Chatham, Medway
£45,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We believe that everyone deserves a chance in life to become who they want to be regardless of their situation, and with the support and guidance from our dedicated team of staff with over two decades of knowledge, we believe we can achieve positive outcomes for all.

AMAT have been ever present in the homeless sector offering supported accommodation to the people in Kent and we are looking to recruit into our team with the addition of Senior Manager of Core Functions.

The hours for this position are 37.5 per week, and this position is a hybrid role with some days working from home and some working from our office in Chatham. At AMAT, we are focused on delivering the best service we can to our service users, and operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year service in order to achieve this. As such, you may be required to work bank holidays, and flexibility is key to this role “Be One Team” is one of the fundamental expectations of staff.  

Reporting directly to the CEO this role is varied and ideal for someone looking for challenges within and beyond finance.  The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, with excellent interpersonal skills and able to bring fresh ideas to the table. The candidate will be a fully qualified CIMA associate or equivalent, ACCA, ACA with excellent IT skills generally, including intermediate to advanced Excel skills and excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Previous experience in the charitable sector, Human Resources, Housing Benefits, GDPR and experience with Sage 200 would be desirable but is not essential. It is also essential that you are passionate about homelessness as a cause, and about empowering homeless and vulnerable people to achieve sustainable independence, wellbeing and make positive changes in their lives.

You will be responsible for:

Management of all finances, including, but not limited to:

Preparation of monthly management accounts including Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and Cashflow

               Budgeting and Forecasting

               Variance analysis and reporting

Quarterly VAT tax return

               Lead on annual external audit

Assist in the preparation of company financial statutory accounts

Implementation and maintenance of organization financial controls

               Maintenance of the cashflow

Liaising with and being the financial/AMAT representative for auditor, banks, tax partners, Local Authority, insurers, etc.

Investment appraisal


Management of Core functions including but not limited to:

Overseeing the managing of core functions in the organisation, including Human Resources, Housing Benefit and Quality and Compliance

Presenting at relevant meetings (including bi-monthly trustee meetings)

Actively contributing to AMATs business strategy

Assisting CEO with returns to Companies House and Charity Commission

Direct responsibility for a team of five including three managers

AMAT is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Our attractive benefits package includes:

  • 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays), rising in increments to 33 days
  • A contributory workplace pension scheme, in which AMAT will contribute the equivalent of 3% of your pensionable salary
  • Comprehensive training package including both in-house classroom and E-Learning courses, which have been tailored to develop the skills and knowledge needed to work at AMAT
  • Regular 12 weekly line management supervisions, and development focused annual appraisals
  • AMAT’s Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is available to all staff
  • Access to an online employee financial wellbeing hub
  • Free tea/coffee for all staff
  • Hybrid working available

Please read our privacy notice for job applicants before applying for this role, this can be found on our website.

This is a very varied role, and if you are looking for a challenge and want to make a difference, we look forward to hearing from you!

Posted on: 24 September 2021
Closed date: 15 October 2021
Tags: Finance, Senior Management

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