Coventry, West Midlands
FTE £24,799 - £25,801 (depending upon experience), pro rata for 16-20 hrs p.w.
Permanent, Part-time
Job description


CRASAC invites applications from experienced female finance officers to join our committed team of staff and volunteers supporting survivors of sexual violence. 

Job Purpose

  • To be the day to day finance lead for CRASAC, keeping financial records and preparing reports for senior management and external stakeholders, and supporting the Business Development Manager in preparing reports for the Charity Board.
  • To monitor expenditure, track income budgets and match expenditure to the different funders, managing all payments into and out of the organisation.
  • To maintain the finance records using financial software system, and to ensure these are fit for purpose to enable the charity's Accountants to prepare the end of year accounts.
  • The post reports to the Business Development Manager. Support and advice will be provided by her and CRASAC’s voluntary Treasurer (a qualified accountant).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and reconcile financial records on software package
  • Prepare clear reports (including monthly management accounts, both ad-hoc and routine) for management team, the Board and funders
  • Manage accounts payable and ensure all suppliers are paid
  • Be responsible for raising invoices
  • Manage petty cash and staff expenses
  • Work with Payroll Administrator to process payment of wages and associated payments to the Inland Revenue and Pension Company
  • Understand confidentiality and exercise discretion throughout your role at CRASAC
  • Attend staff meetings and training as required
  • Carry out other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as deemed appropriate by Business Development Manager

Person Specification
All of the qualities we are looking for may be demonstrated through skills and experiences developed in paid or unpaid work. Applicants need to demonstrate in their application and at interview that they possess all the essential requirements.


  • Numerate with enthusiasm for working with figures and spreadsheets
  • Experience of working as a finance officer or finance administrator
  • Able to maintain excellent attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Educated at GCSE Grade C or above in Maths (Or equivalent)
  • AAT student / possess AAT qualifications or similar
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365 Packages (Experienced Excel, Word and Outlook user, with some knowledge/experience of Teams and Planner or willingness to be trained)
  • Experience of working with accounting software
  • Able to communicate clearly and appropriately, both verbally and in writing
  • Able to plan and manage a varied, challenging workload and work under pressure
  • Able to work independently within clear guidelines
  • Able to establish effective working relationships with staff and managers
  • Willingness to undertake additional training as required
  • Experience of working within a team and able to take a flexible approach when responding to needs of the organisation


  • Experience of working in the voluntary sector
  • Experience of building financial systems
  • Some understanding of sexual violence and its effect on victims and survivors

How to apply
Online through our application portal on our website job page, where further guidance can be found.


  • You will be asked to enter your name and contact details direct into the online form. These personal details will be kept separate and the shortlisting panel will not see them.
  • You will be asked to upload a CV and Supporting Statement (or one combined document) addressing the criteria in the Person Specification. We can accept Microsoft Word and PDF format documents. You should not include your name or other personal details on any documents you upload. You will need to have the document(s) ready to upload before you start the application process.
More about CRASAC

CRASAC was established in 1981 to offer a telephone counselling service to Coventry women who had been sexually abused. Initially run by volunt... Read more

Refreshed on: 02 June 2020
Closed date: 15 June 2020
Job ref: Finance-Officer-12514
Tags: Finance

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