London, Greater London
£45,000 - £60,000 per year depending on experience + benefits
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

This is a key role in the leadership team and the post-holder will have accountability for accurately recording the charity’s financial transactions; preparing and presenting financial reports for colleagues, committee and Board meetings; preparing management accounts and preparing statutory year-end accounts and working with the auditors. It is an autonomous and hands-on role which requires self-reliance, good communication and diligence. 

GambleAware is a growing charity with a critically important public health agenda. This is a new role with the opportunity for the right candidate to influence the charities growth and help define the working of the financial function.

Key accountabilities:

  • Ensure financial standards are adhered to.
  • Manage the tax and indirect tax responsibilities for the charity.
  • Work closely with functions and teams to ensure effective financial management.
  • Provide leadership, direction and support to ensure a consistent approach to financial management to deliver organisational objectives.
  • Accountable for delivering annual financial statements and quarterly updates to the Board.
  • Effectively manage the financial cashflow of the organisation in accordance with governance procedures and in line with organisational strategic objectives. 
  • Regularly report key financial information to support stakeholders in making key strategic decisions.
  • Quickly establish strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders based on trust and confidence, work well within teams, and have the skills to engage, influence and negotiate with colleagues.
  • Provide financial reports to colleagues, senior management and trustees, to provide pertinent information about the charity’s performance against budgets and strategic plans, including regular management accounts.
  • Develop and enhance financial systems and ways of working, to drive efficiencies and improvements.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, inclusivity and equal opportunity in working with colleagues and stakeholders with a wide range of perspectives and experiences.
  2. Responsible for leading, planning, co-ordinating and managing all aspects of finance on a day-to-day basis, supporting the organisation in meeting key strategic business aims and goals.
  3. Ensure financial business cases are defined and developed.
  4. Define, write and implement the financial strategic framework including the financial reporting requirements.
  5. Ensure the integrity of budgeting and forecasting, focusing on the internal consistency, its coherence with strategic planning and its interfaces.
  6. Required to support the Chief Operating Officer with the production of Board, Committee and Leadership Team papers and reporting tools.
  7. Promote and develop the culture of a learning organisation committed to high quality of care and continuous improvement.
  8. Manage the annual audit.
  9. Undertake any other tasks as reasonably directed by your line manager.  
  10. Adhere to GambleAware policies and procedures. 
  11. Be a good team worker, demonstrating loyalty and commitment to the organisation and team members.

GambleAware is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities, fairness of treatment, dignity, work-life balance and the elimination of all forms of discrimination in the workplace for all staff and job applicants.

Application Instructions

Please submit a comprehensive CV along with a covering letter (up to two pages) setting out your interest in the role and how you meet the essential requirements in relation to the accountabilities and responsibilities for the role.

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GambleAware

GambleAware is the leading commissioner of prevention and treatment services for gambling harms in Great Britain. We are an independent charity... Read more

Refreshed on: 17 September 2021
Closed date: 27 September 2021
Tags: Finance

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