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The Finance & Admin Assistant will support the Finance and Admin Department through the recording and processing of financial information, data entry and general administration to ensure its smooth running.
The Finance and Operations Assistant will be part of the operations team at the Tax Justice Network which is led by the Director, Operations & Communications and includes the Finance Manager, who this post will report into, Operations Manager and Project Manager. The team lead and deliver on a range of operational services from financial management, risk management, project management, event management, Human Resources, IT systems and other enabling functions.
The two primary functions of the role (and the focus of each one of the roles if split) will be to support the financial management of the organisation by processing and reconciling financial records and running payroll, and to support the operational functions by administrating our human resource systems, recruitment processes and annual leave processes. All aspects of the role will focus on ensuring documents and records are accurate and appropriately electronically filed.
The operations team is a busy team in a fast moving and agile organisation. Therefore you need to be someone who is a problem solver and top multi-tasker who enjoys getting stuck into projects. You will need to masterfully juggle tasks and activities, anticipate what needs to be done and be proactive in pursuit of top quality operational support delivery. Due to the nature of the work we need someone who has an exceptional eye for detail, is driven by and excels in being accurate and ensuring tasks are complete and followed up as necessary.
The Tax Justice Network is a virtual organisation with all the team working remotely. You therefore need to be self-motivated and comfortable working alone, and alongside being thorough, diligent and independent you should have strength and confidence to judge when to reach out to colleagues to assist and support.
We are flexible on where the postholder is located, though ideally within the UK or one of the countries we have employment contracting arrangements which would include France, Germany and Spain. As mentioned above we are willing to consider splitting the role into two part-time posts or two part-time people job sharing as well as 1 person filling the role full time. We are also flexible about the working hours as long as the hours worked are spread over at least three days per week.
- Processing of all purchase invoices and expenses, including confirming authorisation, correct allocation to budget lines/tracking categories, preparing payment runs and ensuring proper record keeping throughout
- Processing the monthly UK payroll and liaising with non-UK payroll agents, maintaining record keeping and assisting with related accounting procedures
- Providing first line response to day to day finance queries, escalating or asking for input as required
- Administration relating to online donations and where applicable online sales (eg for ticketed events), including reconciling donor reporting between systems
- Preparing funder specific reporting, maintaining any funder required audit trails and assisting with project audits where required
- Undertaking monthly bank reconciliations of multiple bank accounts and assisting with other reconciliations and month end duties as required
Operations (including Human Resources)
- Supporting and administrating recruitment processes
- Ensuring staff HR records are up to date and accurate
- Administering the annual leave and absence systems
- Ensuring staff timesheets are maintained and authorised in a timely fashion
- Supporting the Operations Manager with the administration of events, both virtual and in person
- Assisting with team travel bookings/planning
- Providing project assistance to teams across the organisation, including project administration tasks as required
- Being knowledgeable about all internal operational systems, providing administration where required and supporting colleagues in their use of such systems
- Assisting with policy related administration as required, and ensuring compliance with organisational policies at all times
General (applicable to both posts if split)
- Maintaining effective communication and a collaborative approach, ensuring that all relevant information is shared with relevant staff
- Provide general support as required – you may be asked to jump onto other work where it’s needed
- Understanding and working towards individual, team and organisational objectives
Skills and experience
- Experience working in a similar finance and/or operational role
- Experience of undertaking fast-paced and varied administrative tasks
- Being able to demonstrate with experience a keen eye for detail and a thorough and methodical approach
- Strong IT skills with at least intermediate knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office 365 suite and preferably skills and experience of Airtable
- Ability to communicate effectively, accurately and succinctly in English, in writing and verbally
- For applications including the Finance responsibilities only:
- A knowledge of how finance transaction coding structures work and an understanding of double entry bookkeeping
- Experience of implementing systems and processes
- Highly competent in working with a variety of cloud-based platforms: Airtable, Xero, SharePoint, Slack, Zoom, Wordpress
- For applications including the Finance responsibilities only:
- Experience of working in a not-for-profit and within a small to medium sized organisation
- Experience of working with restricted funding grants
- Experience of working with multi-currency transactions
- Knowledge of payroll processing, including an understanding of withholding tax, social security and pension contributions
- Holding or working towards a finance qualification such as AAT
- Ability to work independently, and comfortable working with a fully remote team
- Highly organised with excellent time management, forward planning and prioritisation
- A proactive and calm problem solver
- Comfortable working at times under pressure and to regular deadlines
- Can work cooperatively and collaboratively both as part of a team and when engaging with external partners
- Open to feedback and review with the ability to adapt work and working style accordingly
- Commitment to own professional development
- Passion for tax justice and international development issues
HOW TO APPLY
Please upload a CV (resume) and answer a set of questions addressing some of the skills and attributes listed along with your motivation for applying using the link provided by 09:00 GMT+1 on Wednesday 6 July 2022. Please apply in English.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
A well-established and niche international NGO focusing on improving communities through heritage and craftmanship is seeking a part-time Finance Officer for a fully remote / home-based role on a 12 month contract basis.
The requirement is for 3 days per week, however the organisation is looking for someone who can work up to 4 days per week when required.
The organisation runs an array of international programmes in Afghanistan, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia & Jordan with the aim to revive historic areas and traditional crafts, to provide jobs, skills and a renewed sense of pride. In blending heritage, buildings, education and enterprise, they have created sustainable urban regeneration that hosts the revival of artisan industries in these countries.
The role will be on a 12 month consultancy contract paid as an hourly rate, working out to the equivalent of circa £36,000 per annum FTE / pro-rata in terms of take home pay.
The role would best suit a candidate who has worked at Finance Officer or Bookkeeper level within an organisation that has an international element, along with experience of FX / multi-currency payments.
There may be a possibility for this to transition into a permanent role, however this cannot be guaranteed.
The role will involve:
-Review supplier invoices/expense claims, collate supporting documents and get appropriate authorisations for payment per policy and set up bank transfer payments for dual authorisation
-Record income and expenditure transactions in QuickBooks and Xero, checking and ensuring correct coding
-Maintain record of donations received and inform relevant country FM and grant managers
-Administrate and review credit cards, ensuring usage is per policy and transactions are correctly posted to QB, with supporting documents and appropriate authorisations secured
-Review and process advance redemptions and petty cash, ensuring all receipts are provided and obtain approval per policy
-Review, record and reconcile bank and PayPal
-Assist in reconciling balance sheet accounts on monthly basis
-Monitor debtors and creditors on monthly basis
-Prior bookkeeping experience with understanding double entry
-Experience of using accounting system software, preferably QuickBooks and/or Xero
-Understanding of multi-currency accounting and FX transactions
-Good organisational skills, flexible and able to work remotely
-Cross-cultural understanding and ability to work across dispersed teams
-Understanding of charity finance regulations and practices preferable but not essential
Closing date: 29th June
Interviews: Remotely during w/c 4th July
Salary: Hourly rate equivalent to circa £36,000 FTE / pro-rata.
Please send a copy of your CV or email with any enquiries for further consideration.
This Finance Officer role sits between Finance and the wider organisation, working alongside the Supporter Care Team reconciling the growing individual income as well as supporting the Finance Team in other areas of reconciliation and control.
Process monthly income information into the SUN finance system from fundraising system (Raisers Edge) on a timely basis, with high accuracy
- Reconciliation of public fundraising income reported in SUN with all methods of processing receipts of these funds received on a monthly basis
- Represent finance in GiftAid claim process and related process improvement. Work with public fundraising team on GiftAid claims, conducting spot checking and overall checks to ensure consistent/timely claims are made
- Verify and reconcile GiftAid claims recorded in Raisers Edge and SUN
- Reconcile GiftAid claimed versus received in bank/other systems
- Record in SUN incoming grant/contract funds in UK banks, attribute to donor accounts (minimum of weekly) and support Programme Implementation (in-country finance) team's reconciliations of these
Reporting to the CEO of PIN UK, you will help PIN UK achieve its growth strategy with finance, compliance and administrative support in all working areas. People In Need (hereinafter PIN) is an international non-governmental, non-profit organization founded on the values of humanism, freedom, equality, dignity and solidarity. We believe that people anywhere in the world should have a right to make decisions about their lives and to benefit from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. PIN was originally founded in Prague, in the Czech Republic, by one of the student activists of the Velvet Revolution, against the Russian occupation. PIN now works to support local grassroots civil society and provide humanitarian assistance in more than 20 countries around the world. PIN set up the UK charity PIN UK in 2018.
The successful candidate will have relevant education or experience of working within a compliance, finance or operational function and be passionate about international development and humanitarian issues. This is an opportunity for professional growth within a dynamic, growing organisation. PIN UK is a small dynamic team and you will be offered capacity building support and opportunities for gaining experience in areas that interest you.
Key deliverables (essential duties and responsibilities):
- Use and manage the day-to-day operations of PIN UK’s financial, accounting and reporting system
- Responsibility for accurate, punctual and complete accounting data
- Support recruitment and human resources-related tasks
- Administrative office support
- Ensure an up-to-date archiving system of key finance and compliance documentation
- Produce budget spending reports
- With support from PIN UK’s CEO, act as the main focal point for auditors during PIN UK’s annual audit
- Make sure that PIN UK complies with requirements for a Charity registered in the UK, other relevant laws and donor’s requirements, working with PIN UK’s CEO to develop policies where necessary
- Perform regular compliance checks ensuring procedures are complied with and all tax payments made promptly and correctly and ensuring all forms properly completed.
What are we looking for?
- Relevant education or experience working in operational, administrative, finance or compliance roles (essential)
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, capable of working with people at all levels within and external to the NGO sector
- Team player
- Ease with complex, technical regulations
- Diligent and with a keen eye for detail
- Experience working with SAGE software and bookkeeping knowledge would be an advantage
- Experience of working in the non-profit/charity sector and UK Charity Commission requirements would be an advantage
- CA/ACA/ACCA qualified or equivalent would be an advantage
- Experience of payroll would be an advantage
- Additional leave
- Casual dress
- Company events
- Flexible schedule
- Language training provided
- Sick pay
- Work from home
We are an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law.
Closing date: 3rd July. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis so and we reserve the right to close this vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.
How to apply: Applications should include a CV and cover letter stating how you meet each requirements and why you are interested in the role.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
About Urban Synergy
Urban Synergy is an award-winning youth empowerment charity, founded in 2007 with the mission to inspire, guide, and ignite the ambitions of young people.
Our approach focuses on early support, to build confidence and show young people aged 9-24 years of age from underrepresented communities what’s possible. That’s why we connect them with aspirational - yet relatable - role models and mentors, as well as industry-leading companies.
Understanding that every young person, their circumstance, and their dreams are unique, we tailor our school programmes, mentoring, and work experience opportunities to help them reach their individual potential.
With the collaboration of our valued partners, we are building an equitable world where everyone, regardless of their background, is empowered to write their own future.
Expenses and Refunds
Cash flow reporting/ budgeting/ reforecasting
VAT reconciliations (possibly in the future)
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and clients.
PQ CIMA/ACCA or Equivalent.
Pivot Tables & VLookups.
Management accounts experience incorporating reporting, budgets, etc.
Previous Payroll reconciliation.
Experience/knowledge of VAT.
QuickBooks accounting software experience/knowledge.
Equal opportunities statement
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
Criminal records check
This post is subject to DBS – Disclosures and barring service checks.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Elrha is a global charity that finds solutions to complex humanitarian problems through research and innovation. We are seeking a Grants Assistant to provide temporary support to our Grant Operations & Finance team during a busy period. This is a great opportunity to gain entry-level experience in the humanitarian sector.
You will be assisting in the administration and coordination of our due diligence and contracting process. This is the final step in awarding new grants to organisations conducting innovation and research projects in humanitarian settings across the globe. In addition to tracking progress, and coordinating communications and documentation for a wide range of grants, you will also be trained to conduct vetting and basic risk assessment checks.
As part of a small team which works closely together, you will be well supported by your colleagues. You will also interact with other teams in Elrha, and with representatives of other organisations which may range from small community-based organisations, to large universities or INGOs.
You will have previous experience in an administrative support role and be able to pick up new processes quickly. You will have excellent organisational skills and be able to coordinate multiple tasks and workflows simultaneously. Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and a good command of the English language are essential, along with good knowledge of MS Office. Qualifications relevant to either business administration or the humanitarian sector would be advantageous, as would an understanding of the principles of contracting and due diligence.
If you want to be part of an organisation that creates positive change in the humanitarian sector then join us and we’ll give you every opportunity to succeed. In return, we can offer a large degree of autonomy and flexibility for you to shape the role, develop, learn and grow professionally. We are a committed, friendly and collaborative team, and the role is a great opportunity to develop your skills across a wide remit.
Please review the full job description for further details. When applying you will be taken through the Save the Children recruitment system. Please ensure you complete the personal statement as part of the application process to explain how you feel you meet the requirements of the role and why you feel this is next career move for you. Please note that we will assess your communication skills on the quality of your personal statement and CV as well as any presented achievements.
Elrha is a global charity that finds solutions to complex humanitarian problems through research and innovation. We fund and support projects that go on to shape the way in which people across the world are supported during a crisis. We are based in the UK, but our roles have a global reach. We’re an established and respected part of the humanitarian community, working closely and meaningfully with our fellow networks and actors to make change happen.
Elrha is currently transitioning to new hybrid ways of working and with the aim of promoting flexible working practices. Other than the expectation to attend occasional team meetings in person, for the purposes of building personal connections and successful collaborations, employees can chose to work either in their designated office base or at their home within the UK. We are happy to discuss flexible working options and patterns at interview.
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
Elrha is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work both external and internal. We strive to be an inclusive employer and particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups such as returning parents or carers who are re-entering work after a career break, people who are LGBTQ+, from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, with a disability, impairment, learning difference or long-term condition, with caring responsibilities, from different nations and regions, and from less advantaged socioeconomic backgrounds.
Salaries and benefits
Jobs are positioned within the salary structure based on evaluation. New employees will usually be appointed at the bottom of the grade, however the appointed salary may also take into account the relevant experience a candidate brings to a role. Elrha is committed to paying staff in a fair and equitable way and will benchmark all salary offers in line with the pay of existing staff.
Elrha also has a comprehensive benefits package including 25 days holiday entitlement which increases year on year, 5% employer pension contribution (3% employee contribution) and life cover.
Any employment with Elrha will be subject to the following checks prior to your start date:
a satisfactory police record check to include a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and/or an International Criminal Record Check (If applicable)
receipt of satisfactory references
proof of eligibility to work in the national location for this role
Elrha is a wholly owned subsidiary of Save the Children. We are able to benefit from a range of support services provided by Save the Children UK, including recruitment systems. For this reason you will be directed to Save the Children UK’s job portal upon clicking ‘apply’.
Please ensure you read the full job description and complete the Personal Statement as requested in the application process. We look forward to hearing from you.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Our partner is an award winning UK based charity, which is promoting different solutions to the issues facing international aid and the WASH sector including standalone social impact businesses and programmes to improve hygiene, sanitation and nutrition for under-fives; designed to increase resilience and self-reliance and improve the lives and life chances of farmers, families, women, girls and young children
We are recruiting a Head of Finance and Governance to support Chief Executive and provide strategic management and operational oversight of finance, HR and business support functions and to ensure that everything is done in the most financially effective manner and in compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements. The incumbent will be supported by qualified accountants in the UK and overseas and their local teams.
This is a part-time role, which would suit an experienced accountant/company secretary, seeking to work flexibly. The 2/3 days we anticipate this role requiring could be spread over 5 days, if the incumbent found this more convenient and all the requirements of the role can be met
- You will be the ultimate responsible person for all of the charity’s external and statutory financial reporting, including reports to funders, trustees and regulatory bodies, though the bulk of this work will be delivered by the finance teams in the UK and Africa.
- You will provide strategic budgetary and financial management support to the Chief Executive in London and the Managing and Finance Directors overseas, assisting them to develop compelling bids for fundraising and inward social investment and will liaise, if necessary, with the financial managers/reviewers of any potential funders/investors.
- You will provide advice and guidance on HR, contractual, corporate and statutory matters to the senior team in the UK and overseas, consulting/liaising if necessary with our lawyers, auditors, and other service providers in both countries.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
1.1. Financial strategy
Supporting the development of financial strategies under a variety of scenarios for internal management, trustee discussion and presentation to potential funders/investors.
Leading on financial discussions with trustees and prospective funders/investors.
Developing the financial competence and confidence of PA/BW’s senior teams.
1.2 Financial oversight
Ensuring that monthly management reporting, budgeting and forecasting is accurate and timely and supporting the needs of management, trustees, project managers, funders and donors.
Reviewing the annual budget proposals raising issues, challenging assumptions and, ultimately, agreeing same with the local teams.
Reviewing the monthly financial returns submitted/presented by the finance teams querying anomalies and overspends and agreeing/requiring actions to be taken.
Updating the rolling forecasts of income and expenditure (reflecting actuals to date), monitoring the bank positions and using this to approve or reject requests for ongoing or exceptional expenditure.
1.3 Financial management
Maintaining up to date Financial and HR Policy and Procedures Manuals and responding to requests for variations thereto or divergence therefrom.
Being the principal signatory and authorised administrator for all UK bank accounts and approving changes to the mandate for bank accounts overseas.
Approving and signing off all cash transfers
2. Programme support
2.1 Programme budgeting
Preparing, discussing, reviewing and agreeing the financial budgets for individual projects and/or generic programmes.
Assisting the teams with costing, pricing, taxing and other financial sales related issues.
2.2 Programme reporting
Maintaining cumulative records of expenditure by funder and overseeing the preparation of funder reports and audit completion statements confirming the full dispersal of funds.
Submitting financial claims to statutory funders as and when required.
3. Corporate obligations
3.1 Statutory reporting
Being the principal point of contact between the external auditors the Treasurer and the board.
Agreeing the annual audit timetable and priority audit areas with the external auditors
Reviewing the draft statutory accounts produced by the local finance teams, agreeing the split between restricted and unrestricted programmes, calculating carried forward balances and agreeing same with auditors.
Confirming the appropriate use of restricted income, writing the trustees’ annual review, securing an unqualified audit report, responding to the annual audit letter, convening and managing the AGM.
Reviewing and signing off all statutory filings and ensuring compliance with all regulatory restrictions and statutory obligations.
3.2 HR and legal
Ensuring compliance with all legal, statutory and regulatory requirements in the UK and all other countries of operations.
3.3 Trustee management
Preparation of board papers and management of board meetings.
PERSON SPECIFICATION (Desirable)
Educated to degree level or equivalent
Relevant financial, HR and legal experience and qualifications
Familiarity with complex donor reporting and of managing restricted/unrestricted funding
Experience of working in an international and highly regulated environment
Awareness of investor relations in a social investment and entrepreneurial context
Understanding of managing business support systems, including ICT and procurement
A thorough knowledge of HR systems and processes
An understanding of staff management and a willingness to support staff development
Experience of managing organisational development and systemic change
Excellent written and oral communications skills
RTW in the UK essential
Senior IT Support Officer / Uwch Swyddog Cefnogi TG
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week supported by flexible working
Place of work: Office, Warehouse and Home. Some occasional travel also needed to support remote sites
We thrive on innovation and creativity here at Tenovus Cancer Care and our IT support makes a huge difference to making sure we’re doing things in the best way. We’re passionate about helping communities and those affected by cancer and we can’t do this well without our IT.
Our people matter to us and we’re proud of who we are, what we do and how we do it.
What we’re looking for
We have recently moved our IT infrastructure to the cloud, and we are looking for someone who can support and develop that environment. You would be great for this job if you’re a natural people person who enjoys helping people to resolve their IT issues or fulfil their IT requests. You’ll be great at prioritising your work, multi-tasking and be a true IT professional who can explain ‘tech-speak’ in a way that people understand. Of course, it goes without saying that customer service is something that you take great pride in.
If you enjoy the challenge of delivering IT projects, this will be the job for you. It is a very exciting time for us with many IT projects already planned for the next 18 months.
What you’ll be doing
To be considered for this job your CV should show that you have:
- Experience providing consistent and excellent customer service with staff to support the IT needs of the organisation
- Confident with effectively communicating around IT matters across the organisation to provide expert advice
- Working knowledge of cloud technologies
- Experience in delivering IT Projects
- Experience on setting up, installing and maintaining new EUC hardware and software, such as installing specific software packages, or the installation and configuration of new desktop and laptop machines, or mobile communication devices
A cancer diagnosis can be frightening and stressful. We can help. We bring expert advice, emotional support and life-saving treatment to the heart of communities. We help cancer patients and their loved ones cope, and our vital research gives hope.
Our roles are popular with candidates because we’re a local employer with a good reputation working for a cause people are passionate about.
When you join us you’ll benefit from:
- Flexible working arrangements to help you achieve your best at work and manage other areas of your life effectively
- A generous 35 days annual leave (based on full time hours) including public holidays that increases with length of service. You can also buy up to 10 days of additional annual leave per year
- An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) offering access to 24/7 confidential advice and support
Please apply with your CV and covering letter addressing the criteria stated in the Person Specification via the Tenovus Cancer Care website by 11th July 2022.
You can also visit our Work for us pages that give you more information.
Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right change the closing date.
Tenovus Cancer Care is passionate about equality and diversity. As part of our cultural commitment, we welcome applications from all backgrounds and sections of the community. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer which means that our recruitment process is fully inclusive of all physical and mental disabilities and we’ll make adjustments as needed throughout our process.
If we can support you with your application at all please contact us.
If you are looking for your next career challenge, we'd love to hear from you.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This role is a fantastic opportunity to transition from technical month-end report to commercial analysis of the business with respect to potential risks and opportunities.
We are working with a highly reputed organisation within the arts sector. They are based in central London and will require the successful candidate to come into the office twice a week.
- Produce month end accounts for your department
- Put together your departments annual budget
- Compare actuals vs forecast and provide commentary on variances
- Advise your budget holders on their spend, with reference to risk and opportunities within the department/ wider business
- Produce dashboards to provide a holistic view of departments financial health
- Newly qualified accountant from practice of industry
- Excellent at relationship building
- Salary package up to £51,000
- Renown employer, who is known internationally and across different sectors
- Fantastic development opportunity for an ambitious, qualified accountant
Population Matters is a non-profit organisation that empowers women to take charge of family size, campaigns for more controlled human consumption, and seeks to tackle the population boom crisis that has been noted by luminaries such as Sir David Attenborough.
- We work with our global partners, friends, and stakeholders to achieve a better future for people and planet.
- We campaign, inform, undertake research and do all we can to encourage an open, fair-minded and constructive debate about population. We aim to create a wave of public awareness and corresponding policy action on overpopulation and unsustainable consumption.
- We promote positive, practical, ethical and entirely voluntary solutions — encouraging smaller families, inspiring people to consume sustainably, with the aim of enabling everyone to enjoy a decent quality of life whilst respecting and sustaining the natural ecosystems upon which all life on earth depends.
- We empower choice. In a world of finite resources, our reproductive and consumption choices are critical for achieving that vision of humanity in harmony with nature, prospering on a healthy planet. We believe everyone should have the freedom and ability to choose a smaller family.
- We are committed to human rights, women’s empowerment and global justice. We believe action to address population must always be consistent with these principles.
What we’re looking for
Having achieved 265% growth in income since 2017, we are in a strong growth position and are looking for a talented Head of Finance and Operations who can contribute to building a resilient, sustainable organisation. You will help us to consolidate our current position and put us on a sure footing for continued growth, as we take advantage of the opportunities available to us.
This is a new role and contributes to the re-organisation and development of our SMT, and represents confident investment in the charity’s future growth. We are looking for someone who can work in lock-step with the Executive Director and Board to develop and implement business plans that are robust enough to accommodate our rapid growth and flexible enough to take advantage of emerging opportunities.
You will lead on the development of our financial systems and management, as well as the management and optimisation of our business operations – covering finance, IT, HR, governance, administration, legal, and facilities. Whilst the role has a mixed portfolio, it’s worth noting that the finance element is absolutely at the heart of the position.
Playing a key role on the Senior Management Team, you will be responsible for ensuring that Population Matter’s day-to-day finances and operations remain compliant, responsive and efficient.
We try to avoid prescriptive person specifications, as they limit the diversity of experience on our team. Instead, we have just four questions for you:
- Do you have an accountancy qualification and significant experience of overseeing finance functions in UK charities, with demonstrable success in building robust financial systems within high-growth environments?
- Do you have a keen eye for detail and a desire to drive ongoing improvements, building efficient structures and processes that limit bureaucracy and drive growth?
- Do you have the team building skills needed to work with a highly-motivated, diverse, remote working and internationally operating staff team? Not to forget building a positive, dynamic relationship with our Board.
- Do you have a commitment to the change we’re trying to create and the way in which we’re trying to create it?
If you like what we do, the role is grabbing your attention, and you answered yes to the questions above, then we’d wholeheartedly recommend you read our detailed application pack, by following the link below, and consider putting an application together.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Senior Financial Accountant. Interim. £300 per day Ltd. (Outside IR35). Remote or Hybrid
For a large international organisation with presence in over 120 countries, we are recruiting an Interim Senior Financial Accountant to manage the end-to-end accounting processes across their largest business unit including month and year-end close. The Interim Senior Financial Accountant will ensure consistent, accurate and robust financial accounting processes in line with corporate policies. This role is outside the scope of IR35 and can be worked remotely, so would suit Ltd Co.
- Manage the month-end process. Report to the UK Finance Controller for pre-closing and month-end closing steps
- Review and monitor all accounting transactions and adjustments
- Financial control for the UK region businesses including monthly invoicing and credit checks
- Management of global fee reconciliations and recharges
- Financial control for a smaller UK-based business
- Financial control for a global operations team including roll-out and re-charge processes
- Management of the Shared Service Centre relationships including management of 2 staff in the SSC
- Lead on corporate business processes
- Point of contact for Corporate Finance for Treasury and Tax
- Cash-flow forecasting and reporting
- Review reconciliations for all control accounts to balance sheet accounts
- Manage internal audit and NAO audit preparation
- Develop and roll-out effective finance processes, standards, templates, and systems
- Liaise with Risk and Compliance, SSC, Corporate Finance, Tax and Treasury and External Suppliers
- Qualified Accountant (CCAB)
- Experience in Financial Control and in meeting deadlines
- Experience of SAP financial control system
- Experience of managing a diverse group of stakeholders in multiple locations
- Experience of ERP systems
- Experience of MS tools including MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
- Experience of working in international and multi-cultural organisations
- Experience of redesigning and automating processes
As an employer, we are committed to ensuring the representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps, we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable.
About the role:
An expansion in our portfolio and pipeline of restricted funds has led to the creation of this opportunity. Reporting to the COO, you will be responsible for technical support and oversight of all major financial aspects of our grants and other restricted funds. You will support our fundraising team, country teams and partners with the financial aspects of proposal development and project implementation, monitoring, and reporting. You will support our forecasting processes and enhance our management information and control environment.
A qualified or part-qualified accountant or with a strong depth of relevant experience, you will be highly analytical and have excellent communication skills to present complex information in a relevant and clear way. You will be a team player who can deliver under tight deadlines, and you will have a passion for supporting our country finance teams and partners to enhance their own capabilities to manage the financial aspects of grants.
In return, we’ll provide you with the chance to have a real impact in a collaborative and ambitious organisation who are proud of what we do and the difference we make and will provide the opportunities and guidance to help you to develop and grow.
About Hope and Homes for Children:
We believe children belong in families, never orphanages. Because orphanages harm children. The majority of those who experience life inside an institution suffer violence, abuse, and neglect. Denied the chance to grow up in a family, they’re more likely to become homeless later in life, to have run-ins with the law, and to experience mental and physical health issues.
The shocking truth is that these are almost always children who have, or could have, a family to look after them. To love them. But every day, a broken system puts pressure on parents to give up their children. They'll be safe from war, can escape poverty, will get an education. False promises. No child should have to trade their family for their future.
Today, over 5.4 million children are trapped within institutions. It’s not right and it must stop. Children deserve so much better. Always.
Since 1994, Hope and Homes for Children has been working to stop the institutionalisation of children. We’re 250 people, in ten countries, inspiring organisations, including the UN, EU and governments around the world, to close the doors of orphanages forever. Instead, we fight for every child to feel the love and belonging of a safe family home.
Location: Flexible within the UK, with occasional trips to our Salisbury or London offices.
Contract Type: Permanent.
Hours: 30-37.5 hours (4-5 days/week)
Salary: £38,000-£42,000 gross per annum, pro-rata, if part time.
Closing Date:? The final cut off for applications is 12th July 2022.
To apply, please upload your CV and a brief cover letter (500 words max) which briefly summarises your career, how you meet the person specification and why you’d like this role.
Other information: This post requires the post holder to have the right to work in the UK.
HHC actively encourages equality and diversity, and we look to recruit across age, gender, ethnicity, and background as we believe diversity brings us closer to our mission of eliminating orphanages.
You may have experience of the following: Finance Manager, Accountant, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, Post Qualified, Finance Team Leader, Financial Accountant, Management Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Accounts Assistant, AAT, Accountancy, etc.
Ref: 133 781
Salary £18,018 - £20,000 per annum including London Allowance
Contract 35 per week
Contract Type Fixed term 21 months
Based Home working (London)
Closing date: 05/07/2022
Interview date: TBC
As the Payroll Officer you will be accountable for working with the Payroll Supervisors to ensure the delivery of an effective and efficient, high quality payroll service to staff and managers across the Charity. You will be required to provide an effective and accurate output of work to meet the demands of the role, ensuring a consistently high level of customer care is provided, and work to agreed timeframes and tight deadlines.
What we are looking for:
- Highly proficient in using Excel, outlook, and other systems such as HR and Payroll.
- Accuracy and attention to detail.
- Customer service skills - especially written.
- Experienced at working within a team and within a HR Shared Service Centre environment.
What's in it for you:
- Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
- Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
- Continuous development
- Industry leading training programmes
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Flexible Working
Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.
We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.
Shortlisting and Interviews will happen on a rolling basis so early application is encouraged. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.
Every day of your life matters - from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We're a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.
Everyone knows our daffodil, but it's our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.
Assistant Management Accountant
We now have a number of exciting opportunities for flexible and proactive individuals to join the charity’s 20+ strong Finance Department.
Position: Assistant Management Accountant
Location: Working principally from home, flexibility will be required for occasional onsite working in Devon, currently estimated to be 1-2 days per week
Hours: Full-time (part-time considered - minimum 21 hours per week)
Salary: £30,000 per annum, plus study support
Benefits: Generous annual leave, pension scheme, Healthshield plan, confidential counselling service, subsidised restaurant, free parking, enhanced maternity/paternity benefits, Life Assurance Scheme, 31 day’s holiday per year, inclusive of the 8 statutory public holidays. This increases by one day each year until a maximum of 34 days is reached.
Closing Date: Sunday 10 July 2022.
As Assistant Management Accountant in either the Equine Operations and Resources area or the Income and Marketing Communications area (including commercial operations), you will provide support to cost centre managers, together with comprehensive analysis of income/expenditure and will be responsible for monthly accruals and prepayments.
Principal duties and responsibilities within this multifunctional and rewarding role will include the following:
- Assisting in the production of the monthly management accounts, including accruals and prepayments, and writing variance commentary for dedicated cost centres
- Providing a finance business partnering service, giving advice and support to cost centre managers including training and coaching on all aspects of quarterly reforecasting and monthly reporting
- The collation and analysis of high volumes of complex data, interpreting trends and variances from budgets and forecasts
- The provision of high-quality management accounting data
- Management of the General Ledger and Project Ledger
Please note: a generous study support package including both cost and time elements will be offered.
With strong communication, collaborative and interpersonal skills, the Assistant Management Accountant will ensure that strong relationships are developed and maintained with operational managers and their teams, improving the impact and understanding of financial reporting on charity performance and delivering insight that links financial reports to business strategies.
You will have:
- AAT or part qualified CIMA is preferred, although QBE will also be considered
- Experience in a management accounting/finance business partner role
- Experience of a computerised accounting system
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft applications, particularly Excel, including some experience of dealing with high volumes of data
Knowledge of Open Accounts software, experience of budgeting and forecasting and experience of playing a key role in projects are desirable.
The charity offers a working environment second to none. Based in Sidmouth in East Devon – an area of outstanding natural beauty – the offices are located in a glorious setting overlooking the sea, there is a staff wellbeing programme and the organisations initiatives have received a royal seal of approval (recently highly commended in the 2021 Princess Anne Training Awards for the response to Covid-19), and the hundreds of resident donkeys – some literally a few yards from your office – will always be pleased to see you!
About the Organisation
The charity is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide. They are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering and their contribution to humanity is fully valued.
“The Sanctuary is a positive place to work with friendly staff and a wonderful charity. With amazing work throughout the world, once you join you never want to leave!”
Our client is a Disability Confident Employer. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults) and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.
You may have experience in areas such as Management Accountant, Accountant, Senior Management Accountant, Junior Management Accountant, Lead Management Accountant, Project Management Accountant, Assistant Accountant, Finance, Finance Controller, Finance Manager, Business Accountant, Finance Manager, Finance Director, Head of Finance, Business Accountant, Accountant, CCAB, Financial Controller, Financial Control, CFO. ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA.