Finance Manager Jobs
L’Arche is a worldwide federation of people with and without learning disabilities, working together for a world where all belong. We believe in the transforming impact of genuinely mutual relationships between people with and without disabilities.
In the UK, L’Arche is a registered charity with 11 Communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We celebrate people with learning disabilities, and build communities with them rather than for them. We go beyond supporting people’s basic needs. We attend to their emotional and inner lives, by building spaces of vibrant friendship, opportunity, spirituality and community life.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Reports to: Director of Finance and IT
Responsible for: 4 to 6 Finance staff
Key Relationships: Head of Finance Unit 1, Community Leaders, House Leaders, National Team
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £54,798 including London weighting
Place of work: Flexible working but with 2-3 days a week in our London office and at least fortnight visit to our Finance Office in Silsden in West Yorkshire.
Contract type: Permanent
Main purpose of the role:
The Head of Finance Unit 2 is one of three leaders who share responsibility for leading the national finance function. Other duties include: to support L’Arche national teams and local Communities to ensure that they maintain financial viability and compliance, and operational effectiveness. Work closely with the Head of Finance Unit 1, to achieve the wider mission and objectives in our National and Community mandates, mission statements and plans.
The Head of Finance Unit 2 is jointly responsible with the Head of Finance Unit 1 for implementing and maintaining all financial controls and systems. They are also responsible for identifying and recommending potential operational efficiencies and improvements to working practices and procedures; overseeing the financial data processing; and maintaining the quality and accuracy of data held within Business Central.
As the Head of Finance Unit 2, you will also be responsible for the line management of one of two main units in the Finance team. You will ensure that the work of staff you line manage is in line with the finance function’s strategic and operational plans and with the relational and person-centred values of L’Arche. Jointly, with the Head of Finance Unit 1 you will support the Director of Finance and IT in leading and managing the National Finance Team, ensuring that the team is adequately line managed, resourced, supervised, mentored, empowered and their personal development and training requirements are met.
Working in partnership with the Head of Finance Unit 1, you will ensure mechanisms are in place to enable the efficient and effective day-to-day running of the finance function. Alongside the Head of Finance Unit 1, you will take responsibility for ensuring that all relevant policies and procedures are in place and are being followed by L’Arche staff.
Further, as Head of Finance Unit 2 you will take part in cross-departmental projects, taking the lead in some working groups and collaborating with other L’Arche staff, to deliver work effectively and efficiently, seeking out opportunities to work with others wherever mutually beneficial.
A full role description can be found in the Recruitment Pack.
Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 7 January.
First stage interviews will be held in the week beginning 15 or 22 January 2024. Dates for the second stage interviews are to be confirmed.
To apply for this role, please submit your comprehensive CV and a supporting statement explaining how you believe you match the requirements of the role through our online application form. Please also read our privacy notice for job applicants.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Finance Manager will play a pivotal role in overseeing our finances, ensuring best practice in financial controls and reporting. They will lead the Finance team of CT4N Charitable Trust and its trading subsidiary CT4N Ltd, to provide excellent business partnering to all areas of the business, including the Senior Management Team, the Board, customers and other stakeholders.
· Preparation of Charitable Trust and subsidiary companies annual Statutory Financial Statements, ensuring they are accurate and provide a true and fair view of the Group. Managing the annual Audit.
· Building relationships across the organisation to embed best practice and compliance with Finance policies and processes.
· Provide technical knowledge in accounting principles, including Charity SORP and VAT principles for Charities.
· Recommending a financial strategy and setting operational plans for the Finance Team.
· Maintaining and managing effective relationships with colleagues across the Charitable Trust, in particular the Leadership team, and managers.
· Produce accurate and informative monthly management accounts within an agreed timeframe.
· Manage the budgeting and forecasting process, enabling the organisation to make informed decisions about priorities and future strategy, including the production of detailed budgets and forecasts on a timely basis.
· Proactively build and maintain relationships with budget holders to review monthly performance, produce accurate reforecast information, and plan future budgets.
· Preparing and producing financial information for presentation to Boards.
· Take responsibility for treasury requirements; produce regular cash-flow forecasts.
· Responsibility for design of the financial procedures and controls for the organisation, ensuring they are regularly reviewed and updated.
· Ensure compliance and adherence with financial procedures and controls across the organisation.
· Ensure compliance with regards to changes to operational policies and procedures relevant to this post.
· To adopt a flexible approach in response to operational needs regarding duties and hours of work.
· Willingness to attend training courses as appropriate, as well as any staff meetings.
· Undertake any other duties that may reasonably be required as appropriate to the grade.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Job Title: Finance Manager
Salary: £30000 per annum
Term: 12 Fixed-Term Contact Maternity Cover, hybrid, 2 to 3 days on campus per week.
Would you like to be part of an outstanding educational institution with a history dating back to the 16th century?
The Finance Manager oversees the financial matters and collaborates closely with the Chief Executive Officer and Director, playing an integral role in the school.
The school's campus is characterised by its historical significance and architectural prominence, serving as a home to a diverse community of students.
As Finance finance manager, your day-to-day will include:
- Preparation and submission of the Annual Accounts and Trustees Report to the Charity Commission
- Collaborating with the Chief Executive on the 5-year plan and other documents for Trustees and School Governors Meetings
- Ensuring compliance with the Charity Commission and regulatory requirements.
- Monitoring investment funds and maintaining communication with the school.
- Coordinating with the Chief Executive on financial support provided to the school for projects and bursarial assistance.
- Submission of gift aid and other tax claims
- Monthly upkeep of the books of accounts
- Timely processing of invoices and payments.
- Performing monthly inter-entity reconciliations.
- Preparation of financial reports.
- Preparation of the annual accounts.
- Providing financial reports on performance to the Board on a termly basis and attending Board Meetings.
- Monitoring investment funds.
Finance Managers skills and abilities will include:
- Education to degree level and beyond Accountancy qualification (ACA or similar), Proficient user of Excel.
- Experience and training on the Raiser's Edge database, Proficient user of Microsoft Word and Excel with good understanding of double-entry bookkeeping.
- Knowledge of charity accounting.
- Knowledge of FRS 102 and Charity Commission's SORP.
As Finance Manager you will be:
- Adhering to the School's Safeguarding and Child Protection policies and procedures.
- Reporting any concerns regarding the safety or welfare of children to the line manager or the School's Safeguarding Lead.
Your Benefits will include:
- Parking on campus
- Fre lunch when on campus
- Use of Golf Course, library and gym.
- Access to lectures and concerts.
If you have a flexible and "hands-on" approach with diligence and discretion in handling confidential information plus good precision and attention to detail and your attributes align with this role, please apply to without delay.Top of Form
The closing date for applications is 7th December.
We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.
Harris Hill is recruiting for a Finance Manager for Community Foundation based in North London (Hybrid)
- REPORTING TO: Senior Finance Manager (Head of Finance)
- SALARY: to £40,000pa - £45,000pa
- Benefits: Free Parking, Free Lunch and Sports Tickets
- Hybrid: 3 days a week is required at their offices in North London
PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
The Finance Manager has responsibility for primarily the management accounts of the Charity. The Finance Manager will work closely with the Senior Finance Manager (Head of Finance), the Head of Foundation and the rest of the Senior Leadership team to ensure that the Charity is financially controlled and effectively and efficiently managed in all areas of operation.
The Finance Manager is ‘hands-on’ leading and managing on the Foundation targets set out within the Foundation’s five year ‘Grow & Improve’ strategy. He/she works across all the Foundation’s operations team and the Business team to ensure that all parts of the Charity are well managed and financially controlled, building the base on which the Foundation can continue to thrive and grow.
The Finance Manager builds and maintains strong relationships with our key stakeholders both within the Foundation and externally with key stakeholders. He/she is able to nurture good working relationships within the Foundation enabling all staff to learn and develop and fulfil their potential.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
- You will be responsible for the preparation of the monthly management accounts on a timely basis and assistance with the timely preparation of the Finance Report for the regular Trustee meetings.
- Assist to ensure that the Charity complies with all financial, reporting and record keeping requirements.
- Assist with compliance issues with the Charity Commission and Companies House and associated regulations.
- Support the development and implementation of the ‘Grow and Improve’ strategy, in close partnership with the Senior Finance Manager, Head of Foundation and the Senior Leadership Team with an ability to challenge ideas.
- A Finance expert, who can support peers and staff to develop their financial competencies, while ensuring staff feel valued and respected to excel in their roles.
- You demonstrate the business acumen and relationship building skills to financially manage and control the Charity including assistance with the preparation of the annual budget and forecasts and to manage the day-to-day financial transactions.
- You have the skills and experience to manage and maintain the necessary systems, policies and procedures to ensure effective and efficient financial management on a cost-effective basis.
Big Life is in the business of changing lives. We fight inequality by working with people and places to create opportunities and inspire change. Whatever service we deliver to help people to change their lives, we do things the Big Life Way.
What you’ll be doing
As a Finance Manager at Big Life, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the operational and day-to-day activities of the Finance department. Your responsibilities will include maintaining accurate financial records, preparing management accounts, contributing to consolidated accounts, and ensuring the financial management of service contracts. You will contribute to the audit process, budget preparation and business development opportunities.
What we need from you
- You'll have experience of applying accountancy rules in real company settings - maintaining ledgers, preparing management and statutory accounts.
- You'll be able to work with a range of service providers and stakeholders.
- You'll be great at working under pressure and prioritising tasks to meet deadlines, working on multiple projects at the same time.
- You'll have the ability to produce timely management and statutory accounts for companies and charities.
- You'll be committed to identifying and helping to manage financial risks in companies.
- You'll have IT skills including Sage (preferably Sage 200).
- You’ll be able to lead and inspire team members, while working alongside them.
- You’ll require an enhanced DBS check for this role.
What we will offer you in return
- An annual salary of £48,747 (NJC point 40).
- A permanent, full-time contract for 35 hours a week
- 25 days holiday, and 30 once you've been here five years
- A relaxed culture where you are expected to plan your own day, take breaks when you need them and enjoy your work
- Ongoing personal and professional development through regular supervision
- A supportive, flexible approach to managing staff health and wellbeing, including a wide range of perks, schemes and support.
If you are an experienced finance professional looking to take the next step in your career, then click apply and complete the short application process.
Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. We are dedicated to creating a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace and would especially like to hear from applicants from Black, Asian and other racially marginalised communities.
The closing date for applications is Monday, 11 December at 9am. Applications received after this time will not be considered and CVs will not be accepted. Interviews will take place the week commencing 18 December.
If you need more support or for information in a different format, please contact HR.
Big Life strives to be diverse and inclusive - a place where we can all be ourselves. We strongly encourage applicants from all parts of society. You can read on our careers site about the actions we are taking ourselves to fight inequality and inspire change.
We actively value the lived experiences and expertise of our staff, volunteers and the people who use our service and see the extra value that they bring to our organisation.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Harris Hill is recruiting for a Finance Manager for this Faith Based Charity based in Cambridge.
- LOCATION: Cambridge - Hybrid
- SALARY: £28,000pa - £30,000pa
- ANNUAL LEAVE: 30 days Holiday
- HYBRID WORKING: 2 – 4 days a week depending on meetings would be required at their offices in Cambridge.
- PENSION: 8% of salary.
- RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of Finance
The Finance Manager’s duties:
- Check and authorise weekly payments.
- Ensure accurate and complete records are kept for each transaction, including on the organisation’s database.
- Handle finance queries coming in (phone, email, website)
- Prepare and check budgets for new workers and annually review budgets for existing workers.
- Help new programmes to understand their budgets and how their finances will work.
- Give financial support to budget holders.
- Negotiate, list and issue group insurance cover for international workers annually.
- Manage process for payment for National Insurance for workers overseas.
- Ensure donations are processed and recorded.
- Helping the organisation meet its financial responsibilities.
- Make monthly payroll and allowance payments and liaise with payroll service provider.
- Balance tax and NI payables quarterly and at the end of each financial year
- Ensure monthly reconciliations are completed in an accurate and timely manner.
- Contribute to improved efficiency of our financial processes.
- Help develop appropriate metrics and data collection systems for the organisation.
Prospectus is delighted to be partnering up with Mental Health Innovations (MHI) to help them in their search for their new Finance Manager. MHI is a charity that uses digital innovation, data-driven analysis, and the experience of clinical experts to improve the mental health of the UK population through the provision of digital tools, support, and resources.
They were founded in November 2017, with the support of The Royal Foundation, following the Heads Together campaign which identified the potential that digital tools offered in supporting people struggling with their mental health. MHI’s mission is to use data-driven analysis, clinical expertise, and technological innovation to develop and sustain pioneering digital products and services that meet underserved needs and that improve the mental health of the UK population.
Please note this is a permanent position being offered on a flexible hybrid basis.
The Finance Manager will play a critical role in ensuring the charity's finance function operates effectively and efficiently.
The post-holder will be responsible for monthly management accounts, supervision of accounts receivable and payable, supporting in the financial reporting and governance, as well as supporting with budgeting and re-forecasting. Additionally, the Finance Manager will review payroll monthly reports to ensure accuracy and completeness of records and will work closely with all employees in monitoring and continually enhancing financial controls.
To be considered for this role you will have significant experience in a finance role and be part or fully qualified. The right candidate will be proficient in IT, particularly with Excel and QuickBooks. You will have the ability to record, analyse, and present financial data clearly and accurately, coupled with experience in maintaining financial controls. The ideal candidate should be enthusiastic, self-driven, and proactive in seeking solutions. Excellent relationship-building and communication skills are crucial, along with effective project management abilities to prioritise and meet objectives efficiently.
At Prospectus, we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you with your application. We welcome all candidates to apply, regardless of age, sex/gender, disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, or pregnancy/maternity.
The deadline for applications is Sunday 17th December 2023
Location:Remote (reporting to line manager in GMT+2 with weekly meetings with colleagues in EST)
Reporting to: Operations Director
Annual salary: $70,000 - $110,000 USD
Contract type: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Candidate level: Management
The Climate Emergency Collaboration Group (CECG) is a regranting collaboration made up of some of the world's largest climate philanthropic funders. With a mission to drive climate action, CECG uses their convening and philanthropic power to facilitate stronger collaboration, coordination, and campaigning from the global climate movement around the UN climate talks and other international summits. CECG is fiscally sponsored by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA), a 501(c)(3), as a Sponsored Project within its charitable-giving fund.
Purpose of role
As CECG grows with the need for climate action, we are seeking a brand-new Finance Manager to join the developing team. This is a full-time position for a qualified financial professional to establish, organise and run the financial processing, analysis and reporting function of the organisation. As part of this role, the incumbent will manage all aspects of CECG’s revenue streams, grant streams, annual budgeting process, forecasting and cash flow. A seasoned analyst who has experience in streamlining processes, implementing systems and building strong internal controls, they should plan to work in close collaboration with the Director of Operations, Executive Director, Programme Directors, and CECG’s fiscal sponsor Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA).
The financial manager should lead and evolve the financial and accounting function as a strategic and responsive team member, ensuring that CECG has effective systems, GAAP compliant policies, procedures and processes to fully support its core operating model. Timely and accurate financial reports should support organisational decision making, comply with donor reporting, internal and external standards and the regulatory environment.
● Interpret and review financial information and analyse monthly financial data.
● Support/prepare financial reports to external funders in accordance with grant agreement deadlines.
● Develop and distribute management reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis with variance analysis.
● Prepare cash flow reports, burn-rate analysis, financial trends and projections.
Budgeting and forecasting:
● Support the development of budgets for funding requests and funding applications.
● Lead the annual budgeting process with development, review and amendments to forecasts for 3-year strategic plans.
● Monitor revenue and expenses for all income streams on a monthly basis and develop updated forecasts.
● Analyse expenditure trends and suggest cost effective ways to reduce or maintain spending.
● Conduct monthly reconciliation of all accounts and ensure compliance with accounting standards and policies.
● Review invoices and expense reports and general ledger reports and identify any misallocations.
● Manage compliance with funder’s terms and conditions, deliverables, monitor spending, request amendments, and plan spend-out.
● Monitor and support the fiscal sponsor, to ensure that grant and vendor records are maintained with required and appropriate documentation, payments are processed on time, and necessary approvals are in place.
● Support grant making with assistance in budget development and monitoring and ensuring compliance with funding awards and agreements.
● Ensure grant compliance by reviewing the grant agreements, accounting practice and proper coding of revenues and expenses to grants.
● Assist with the preparation of schedules, analysis and other documentation for RPA and grant specific audits.
Financial systems, policies and procedures:
● Develop, review and update CECG’s financial policies aligned to fiscal sponsor.
● Research and explore suitability of new financial software systems that improve accuracy of financial data and enhance analytics.
● Introduce and implement new financial systems that streamline processes and automate reporting.
● Develop and implement strict internal controls.
● Develop, review and update financial and grant making procedures in accordance with donor regulations and RPA policy.
● Keep knowledge levels updated on regulatory, statutory and tax environment as well as financial system improvements and trends.
● Develop and implement strategies that work to minimise financial risk.
● Build effective working relationships internally and externally.
● Provide high-quality financial support for delivery of programme strategy and plans.
● Develop strong working relationships with senior leadership to support data driven decision making.
The following offers an aspirational view of our ideal candidate profile; however, we encourage applications from candidates with a wide range of experiences and backgrounds, especially those from underrepresented groups.
- Minimum 5 years of related experience with similar responsibilities.
- Knowledge and understanding of budget development, financial reporting, US GAAP, cash management, grant management, non-profit finance and accounting regulations, taxation and regulatory legislation.
- Familiarity with grant making, charitable funds, or fiscal sponsorship preferred.
- Ability to effectively communicate accounting and finance concepts to non-finance partners and staff.
· Proficient in Microsoft Excel, including Pivot Table, VLookUp and other advanced functions.
· Working knowledge of Netsuite, Vena SP&A tool, Fluxx is an added advantage.
- Excellent analytical skills - detail and data oriented.
- Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships.
- Excellent oral and written communications skills.
- Strong communication and organizational skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines with quality deliverables.
- Ability to adapt to fast-changing environment and remain flexible in a growing organization.
- Strong self-management skills and resilience in dealing with challenges.
- Good judgment, resourcefulness and ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot.
- Confidence in decision-making ability and providing suggestions in a constructive manner.
- Work independently while providing guidance and training to others on analyzing data from multiple sources to draw appropriate conclusions and make suitable recommendations.
- B.A./B.S. Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related fields.
- CA/CPA/ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualification.
The deadline for application is Sunday 17th December 2023.
This is a rolling process, please apply as soon as possible.
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Daryl Upsall International actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. In recruiting candidates, we seek candidates with the proven skills required; irrespective of race, gender, religion or belief, age, disability or sexual orientation.
We need an experienced Accountant (who is a Christian), to join the Operations team of the church, to scale up the finance and broader enabling services function during a period of expansion and increasing operational complexity.
The role responsibilities include:
-Carrying out financial accounting, budgeting & forecasting, administering of both congregational giving and fundraising for three churches (with a further two in the future).
-Manage the budgeting process, working with Ministry Leads, the Senior Leadership Team and Standing Committee to ensure informed decision-making.
-Forecast and monitor cash flow, identifying risks to reserves.
-Processing of accruals and pre-payments, balance sheet reconciliation and variance analysis having an active role in assisting ministries to work within their budgets.
-Overseeing and developing the finance member of staff and volunteers, promoting within the team the vision and mission of St John’s
-Management of Payroll preparation and pensions.
-Complete all periodic financial and legal returns to the Diocese of Chichester, Charities Commission, Church of England and HMRC.
-Preparation of Management Accounts, Statutory Accounts and managing the year end audit/independent examination, for both entities.
-Provide timely management accounts and information for the SLT, PCC and Treasurer. Income and Donor Management & Fundraising
-Direct the purchasing policy and process of the church, the account receivables including regular and one off giving, Gift Aid and CAF and Stewardship giving.
-Donor Management including Gift Aid submissions to HMRC, communications to donors and encouraging stewardship and a culture of generosity in the church.
-Establishing greater budgetary ownership with budget owners
-Applications for funding through different means on behalf of the Parochial Church Council (PCC) .
-Attending and advising on Giving Days and other church events as appropriate.
-Be part of the Senior Leadership Team
For further context, collectively the three Crawley churches in our family have a Sunday attendance of over 400 adults and young people. Over the next 5 years, we are seeking to 'scale up’ this family of churches, planting two churches in new housing estates and opening a new venue for our worshipping community in Crawley town centre.
The person we are seeking will be a Chrsitian and manage and oversee the finances of St John’s and our two partnership Churches for this next phase of growth. In addition to the core finance role, the scope includes establishing a centralised resource service which will offer some finance services to other selected churches in the town.
The right applicant will possess an AAT qualification (or equivalent appropriate finance experience); they will have the opportunity to shape and stream-line the role. It should be noted that this is a hands-on role, the successful applicant should be comfortable carrying-out clerical duties, where required, in addition having strategic planning, evaluation, guiding and reporting responsibilities.
Some remote working could be considered once the onboarding period has been completed.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
MLC Partners are working with Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) to recruit a Finance Manager. HDR UK is the national Institute for data science in health and their UK team of experts develop and apply cutting-edge data science approaches to clinical, biological, genomic and other multi-dimensional health data to address the most pressing health research challenges facing the public.
Our mission is to make game-changing improvements in the health of patients and populations through data science research and innovation.
For the first time we are bringing together our unique nationwide data assets and specialists across academia, research and healthcare to unlock knowledge and deliver new insights from molecule to man. By undertaking research at scale, across a population of 65 million people, we have an unrivalled opportunity to use data to the highest ethical standards to drive breakthroughs in medical research. This unleashes the potential to improve the way we are able to prevent, detect and diagnose diseases such as cancer, heart disease and asthma.
Reporting into a manager who has a clear focus on developing teams, this is a great opportunity for someone looking for the next step in their career. The Finance Manager will be a key member of the team, supporting the Head of Financial Management in all financial accounting matters.
Main responsibilities of the role include:
- Preparation of monthly and quarterly management account packs, leading on month and year end closes.
- Oversee the transactional accounting of the charity, making sure that appropriate controls and procedures are in place to cope with future growth.
- Support the development of ERP systems and reporting tools to further the automation within the finance function.
- Work with the various donors to bring the reporting standards up to scratch for their compliance needs.
The successful candidate will be:
- A fully/part qualified accountant with experience of producing annual accounts and the monthly reporting process.
- Understand ‘what good looks like’ and be able to take a lead on the introduction of new policies and procedures.
- Able to challenge upwards, coping with multiple, changing, priorities – but being able to say no when necessary.
- Experienced in an evolving environment with experience of making change.
Candidates with any sector background are welcomed to apply, but a commercial attitude will be critical to your success.
For more information, please contact Jamie Elliott at MLC Partners.
About the Role
To ensure that accurate and timely financial information is produced for the Head of Business Support and Treasurer, other service managers and board of Trustees. Providing a full financial management service to ensure Citizens Advice Liverpool operates effectively and is compliant with all legal and sector requirements.
The ability to commit to, and work within, the aims, principles and policies of the Citizens Advice service
Recognised qualification in Accountancy, or actively working towards same
Recent and ongoing experience of providing a full financial management service in a charity or similar organisation, with experience of meeting deadlines and setting priorities
Experience of using QuickBooks or similar accounting package and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
Experience of development and maintenance of accounting processes
Recent and ongoing experience of drafting management information, and meaningful reporting of variances to Treasurer/Trustee Board
Recent and ongoing experience of budgeting, particularly project-by-project and contributing to the budgeting processes across the organisation.
Strong communication skills both orally and in writing
Self-reliant, ability to prioritise workload and able to problem solve independently
Strong understanding of confidentiality and data protection principles
Citizens Advice Liverpool is a charity that provides free, confidential and impartial advice to people who live and work in the city. We depend on a workforce of paid staff and over 120 trained volunteers. We give people the knowledge and the confidence they need to find their way forward – whoever they are, and whatever their problem. We are the leading provider of advice and advocacy services in Liverpool and have helped clients with over 106,000 issues in 2022/2023.
CAL have achieved accreditation with the Workplace Wellbeing Charter, showing we are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our workforce. We've also gained an award for outstanding contribution by an employer to workplace health and wellbeing 2022 by Merseycare NHS Foundation Trust.
We've gained awards from Citizens Advice National recognising our Advising Margainalised Communities Team for championing equity, diversity and inclusion in both 2021 and 2021. We were also named volunteer team of the year in 2022.
As well as a competitive salary CAL also provides access to:
27 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Hybrid Working Scheme
Interest free travel loans
Employee Assistance Programme
Cycle to Work Scheme
Lifestyles Gym Membership (20% corporate discount)
Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave pay
About the role:
A well-known charity is currently looking for a Finance Manager to join their Finance function. The post holder will support with financial management, producing valuable reporting and analysis, and contributing towards the organisation's commercial goals.
The organisation is offering up to £52k and great benefits, and this hybrid role involves 2 days a week in the City of London office.
Key responsibilities include:
- Leading the preparation, consolidation, and analysis of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts
- Supporting with management accounts, month end, and year end processes, including commentary and variance analysis
- Ensuring income and expenditure is recorded accurately, producing P&L reporting, and making coding amendments
- Involvement in strategic decision making through providing informed financial expertise, reporting, and analysis
- Supporting restricted funds processes
- Collaborating with various stakeholders to support projects in assigned division and across the wider organisation
The successful candidate:
- A qualified accountant or part qualified with significant, demonstrable experience in:
- Management accounts
- Month end and year end processes
- Producing reporting and analysis
- Budgeting and forecasting
- Confident systems and Excel user
- Commercial acumen
- Excellent communication skills with an analytical mindset and an ability to communicate complex information to non-finance stakeholders
In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.
Are you an analytical Finance Manager looking for an exciting new hands-on opportunity? Do you have a strong commercial acumen? Are you available immediately or on a short notice period? If so, read on…
My client, a leading Not-for-Profit organisation is seeking an interim Finance Manager to bolster their fast-growing finance team on an initial 6-month temporary basis with the likelihood of going permanent.
The main duties of the interim Finance Manager are:
- Manage the preparation, consolidation, review, reporting and analysis of the annual budget and quarterly forecasts
- Monitor and report Directorate results against budget and forecasts, identifying risks and mitigating actions to address variances
- Provide informed financial expertise and input to senior management
- Advise on tax and VAT compliance and accounting treatment
My client is looking for:
- Ability to analyse numbers critically and extract and interpret pertinent information for management information purposes
- Substantial experience in production and monitoring of stakeholder budgeting and forecasting
- Not-for-Profit sector is desirable
- Strong excel experience and the ability to manipulate data
Based in Central London, my client offers hybrid working with 2 days a week in the office and 3 from home for the whole duration of the contract.
Applications are under constant review and the post can close early if the right candidate is found. Please apply immediately if this role is of interest.
In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.
MSI Reproductive Choices is one of the world’s leading providers of sexual and reproductive healthcare. We believe that everyone should have the right to choose. From contraception to safe abortion and life-saving post-abortion care, we are committed to ensuring access to compassionate, affordable, high-quality services for all.
Today, our organisation has over 9,000 team members working in 37 countries across the world. Our success lies in the fact that MSI teams are locally led and entrepreneurial, and are passionate about delivering high quality, client-centered care in their own communities. We focus on sustainable delivery, efficiency, and funding models that are built to last, so that the women and girls we serve today will have a choice in the future too.
MSI is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and employee benefits. We support a work-life balance and an individual’s desire to learn beyond the experience gained at work through both personal and professional development and growth opportunities.
About the Role
MSI Reproductive Choices seeks an exceptional Donor Finance Manager to lead an anticipated five-year, USAID-funded global family planning activity, Accelerating ChoiCe, Equity, and Sustainability for Services (ACCESS).
With a total funding ceiling of $50-$99.99 million, ACCESS will focus on advancing equitable, affordable, and sustainable access to family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) information, products, and services. ACCESS will focus primarily on FP/SRH outcomes, at the system, facility, provider, community, and client levels. It will assist USAID-supported countries to constructively and creatively address persistent issues related to health access, equity, and quality of care, particularly for youth. Substantial engagement of local partners and stakeholders in the innovation and scale-up of evidence-informed and rights-based FP/RH service delivery will be vital for ACCESS to ensure client dignity, agency, choice, and good health.
The Donor Finance Manager will be responsible for supporting a smooth and efficient start-up for ACCESS, the effective day-to-day financial management of ACCESS core activities, and oversight and support for the financial management of country-level buy-in activities. They will support the Project Director and Deputy Project Director with the review of budgets and financial reports. They will also ensure financial compliance with USAID rules and support in the roll-out of training to country programmes. They will play a key role in supporting the financial management of project partners and supporting the financial management of individual projects under ACCESS to succeed.
The Donor Finance Manager will be a member of the ACCESS leadership team and is also a core member of the Donor Finance Team (DFT) within MSI’s wider Global Accounting Team, and as such may also support other projects as well as ACCESS.
Key responsibilities will include:
- As part of the USAID ACCESS leadership team, work with the Project Director and other leaders to provide financial oversight for program activities, and establish and maintain a culture of excellence across the program with regards to financial management.
- Support the Project Director and Deputy Project Director to provide financial oversight for project activities and developing financial monitoring templates for effective coordination and collaboration across all country-level projects.
- Promote best practice through collaboration with the wider DFT team, finance capacity building of project staff, and strengthening the finance capacity of implementing partners.
- Lead on ensuring awareness and understanding of relevant standard provisions and financial regulations across the team to enable effective monitoring of the ACCESS program.
- Oversee the development, review, and finalization of project documents including but not limited to – financial reports, payment requests, budgets, and reforecasts.
- Develop financial monitoring templates for effective coordination and collaboration across all country-level projects.
- Ensure accurate donor reports are submitted on a timely basis to donors, ensuring the financial information in donor reports reconciles to MSI’s internal systems, links to project activities and is compliant with donor regulations.
- Ensure the timely monitoring of grants receivables balances to ensure invoices have been paid and that cash flow forecasting for the projects supported is accurate.
- Support country teams and implementing partners with donor and internal financial reporting, USAID focused financial management, donor audits conducted, and other financial tasks required.
- Reconcile deferred income balances ensuring linkage to donor reports.
- Ensure that the treatment of financial transactions in country programmes is in line with MSI financial policies and procedures, best practice and follows donor rules.
- Support the year-end audit process including providing supporting documentation and schedules.
- Review project balances disclosed in the statutory financial statements for accuracy and completeness.
- Support country programmes with asset registers, ensuring they are kept up to date.
- Ensure close out activities are followed and consistent with both USAID and MSI project close-out guidelines.
- Work closely with the Head of Donor Finance to improve the quality of relevant MSI financial policies and procedures.
- Provide technical assistance to MSI’s broader USAID programme portfolio as required.
- Undertake any other reasonable duties to support the Donor Finance Team with core deliverables, as requested by the Head of Donor Finance.
We recruit talented, dynamic people with diverse backgrounds and experiences, all united by a belief in our mission and a focus on delivering measurable results. We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to creating a fully inclusive workplace, where everyone feels able to participate and contribute meaningfully. You must be open-minded, curious, resilient, and solutions-oriented, and committed to promoting equality, and safeguarding the welfare of team members and clients alike. You must be a strong supporter of the cause of family planning and a woman’s right to safe abortion (pro-choice).
To succeed in this role, you must have:
Skills and experience
- At least 10 years’ experience in project accounting and financial management of USAID or other donor-funded programs, with demonstrated experience of leading the financial management of activities of $20 million or more.
- Experience of financial reporting to governmental, private, and institutional donors
- Experience working with financial software and system (SUN systems and Q&A preferred).
- Experience in multi-currency reporting and accounting
- Experience in risk management and implementation of internal controls.
- Ability to work in a diverse and inclusive environment, respecting and collaborating with all individuals equally, and with a commitment to overcome bias and prejudice.
- Demonstrated financial management, analytical and computer skills, with emphasis on budgeting and financial analysis.
- Excellent understanding and demonstrated knowledge of USAID planning, finance and reporting systems, and family planning compliance regulations.
- Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships across an organisation to achieve mutual objectives and maximise opportunities.
- Excellent people and negotiation skills and ability to work effectively in cross-cultural settings and with a wide variety of stakeholders.
- Analytical approach to information gathering and dissemination.
- Effective communicator demonstrated on both financial and narrative reporting.
- Fluent English oral and written communication skills.
- Fluency in spoken and written French is desirable.
This position is contingent upon funding being awarded to MSI Reproductive Choices and on approval of the candidate by USAID. Candidates must have the legal right to work in either the United States, United Kingdom, or a country where MSI Reproductive Choices currently works.
Location: Washington DC, USA; London, UK; or any city/country where MSI Reproductive Choices has a country office and
Full/Part time: Full time
Salary: A competitive salary and benefits package will be provided in line with the national context, dependent on location of the successful candidate.
Closing date: 10th December (midnight GMT). Interviews may take place before this date for exceptional candidates
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £42,000 to £47,000 pa, depending on experience
Benefits: Auto-enrolment Pension scheme with 3% contribution from the organisation, Opportunities for hybrid and flexible working arrangements, as deemed reasonable, Training and development opportunities, Our commitment to providing wellbeing opportunities in support of staff, including an Employee Assistance Programme
Closing date: 11-12-2023
This is an exciting opportunity to become a vital part of our Senior Leadership Team as a Finance Manager, overseeing the financial reporting of Rochdale and District Mind and its subsidiary company.
The selected candidate will be responsible for producing management accounts and providing the Senior Leadership Team and Board of Trustees with the essential insights needed to track financial targets aligned with the organisation’s overarching strategy.
- Guide strategic financial management.
- Advise Leadership and Board on financial strategy.
- Oversee financial reporting, audits, and statutory compliance.
- Produce management forecasts for Board insight.
- Manage payroll and support contract tendering.
- Balance income and expenditure.
- Supervise equipment and materials procurement and maintenance.
You will need to have:
- Financial Management: Experience in planning, budgeting, and forecasting and proficient in financial software.
- Compliance: Familiar with financial regulations for charities
- Bookkeeping: Excellent with records and accounting software.
- Data Analysis: Experience of interpreting financial data for cost-saving insights.
- Communication: Strong written and verbal skills.
- Teamwork: capable of working collaboratively and ensuring financial transparency.
- Problem Solving: Ability to offer quick resolution of financial issues.
- Auto-enrolment Pension scheme with 3% contribution from the organisation
- Opportunities for hybrid and flexible working arrangements, as deemed reasonable
- Training and development opportunities
- Our commitment to providing wellbeing opportunities in support of staff, including an Employee Assistance Programme
Contact us if you have any questions about the role.
We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability, and potential; please get in touch with us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help make the application process work for you.
How to apply
Eastside People is supporting Rochdale and District Mind in the recruitment of this role.
Please ensure you read the Candidate Information Pack before applying. Application is with a CV and covering letter which should indicate why you are interested in applying for the Finance Manager role and how you meet the person specification.
The closing date for applications is 11 December 2023. Interviews will take place in the week commencing 18 December 2023 or 1 or 8 January 2024.
About Rochdale and District Mind
Rochdale and District Mind is a mental health charity that supports people in the community who are facing mental health challenges. As part of the Mind Federation and the Mind in Greater Manchester partnership, our goal is to ensure that individuals do not face mental health issues alone and can live free from stigma and discrimination.
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