Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
£32,000 - £40,000 per year
Permanent, Part-time, Full and Part Time considered - a minimum of 3 days per week., Full-time
Job description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a hands on Finance Lead to join the team at Talkback, at an exciting time of growth.

Are you a person with a passion to help people? If so, would you like to use your skills and work alongside like-minded, committed colleagues to enable people with a learning disability to increase their self-esteem, have more say, and control over their lives. Talkback has worked for over 20 years in a person-centred way with over 1000 people with learning needs and/or autism.

Position: Finance Lead

Location: The role is office and home based with a requirement to work in the South Bucks office at least 2 days a week and travel across Buckinghamshire, as required, to visit our teams

Salary: £28,000 - £38,000 per annum pro rata depending on skill levels

Hours:  Full and Part Time considered - a minimum of 3 days per week.



Holidays: 23 – 27 days per year, dependent upon length of service and days worked

Pension: A Workplace Pension scheme, where both the employer and employee contribute

Family Friendly Benefits: We are committed to supporting staff in achieving a sensible work-life balance.

Employee Assistance Programme: staff have access to the support line 24/7

Parking: Free parking available on site

As Finance Lead you will be responsible for managing the financial assets of the charity and supporting its long-term future through effective and responsive controls, reporting and planning.

You will support the CEO, advise the Board of Trustees and be part of the senior leadership team, providing timely and insightful forecasting, maintaining effective financial control and supporting the CEO in developing business plans and analysis. You will also be handling transactions when required, as it’s a hands on approach we need.

Having had experience of working in an SME or Charity environment you will use your experience and knowledge, outside Finance, for the benefit of the people that we support and will be willing to provide hands on support, when required.


About You:

To be successful in the role you will need the following skills/experience:

  • Fully qualified – ACCA or equivalent
  • All round experience of working in an SME with excellent operational knowledge
  • Experience of working within the Charity sector essential
  • Proven ability to support change management processes with financial data
  • Strong IT knowledge including advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • An excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work on a range of projects
  • Collaborative and hands-on style of working
  • Contract management experience preferred


Other roles you may have experience of could include Charity Finance Manager, Head of Finance, Finance Team Leader, Finance Analyst, Senior Finance Manager, Interim Finance Manager, Financial Accounting Manager, Finance Manger etc.



More about Talkback-UK

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Refreshed on: 11 February 2021
Closed date: 27 February 2021
Tags: Finance, Senior Management

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