GrantScape is looking to recruit a Finance Manager with significant Finance and Managerial experience to undertake an exciting opportunity that has arisen within our highly specialised team.
In return, we offer the opportunity to join a forward thinking Charity which has firmly established itself as a market leader in Grant Management. For the right candidate, this is a great opportunity to make your mark and, at the same time, become part of something special as we continue to develop and expand our expertise and reputation.
GrantScape is a highly respected grant-making Charity, committed to providing grants throughout England and Wales which help strengthen local communities and protect the natural environment. The Head Office is located at Whitsundoles, near Salford, Milton Keynes.
The Finance Manager will be an integral member of the Senior Management Team working closely with the Chief Executive, Chairman and Board of Trustees to provide accurate and informed financial advice and guidance and as such will consistently demonstrate exceptional focus on accuracy and attention to detail. The successful candidate will be CCAB qualified and ideally have a charity accounting qualification or considerable experience in a similar role. Proficiency in the use of accounting software (preferably Sage), database/reporting software and Microsoft Office is vital.
Strategic thinking will come naturally to the successful candidate and will be applied to all aspects of their work. As important, however is the ability to communicate effectively on all levels, from extensive liaison with external contacts, to establishing a close and effective working relationship with our small close-knit team of eight.
Main Duties and responsibilities
The Finance Manager will have overall responsibility for ensuring that financial recording, reporting and forecasting procedures are in place and operating effectively for GrantScape and its subsidiary and will also undertake the role of Company Secretary. The Finance Manager will also have the support of the Finance Assistant, who will be a direct report.
The successful candidate will produce annual financial statements for both companies, including consolidated accounts for the charitable group, and arrange for their audit, filing and distribution. Further responsibilities will include the preparation and submission of all financial returns and compliance with company legislative requirements. The Finance Manager will work closely with the Chief Executive in the production of strategy documents and associated forecasts, annual budgets and the analysis of their performance and will also have active involvement in the development of policies and procedures including financial controls and risk management. The successful candidate will also play a key role in the development and implementation of the IT Strategy for the Charity.
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