Prospectus is delighted to be partnering with Cumbria CVS, an organisation which offers help, advice, training and support to third sector groups throughout Cumbria. We bring organisations together to form a powerful voice for our sector and our Mission is to increase Impact, Influence and Investment in and from Cumbria CVS and the Third Sector. Our values are Leadership, Excellence, Equity, Integrity, Voluntarism.
At Cumbria CVS, we are looking for people who will reflect the diversity of Cumbria ensuring that both our organisation and the sector are more relevant to and more reflective of the people, communities and places we serve. Disabled people, those from Black Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, men and people under 30 are under-represented in our workforce and so we particularly encourage applications from people in these groups.
Cumbria CVS is a Disability Confident Employer and supporter of the Guaranteed Interview Scheme for Veterans, please see the 'How to apply' section on the job description for details.
We are looking for a Finance and Resources Manager to provide sound financial and operations management for Cumbria CVS, with specialist skills in accounts, financial planning and reporting, operations and administration.
Working closely with the CEO and wider leadership team you will manage the running of the Finance and Resources function, overseeing the Senior Finance Officer, HR and Facilities Manager and their respective teams. You will provide robust financial data for use by Cumbria CVS in planning and controlling the income and expenditure of the charity, providing accurate and timely information and monthly management reports. You will also lead on planning, producing and managing budgets, forecasts and cash flow analysis. In this varied leadership role, you will ensure that Cumbria CVS is suitably resourced and supported across, operations, people and administration across their sites.
Cumbria CVS is looking for candidates who are CIMA/ACCA qualified/part qualified or those who are qualified by experience. You will have a good understanding of financial and accounting systems and processes and thrive in providing sound financial analysis and reporting. You will be highly numerate and computer literate as well as be comfortable communicating to stakeholders on financial matters and be capable of using accountancy software; Sage experience is advantageous. You will possess a track record in operations and/or managing offices and people and enjoy identifying and enhancing processes and systems to ensure organisational success.
Prospectus are conducting the initial shortlisting of applications for the role on behalf of Cumbria CVS based on CV and supporting letters. If you are successful at this stage then Cumbria CVS will review your applications and directly invite their preferred candidates to interview from there.
To find out more out on how to apply, including the questions for the supporting letter please review the job description.