I CAN is looking for a highly motivated and forward-thinking finance professional with robust technical skills to provide high quality support to the Finance team to ensure future growth, stability and success. This role will work closely with the Head of Finance & IT and Senior Management Team to ensure the effective financial planning, control and management within the organisation.
Your key responsibilities will include:
Being responsible for the coverage of full Finance function; ensuring financial controls are maintained; preparation of month end management accounts, Board meetings packs and documents for Finance & Audit Committees;
Assisting in the development of strategy, business planning and strategic projects; developing projections and business models; budget setting, forecasting and providing Business Partnering support to The Communication Trust;
- Being responsible for ensuring the organisation’s understanding of the government’s funding regime for schools is up to date and being the main point of contact with the Education Funding Agency;
Leading the relationship with auditors; completion of VAT and Gift Aid returns; preparation of statutory accounts.
The successful candidate will be fully qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIPFA/CIMA) within charity or public sector. You will be analytically-minded with excellent organisational and project management skills. We are looking for someone who is eager to learn, flexible in approach but firm when necessary, who can work on their own initiative and thrives when thinking and acting proactively. You will have the skill to communicate complex financial information to stakeholders and possess the ability to influence and build rapport with a range of finance and non-finance persons across the organisation. Enthusiasm for the sector is a must.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a high calibre finance profession looking to make an impact in the sector and will provide an excellent platform in your career.
Are you interested? Then take a look at our candidate pack before you decide. This informs you why I CAN exists, what we do, why we think this is a great place to work, what we can offer you and what our corporate and people plans are for the year ahead. To apply, please send an up-to-date CV, along with a supporting statement outlining how you meet the person specification and what additional value you offer that is relevant to the post. We will be shortlisting against criteria so do ensure you offer clear evidence. Interviews are scheduled to take place week beginning 21st October 2019.
The British Asian Trust is undergoing an exciting and ambitious period of growth. Our annual turnover has more than tripled in recent years helping us to increase our impact in South Asia through meaningful programmes of activity that release people from poverty and allow their full potential to be met.
The next stage of our journey will be dependent upon our expertise in growing and diversifying our income streams, extending our reach within the diaspora and beyond, and maximising the opportunity of being supported by some of the most successful South Asian business leaders and entrepreneurs in the world.
We will operate on the cusp between philanthropy and impact investment, driving programmes that are bold and progressive in their vision for social change. We are also in the process of merging with a major conservation organisation and will be looking to fund and grow a new conservation vertical.
We are now recruiting for a number of key positions in our Fundraising and Operations teams to help make this plan a reality. All jobs are based in our London office.
- Fundraising Manager - ECB (full-time)
- Programme Fundraising Manager (full-time)
- Prospect Research Manager (part time – 0.5 FTE)
- Finance Manager (part time – 0.7FTE)
If you are excited by our work, are great at what you do and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, we’d love to hear from you.
To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter telling us in no more than 2 pages why you are the right person for the role.
Closing date for applications:
- Fundraising Manager ECB - Monday 30 September
- Programme Fundraising Manager - Monday 30 September
- Prospect Research Manager - Monday 7 October
- Finance Manager - Wednesday 2 October
Interviews will be held on the following dates:
- Fundraising Manager ECB - Monday 7 October
- Programme Fundraising Manager - Friday 4 October
- Prospect Research Manager - Friday 11 October
- Finance Manager - Wednesday 9 or Thursday 10 October
Finance and Governance Manager Part Time - 22.5 hours a week, up to £21,000 (£35K pro rata)
Neighbourhood Watch Network (NWN) is the representative body for the 32 Neighbourhood Watch Police Force Associations across England and Wales and the Neighbourhood Watch Borough Associations in London.
Neighbourhood Watch Network supports and represents the successful grass roots, volunteer led group of organisations under the Neighbourhood Watch brand. We are funded by the Home Office and two sponsor organisations in the private sector. The turnover is in the order of £400,000 per annum.
Neighbourhood Watch was founded on the premise of bringing people together as neighbours and communities to help prevent crime and all the evidence suggests that the need for this today is as great as it has ever been. Neighbourhood Watch is a powerful organisation with approximately 2.3 million members and a brand that is recognised by 94% of people in England and Wales. The overarching aim of the new 3 Year Strategy is to build on the history, strength and size of Neighbourhood Watch and to re-invigorate the charity into an even more relevant and more diverse organisation.
We are seeking to appoint a part time Finance and Governance Manager who will be responsible for i) NWN’s financial management functions ii) Supporting the Board of Trustees and Governance of the organisation.
As a key member of the leadership team you will work closely with the Chief Executive and Treasurer and manage the finance function effectively. Responsibilities include preparing budgets, management accounts, forecasts, statutory accounts and annual audits, payroll and grant administration, supplier expenses using SAGE, posting of invoices to relevant ledgers, bank reconciliations, petty cash, and journal preparation.
To Apply for thhis exciting Role please submit your VV and a Supporting Statement, of no more than 2 sides, adressing how you meet the Experiance, Skills and Experiance required for the role.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
An opportunity has arisen within the Finance Team for a qualified Finance Business Partner interested in managing the development of business processes and reports across the different funds of the Trussell Trust, creating and implementing process improvements and reconciling information between the CRM and finance systems.
If you are looking for a role in this area and you are passionate about the work of The Trussell Trust, we’d love to hear from you.
For more information and to apply for this role please click on the button below and then follow the instructions given.
Please note, incomplete or speculative applications will not be considered.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We want local philanthropy to be the norm, and our vision is that communities are able to help all those in need. We are looking for a Finance Manager to help us deliver this vision.
At UK Community Foundations, we are passionate about supporting communities. We are the national membership body for the 46 Community Foundations in the UK, who help people, companies and other donors give effectively to strengthen their local communities. Our network is one of the largest grant makers in the country, giving out nearly £100m in 2018-19.
This is an exciting opportunity to lead on all things finance from month end processes to the production of management information to the Board. You will be driven to seek efficiencies in processes and ways of working, and good at developing relationships across teams. You will likely be studying to be an accountant or recently qualified and looking for an opportunity to develop and put your skills into practice in a busy and rewarding environment. If you share our belief in local communities, are committed to learning and excellence, and work well as part of a team, then we would love to hear from you.
At UKCF we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We are therefore using the Applied platform to ensure any unconscious bias is removed from our recruitment process. To find out more about the role and to apply please click on the 'Apply on website' link below where you will be taken to the Applied website and asked a series of 5 questions related to the role.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We have a rewarding opportunity available for a Female Finance Manager to join our team based in Bristol. You will join us on full time, permanent basis working 37.5 hours per week and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £30,507 - £32,029 and benefits.
Missing Link provides practical advice and support to individuals to allow them to maintain a rich and meaningful life. The aim is to deliver recovery and wellbeing opportunities for people with mental health and other support needs to achieve their hopes and ambitions.
In return for joining us, we will offer you:
- Up to 30 days annual leave (depending on length of service)
- 3 extra holidays including International Women’s Day
- Excellent development and training opportunities
- Employer pension contribution (minimum 5% of your gross salary)
- Mindful Employer Plus Scheme
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Long Service Awards
- Wellness Awards
About the role:
As our Female Finance Manager, you will manage and develop the organisation’s accounting systems and procedures to ensure efficient and effective operation of all financial matters. The post-holder will manage a small finance team. The role will require someone who has leadership skills, and can work both independently and accountably with minimal supervision.
Key duties and responsibilities of our Female Finance Manager:
- Full management of all day to day financial operations and procedures ensuring compliance with all relevant and new legislation.
- To support the Senior Management Team and Management Committee in business planning and organisational development to deliver a sustainable financial future for the organisation
- To provide quarterly and adhoc financial information to the Director of Resources, CEO and the finance committee
- To update and review budgets and prepare budgets for new business
- Prepare financial statements and Quarterly Management Accounts (and cash flow forecast) and assess actual performance against budget forecast
- Produce annual and long-term organisational forecasts to support strategic plans and work programmes
- To liaise with independent Auditors to produce annual accounts in line with statutory requirements
This is not an exhaustive list of your duties and outlines the general ways in which it is expected you will meet the overall requirements of this post.
What we are looking for in our ideal Female Finance Manager
- Relevant accounting qualification Level 4 AAT or part qualified
- Experience of taking accounts to trial balance
- Experience of managing and monitoring income and expenditure across a range of income and funding streams and preparing cost-centred expenditure reports
- IT literate in the use of current relevant finance applications e.g. Sage Accounts, Sage payroll
- Excellent leadership skills with the ability to develop and motivate others
- Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and regulation and good practice in accounting in voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations
- Comprehensive knowledge of accounting procedures and knowledge of current conventional uses of computerisation in accounting and financial control
- Ability to plan and prioritise workload and work to deadlines
- Able to demonstrate ability to work alone and as part of a team, working with customers and managing own time effectively and making best use of personal development and training
Please apply now to join us as our Female Finance Manager and contribute to the valuable work Missing Link and its wider services, delivering hope and support to survivors of domestic violence and abuse.
How to apply:
Please download the application pack from our website and complete the application form. Please submit your application by 9am 26th September 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on
4th October 2019.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research are exclusively partnering with Robertson Bell to recruit a Finance Manager to join their growing and developing organisation. As a long-established and successful small charity, this is an excellent opportunity to work in a varied and multi-faceted finance function.
About The Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research
Based in Hammersmith, the Trust provides sustainable, long-term funding of medical research into rheumatic and other inflammatory diseases and has been doing so for over 50 years in association with The Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology at the University of Oxford. They are now in a position to grow the team and therefore are looking to recruit an experienced Finance Manager during this exciting period.
The Finance Manager is a part-time position (2.5/3 days a week) and reports directly to the CEO. They will be responsible for:
- Managing and maintaining an effective finance function for the CEO, investment managers and the finance committee
- Producing annual budgets and monthly management accounting including all cash flow reporting to communicate relevant and accurate information across the Trust
- Preparation of annual statutory accounts, liaising with auditors and implementing audit findings to improve the finance function.
- Maintaining all transactional functions of the Trust including liaising with outsourced payroll provider and weekly payment runs
- Liaising with Investment Managers and Finance Committee to present on relevant reporting
- Overseeing all governance policies, ensuring they are kept up to date and that the Trust meets all regulatory requirements
- Act as Company Secretary for The Kennedy Trust.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and confident accountant to take ownership of the finance function. The successful candidate will:
- Have experience in working independently in a finance function
- Ideally have experience of working in a charitable organisation
- Be a confident communicator and able to work positively with senior stakeholders
- Ideally have experience of working with investment managers
- Be ambitious and take initiative to provide positive ideas in order to improve finance functions
- Preferably be a part-qualified or fully qualified accountant
This part-time role offers excellent flexible working opportunities across 2.5 or 3 days, depending on candidate’s preference. There is opportunity to work one day from home and some flexibility around how the working hours are spread across the week. Other additional benefits are a 10% employer contribution pension an exciting and varied workload as well as a positive and friendly culture.
This role is being exclusively handled by Robertson Bell on behalf of The Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research. Please apply now or contact Imogen at Robertson Bell directly for more details.
The Finance Manager vacancy will close on 30th September and applications will be reviewed daily so do not delay in applying.
Opportunity to play a key role at an innovative conservation charity.
To serve as the financial manager for the Elephant Protection Initiative Foundation; maintaining accurate accounts and budgetary forecasts.
THE ELEPHANT PROTECTION INITIATIVE (EPI)
The Elephant Protection Initiative is the African-led inter-Governmental initiative to save Africa’s elephants, stop the illegal ivory trade, and build a sustainable future for people. Launched in 2014 by the leaders of Gabon, Chad, Tanzania, Botswana and Ethiopia, the EPI has grown to 20 member countries strong. The EPI Foundation serves as the formal secretariat to the EPI and its member countries. The EPI Foundation is bringing a new approach to wildlife conservation. We are engaging African and world leaders by developing nature-based economies that depend on a healthy environment throughout the continent.
- maintain accurate budgets and financial records (currently using Twinfield and Basecone)
- coordinate and present accounts for independent audit, and handle questions thereon
- assist the CEO in managing the budget and expenditure
- provide CEO with accurate cash-flow projections and monthly reports on project budgets, cash flow, expenditure allocations, updated projections, etc. And prepare reports thereon
- manage invoicing processes and bank reconciliation
- liaise with donors, banks and other parties on all financial matters
- ensure accurate classification of expenses to corresponding budgets
- handle team payroll, and liaise with payroll provider
- Manage team expense claims
- Support the team in a range of administrative areas, such as travel arrangements and expenses
- College or University education; preferably in accounting, or related field
- Proven experience in accounting
- Proven budgeting and financial reporting skills
- Record management skills
- Administrative experience
- Experience of charity finances would be an advantage, but not essential
- Knowledge of charity donor grant processes would be an advantage, but not essential
- Written English proficiency
- Highly organised, attention to detail
- Ability to stay organised working as part of a geographically diverse international team
- Good communication skills, written and spoken
- Willingness to be flexible and proactive in supporting colleagues
- Team spirited
Start date: to start by 1 November 2019.
Location: Based at EPI Foundation headquarters in London. Remote/flexible working an option.
- Please email a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) and your CV/Resume.
- Deadline for applications is 15 October 2019.
- Please note: Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, and be able to provide at least two academic or workplace references on request.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Regional Assistant Finance Manager
Oasis Community Learning is a ground-breaking global Christian movement and group of charities and social enterprises working in 51 community hubs located in 11 countries across the world.
We create a new sense of neighbourhood in communities that had previously been forgotten by society and our Community Hub enables people to come together and fulfil their potential.
We are also raising the educational bar through our academies. A family of 52 educational institutions serving over 28,000 students from a variety of backgrounds, our academies seek to close the educational gap that exists between disadvantaged students and their more privileged counterparts.
We are now seeking a Regional Assistant Finance Manager to join our team in Bristol and support six Oasis Community Learning academies.
- Starting salary of £30,507
- Workplace benefits
If you are a qualified accounting professional with financial planning and budgetary control skills, this is the ideal role in which to give back, support children’s education and develop your career in the most positive manner.
You will discover that our organisation is geared towards transforming lives, improving learning and enhancing communities. We work across the country to deliver strong, supportive works and create opportunities where there were previously none.
So, if you are ready to make a difference, deliver better educational services and ensure a better life for children that need support the most, this is the role for you.
As the Regional Assistant Finance Manager, you will be tasked with supporting the financial health of six academies across the South West region for Oasis Community Learning.
You will be involved in all aspects of reporting, budgeting and academy funding and will assist the Regional Finance Director to make sure that resources are used to best effect.
Specifically, you will also:
- Produce budget monitoring reports, internal control checklists and audit workbooks
- Help to develop sustainable annual budgets and long term financial plans
- Assist in maximising Academy income
- Monitor Academies against benchmarks
- Aid in the management of transaction processing and procurement for the Academies
- Deputise for the Regional finance Manager as required
To be considered as the Regional Assistant Finance Manager, you will need:
- Be a qualified accountant with a professional qualification such as a CIMA, ACCA or ACA
- Detailed knowledge of financial planning and budgetary control processes and the ability to lead the development of a three year financial plan
- A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people
- Educational qualifications to A-Level standard or equivalent
Relevant in-service training in finance-related areas would be beneficial to your application. Line management of finance-related posts would also be an advantage, as would previous experience of working in school finance.
Experience of Financial Systems would be equally favourable, as would experience of working in a highly confidential environment and/or of providing technical advice and guidance on finance related matters.
Other organisations may call this role Assistant Finance Manager, Accountant, Financial Accountant, Regional Accountant, School Accountant, Educational Accountant, or Finance Officer.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.
So, if you could see yourself as our next Regional Assistance Finance Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
Finance manager role, looking after overall financial management for the organisation and managing a team of 3
This national institution and education provider with a royal charter is based in London, is well known and highly regarded within the arts sector. They work globally to attract individuals to the organisation and have a varied funding model, including fundraising. This organisation is highly prestigious and is looking for a strong finance manager to join and run the finance team, reporting into executive level.
- Overall day to day financial management for the organisation
- Working with budget holders to deliver an excellent service and management information
- Leading on organisational budgeting and forecasting
- Manage a finance team of 3
- Ensure appropriate control and reporting for all grants and contracts
- Production of year-end financial statements and lead on the annual audit process in co-ordination with the finance team
- Ad hoc project work
You will be a CCAB qualified accountant that has experience of managing a team and working directly with senior stakeholders. This role will require you to deliver high quality work to tight deadlines and you will need to provide evidence of this during the interview process. Applications from all sectors are welcomed, but an interest in the arts sector would be highly beneficial.
Salary up to £60,000 plus 30 days holiday and excellent pension allowance
Finance Manager, reporting into the Financial Controller and responsible for financial management, budgeting, business partnering and financial accounting.
London University based in West London that has a strong reputation for providing their students with high-quality education, the University is leading the modern London universities in the rankings and league tables across a number of areas. Additionally, the university campus has just seen a significant multi-million pound regeneration and is now an exceptional place to work and study.
The university finance team are extremely high calibre and are taking the lead on a number of key projects across the university.
- Produce monthly management accounts for designated Academic & Corporate Service areas.
- Report on the financial performance of the designated Schools & Corporate Services along with associated risks and opportunities.
- Actively work on the business planning process
- Lead on the preparation of budgets.
- Monitor performance against appropriate KPIs and ensure that this data is effectively reported.
- Ensure a full course costing analysis is in place
- Support designated Schools in identifying new income sources, opportunities to increase existing income lines and efficiency savings
- Manage designated Schools' enterprise income reporting and assist in their research bids
- Manage one direct report
- Support the preparation of the Financial Statements for the University and its subsidiaries and prepare relevant analysis to enable the financial statements to be audited.
You will be a newly qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA) who has qualified within accountancy practice with strong technical skills, attention to detail and attitude to work that can be evidenced through experience. A background in audit would be highly beneficial. Applications from all sectors are welcomed but experience working within a high pressure environment is essential.
Salary up to £50,000
Excellent training and development
32 days holiday allowance
FANCY JOINING A TEAM OF PASSIONATE PRAYER WARRIORS, WORKING FOR A MOVEMENT CATALYSING PRAYER ALL OVER THE WORLD?
We are looking for someone amazing to join the 24-7 Prayer team!
Based in our head offices in Woking, UK, we are looking for an individual who is passionate about finance, loves systems and goes the extra mile to deliver efficiency and excellence.
Working with our Finance Director, you will help to lead the financial direction of the 24-7 Prayer movement, embedding a culture of strong financial management, effective controls and efficient financial processes, overseeing all aspects of our day-to-day financial management.
We need a strong communicator who is highly organised, adept at multi-tasking and prioritising amidst a busy environment; a great team player in a fast-paced organisation. You’ll also be passionate about prayer and eager to be part of a small, friendly office culture .
So, whether you are a newly-qualified, wannabe one-day Finance Director looking for your first big role, or a more experienced accounts and systems manager, then we want to hear from you!
More information on working hours and job desciption is available on our website.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Finance Manager reporting into the Finance Director with overall management for the groups finances. Also has a key focus on manager key stakeholder relationships.
Michael Page Finance is working with a growing membership body based in central London. The organisation operates both in the UK and overseas but the operations are primarily in the UK. The majority of their income comes from commercial means as they run multiple events across the year, so any exposure to a sales or an events business will be beneficial.
The Finance Manager is based in central London, reports into the Finance director and is responsible for the following areas:
- Providing key information to directors, senior managers and budget holders. Making sure that finance support is supporting budget holders in achieving their financial objectives.
- Preparing management accounts including variance analysis and annual forecasts.
- Production of the year end accounts and financial returns
- To provide timely budgets and commentaries
- Management of two member of staff
The successful candidate will be a CCAB qualified accountant with experience managing a finance function. Furthermore you will also need practical experience of producing both management and financial accounts.
It is key to have extensive experience of interacting and challenging senior stakeholders. Ideally you will also have experience of working within an international organisation with exposure to currency exchange.
Candidates from a commercial, audit or Not for Profit background are encouraged to apply.
£50,000-55,000 + Excellent Benefits
We are seeking an exceptional candidate for a pivotal role within our Senior Management Team. The post-holder will oversee all the charity’s financial operations. You will be a confident and highly organised self-starter with the ability to lead and develop a small team and work closely with the CEO, staff and trustees in managing the organisation’s finances.
To apply, please read the person specification below and write a cover letter detailing how you meet the requirements of each point. Send us the cover letter together with your CV. Please note that applications without cover letters will not be accepted. You can find the job description underneath the person specification.
- Significant experience at senior financial controller level
- Proven experience in direct management and supervision of staff
- Proven experience of budget preparation, setting and monitoring and financial forecasting
- Proven experience of preparing and presenting financial and management accounts, reports and data
- Experience of liaising with auditors, business advisors and board members
- Part-qualified or qualified accountant - CIMA, ACCA, ACA, CIPFA (or equivalent) qualifications required
- Good working knowledge of current account software systems
- Knowledge of management systems for all accounting functions including purchase ledger, sales ledger, cash and banking and nominal ledger
- Excellent communication; both oral and written and excellent interpersonal skills
- Proven report writing skills
- Proven ability to liaise with statutory agencies e.g. Charity Commission, Companies House and HMRC
- Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
- Team Leader with ability to motivate and inspire staff
- Ability to prioritise responsibilities under pressure and be self-motivating
- Excellent administration and time-management skills
- Must be able to work one evening per month every two months
- The 15 hours per week must include some time worked with the incumbent Finance Officer so please indicate which days you can work
- Knowledge of the voluntary sector
- Experience of working with local authority contracts
- Knowledge and understanding of the needs of carers and vulnerable adults
- To be responsible for financial control and produce regular management accounts on an accruals basis for review by the Finance and Risk Committee and the Board of Trustees
- To have overall responsibility for monitoring, analysing and interpreting the financial performance and stability of the organisation
- To liaise with the CEO and SMT on all matters pertaining to financial and accounting management and liaising, where appropriate, with the organisation’s Treasurer
- To oversee and review financial policies and processes of the organisation and revise accordingly
- To manage the Finance Officer in delivery of their role and responsibilities, including reviewing the financial records, overseeing the accounts receivable and accounts payable processes, reviewing the fixed asset register and reviewing month-end calculations
- To develop the annual budget aligned with the organisation’s strategy, including comparison to prior year, narrative on assumptions made, breakdown by month and project and anticipated out-turn
- To prepare bi-monthly management accounts, including actuals to date on an accruals basis, narrative on variances to budget, updated forecasts and analysis by project
- To prepare regular reports tracking actual vs. forecast project expenditure, agreeing budget allocations with internal stakeholders
- To manage the cash of the organisation, including developing a cash flow forecast, managing bank accounts and developing and delivering against a reserves policy
- To manage the audit process, including recommending the external auditor, preparing the annual accounts, liaising with the external auditors, drafting the annual report and implementing management letter recommendations
- To carry out meetings with budget holders to monitor and review departmental and project KPIs.
- To provide accurate financial input into fundraising requests, reports to funders, contract bid, dashboards and business cases for the Board
- To proactively raise any financial risks to the CEO
- To attend and present at the Finance and Risk Committee meetings – held every two months in the evening
- To keep accurate records and scan and file hard and soft copies of all financial paperwork and to keep our accounting and financial policies and procedures up to date
- Work with the CEO and rest of the Senior Management Team to develop and deliver the organisation’s strategic objectives, leading on the services area of the strategy
- To assist the CEO in making key strategic decisions and preparing the annual budget and projected budgets for contract bids and project funding applications
- To line manage, supervise and annually appraise the Finance Officer
- Ensure that staff are inducted, trained and receive development opportunities
- Ensure staff are conversant with relevant policies and procedures to fully undertake their role
- To carry out any other duties as may be required by the CEO, Deputy CEO, and the Board of Trustees.
Are you a natural leader who can bring the best out of your staff? Are you looking for the next opportunity to put your stamp on the team and find ways to increase efficiency and efficacy within Finance? Do you want to work for a London-based organisation that values hard work and rewards its staff with a great selection of benefits?
My client is a Housing provider in London that has recently had a shift in senior leadership and therefore a reinvigorated outlook is imminent. The Finance Manager will join at a crucial time and react to the increase need for stability during times of change. Key responsibilities include:
- Overseeing a small team of three Finance Assistants, managing their day to day workload as well as reviewing their output in areas such as VAT returns, Payroll, Rent transactions, Banking and Reconciliations
- Identifying areas of low efficiency and working towards finding and implementing systems improvements and solutions that help the team work as effectively as possible, ideally eradicating paper-based work and creating automated processes
- Building strong relationships with the Treasury and Development Finance teams to gradually adopt control of the fixed asset register
- Mentoring and supporting junior members of the team in studying for their professional qualifications
- Producing financial statements for review by the Head of Financial Accounting
Given the developments in the sector with the current political climate, this is truly an exciting time to be involved an organisation that is as well run as my client. This is a truly CV enhancing and rewarding role that will undoubtedly lead on to further opportunities as the organisation develops. With a very appealing benefits package on offer, including generous annual leave, flexible working and flexi-time arrangements, this is Finance Manager opportunity is not to be missed.
To be considered for this Finance Manager post, you must meet the following minimum requirements:
- Be a fully qualified accountant with a minimum of three years' PQE
- Have a familiarity of the housing sector, either currently or in at least one previous role. Candidates coming from similar sectors such as local authority or charity can be considered if their experience is particularly strong
- Have strong leadership capability, demonstrated by having led successful teams in the past - either in a professional or extra-curricular capacity
Applications are under constant review and the post can close as soon as suitable candidates are found. Please apply immediately, if you meet the above criteria, to submit to your CV for review.