovation community in an entrepreneurial ecosystem throughout Northern Ireland. The epicentre of Northern Ireland’s tech sector, we provide everything that innovators and entrepreneurs need to reach higher and succeed faster – a home, business support, connected networks and much more besides. We invest, pro bono, all surplus profits from our property portfolio into nurturing a community-led innovation ecosystem that supports over 900 start-ups, entrepreneurs, and innovators so they can grow, scale and flourish.
Diversity and inclusion aren’t boxes to tick on a CSR list. At Catalyst, they are part of our DNA, lived, breathed, seen, and heard across our community, projects, and co-working spaces.
We not only want to foster and empower a culture of innovation, but also an environment where people can be their true, authentic self and thrive, and we are proud to be recognised by the Diversity Charter for achieving silver status, with ambitions to progress to Gold.
As an equal opportunity employer, we recruit based solely on the individual’s ability to perform the role, and that’s allowed us to create an inclusive workplace which celebrates the diversity of our teams and community.
A certified Great Place to Work®, Catalyst is one of Northern Ireland’s most exciting employers.
With a strong vision of Opportunity for all from world-leading innovation, this is a workplace brimming with ambition to create social, cultural, and economic advantage. We are a force for good, bold in our approach with integrity at our core and passion in everything we do.
We approach everything with a straightforward, open and honest attitude. Every new challenge requires a brave, smart, and flexible way of thinking and we put integrity at the heart of every decision. Our strong moral code intuitively understands what doing the right thing means in every situation.
We love what we do. We are committed to our members and partners, ready to go above and beyond for the future we are building together. This is the ‘Catalyst Way’. We sharpen our senses, take calculated risks together and work hard for a brighter future.
Be ambitious and dare to be different. We are the catalyst that connects entrepreneurs and businesses to an eco-system and community that transforms ideas and innovation into real-world reality with global impact.
Emma Catalyst”s HR Officer and works in the People & Culture team.
As HR Officer, in a small and busy team, Emma is responsible for providing expert support on daily activities and key HR projects.
Prior to joining Catalyst, Emma obtained a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management and is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
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