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Financial Controller

Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes (On-site)
£53,000 per year
Full-time
Permanent
Job description

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced professional to lead our Finance team to ensure the ongoing effective management of financial resources within the Hospice and its trading subsidiary.

As part of the senior management team, you will build strong internal relationships, provide management information to enable sound financial decisions, manage the budgeting and forecasting process and oversee a complex payroll.

Working with the Director of Finance and IT you will prepare the monthly management accounts, VAT returns, Gift Aid reclaims and the statutory accounts and will ensure that appropriate financial controls are in place and all legislative and statutory requirements are met.

You will be a qualified Accountant with a minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience; charity experience would be desirable. In addition, you will have strong demonstrable management skills gained in a similar complex environment.

An excellent working knowledge of payroll and VAT is essential, along with strong Microsoft Office skills.

Set in the tranquil grounds of Willen Lake, Willen Hospice is the leading provider of specialist palliative care within the Milton Keynes area. We offer 24 hour / seven days a week palliative care to people who have advanced disease, caring for people in our Inpatient Unit which accommodates 15 patients and the local community. Our person centred care is delivered with compassion and respect for people’s wishes. We have an expanding Therapeutic & Wellbeing service offering Psychological Wellbeing, Social Care, Physiotherapy, Occupational and Complementary Therapy.  Our dedicated Business Development teams and retail portfolio of shops raise vital funds to deliver this care.

In return for your skills and experience, you can expect:-

  • To join a supportive and caring team
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 35 days pro rata (inclusive of statutory and bank holidays)
  • Free onsite parking at the Hospice
  • Employer enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision
  • Ongoing commitment to education and professional development
  • Blue Light Card discounts (with membership)
  • Excellent on-site subsidised catering facilities
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme

This appointment is subject to a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service check

Closing Date: 7 June 2024

Interview Date: TBC

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Willen Hospice View profile Company size Size: 101 - 500

We provide free, compassionate care to adults in Milton Keynes and surrounding areas living with a life-limiting illness.

Posted on: 28 May 2024
Closed date: 07 June 2024 at 10:43
Tags: Finance, Senior Management

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