We’re Hiring – Finance Director for our People Hub Programmes

We’re searching for a Finance Director with a difference.  You will be working with the Smart Working Revolution Team, part time, 2 days per week with flexibility to do a little more from time to time. But the difference is, you will be able to help and guide us on our grant funded programme!


Cornwall with Smart Working, of course.  We get together once a week in beautiful St Agnes at our Revolution HQ.

About Us

The Smart Working Revolution is a dynamic small business dedicated to transforming the way people work. We specialise in providing innovative solutions for Smart Working, enabling companies to thrive in the modern era.

However, this part of our business is dedicated to skills and employability training in Cornwall. Our participants are trained and ready to work in smart working roles.

Smart Working is not just about working remotely or hybrid, it is a Smart Business Wisdom that goes beyond hybrid or remote work; it’s a holistic approach to operating smarter, driven by smart leadership, modern day business skills, workforce transformation and cutting-edge technology—regardless of where you carry out your work.

Job Description

Are you a seasoned finance professional with a proven track record in all aspects of financial management? Are you passionate about driving growth and managing our government grant funding? An you fun to work with and happy to bring your authentic self to work?  If so, we want you to join our team as a Finance Director at Smart Working Revolution!


  • Financial Strategy: Develop and implement financial strategies aligned with the company’s goals and objectives.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Oversee budgeting processes and prepare accurate financial forecasts to support decision-making.
  • Financial Reporting: Produce timely and comprehensive financial reports for management and stakeholders, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Cash Flow Management: Manage cash flow effectively to support business operations and growth initiatives.
  • Risk Management: Identify and mitigate financial risks through proactive analysis and strategic planning.
  • Government Grant Funding: Manage government grant funding opportunities to support business development projects.
  • Tax Compliance: Ensure compliance with tax regulations and optimize tax planning strategies to minimize liabilities.
  • Team Work: Lead and mentor the wider team on all aspects of finance, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation and continuous improvement. You will be able to show us that numbers are fun!


  • Fully qualified ACA, ICAS, ACCA or CIMA.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial management roles, with a focus on small business finance.
  • Strong understanding of government grant funding processes and regulations
  • Proven expertise in budgeting, financial analysis, and strategic planning
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to drive results and adapt to changing business environments.
  • You will also be happy to tootle about Cornwall from time to time.


  • Competitive salary
  • Generous leave arrangements
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact and contribute to the success of a growing business
  • Flexible work arrangements and a supportive work environment

If you’re ready to take on a leadership role in finance and help shape the future of Smart Working Revolution, apply now! We look forward to welcoming you to our team. Contact @josh@smartworkingrevolution.com

This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. Cornwall Council has been chosen by Government as a Lead Authority for the fund and is responsible for monitoring the progress of projects funded through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

“The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK Government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK by investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit this link.