Are you a part time Finance professional with Operations experience?
Prospectus is delighted to be working with a small but highly impactful international development organisation to recruit a Finance and Operations Manager. This post is offered as a part time role for 4 days per week.
Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will be responsible for day-to-day accounting and finance management for the charity, alongside providing updates to the Chief Executive, Treasurer and the Board when required. The role will also take ownership of leading the operations function and the Administration Officer to ensure they are supported and process and systems are enhanced. This is a key high profile role that will provide financial and operations expertise to support the organisation's continued growth.
The Financial duties will fall under three overarching areas of work. The first, statutory financial reporting for audit (in line with regulations), this will include the preparation of accounts and the annual budget, raising invoices, and the development of the charity's financial procedures. The second, communicating strategy and policy decisions to senior management that will incorporate the provision of financial advice across the charity, acting as the link between the senior management team and the board with regards to financial matters, and ensuring the long term financial stability of the charity through robust process management. Finally, providing an external face for stakeholders which will involve pension and insurance administration, completion of annual returns for the Charities Commission, and the preparation of Gift Aid claims. On the Operations front you will be responsible for developing and maintaining a productive hybrid environment and ensure that systems, IT and training are to the highest possible standard.
To be considered for this role, it is essential that you are a qualified (or part qualified with strong experience) accountant, with expertise or exposure to SORP, charity law and VAT. The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of accounting procedures and legislation in relation to the charity sector (in the UK or in the US), and be comfortable being responsible for payroll. IT literate you will have a track record of implementing changes to systems and be inspired about positive change. As an excellent communicator, you will be at ease advising senior level stakeholders and reporting to the board and CEO. We are looking for an innovative candidate who will relish the opportunity to contribute to the strategic direction of the charity.
To apply for this role, please submit your CV online (Word format only); cover letters are not required at this stage. A full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.