Are you a capable and experienced finance worker looking to bring your skills to a passionate network committed to positive change? Do you want to work within an ambitious, creative and dynamic team? Are you comfortable working online? Are you confident working across a variety of systems and projects? Are you looking for a flexible working pattern in an organisation committed to good People Care? If so, read on!
Who are we?
The Permaculture Association works to empower individuals and communities to design their homes, gardens, farms, businesses and whole lives in order to collectively generate a sustainable future. By putting ethics first and using natural systems as a model, there are simple and innovative ways to live fairly and sustainably now and in the future.
Our work is wide-ranging and varied, supporting permaculture education, research, networking and action. We are a growing charity, with 1700(+) members, and partnerships with organisations in the UK and internationally.
The Finance Coordinator role in a nutshell
We are seeking a finance coordinator to join our small and dedicated team. We work online using G-Suite, CiviCRM, Slack, & Zoom and other tools to enable us to collaborate and stay connected. Duties of the Finance Coordinator include:
- Financial management and reporting: bookkeeping (using Quickbooks Online), reconciliations, tracking multiple grant and charitable trading classes, invoicing, refunds and expenses
- Employees and volunteer related financial management: payroll and employee deductions, pension scheme
- Fundraising and budgeting: coordinating the annual organisational budget and inputting into project budget creation and monitoring
- Finances at events and other general duties: attending events and managing event finances (book sales, cash handling)
Who we are looking for
As an inclusive employer and membership organisation, we want our staff team to better reflect the communities in which we live and work. Therefore we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to creating an organisation that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities.
We are a small team and we want someone who is conscientious and well organised, able to be flexible, responsive and positive, and prepared to work hard. The post will start with a handover period so that our systems and processes can be passed on smoothly to ensure that the financial work of the organisation can remain stable and consistent during the transition.
Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification carefully, and get in touch if you have any questions or would like an informal discussion. The application form and all supporting information can be found via our website or attached here. We look forward to hearing from you.
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