School-Home Support
E15, London
Stratford, Greater London
£39,118.16 – £42,157.54 pa according to experience
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

For over 35 years, School-Home Support has been working with children, families and schools to break the cycle of poor school attendance, low educational attainment, anti social behaviour, crime, low paid or no job, generation after generation.

School-Home Support gets children and young people back into school, ready to learn. Whatever it takes.

Finance Manager
Head office (London E15) with opportunity for some home working if desired (minimum 3 days in office)
Contract: Full year, permanent
Hours: Full time (37.5hrs per week), Mon-Fri  
Salary: £39,118.16 – £42,157.54 pa according to experience
Benefits: 28 days annual leave plus Bank holiday leave, pension, life assurance, employee assistance programme

The Finance Manager is responsible for the provision of an excellent financial accounting service which involves everything from overseeing the accurate data entry and journals and monthly reconciliations, to producing ad hoc project fund reports, the monthly management accounts with reserves analysis and preparing annual budgets and statutory accounts for audit. The successful candidate is expected to have extensive experience of charity fund accounting and be a Qualified accountant (QBE or CCAB Part-qualified accountant may be considered). Knowledge of Salesforce or other CRMs would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will be commercially aware and able to work in detail as well as understanding broader strategy to support the Head of Finance and Resources and internal Teams.

The Finance Manager will be supported by a full-time Finance Assistant and an external Finance services provider team for transaction data and journal input.

Main areas of responsibility for this role include:

  • Preparation of management accounts, annual budgets, cash-flow forecasts and reports to the Finance Committee
  • Preparation of statutory accounts and liaison with external auditors
  • Project fund accounting
  • Supervision of the sales and purchase ledgers, Petty Cash, Credit Card and Bank accounts
  • Provision of support to other departments and the Senior Leadership Team
  • Compliance with all legal and statutory authorities (e.g. Charity Commission, HMRC)

Closing date for applications: Sunday 3 October at 11.59pm
Interviews will be during: w/c 11 October 2021


If you would like to find out more, please click the apply button to be directed to our website where you can download the job description and complete the application process. 

School-Home Support is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

School-Home Support takes very seriously the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring that our safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice. Our safeguarding policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances.

The role above is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 17 September 2021
Closed date: 17 October 2021
Job ref: 158632_SS
Tags: Finance, Operations