Age UK is a charity for everyone, and our vision is a world where you and your loved ones can make the most of later life. If you are looking to use your financial expertise to make the UK a better place to grow old, then we have the job for you.
We are recruiting for an experienced Finance Business Partner to join our team and provide expert financial support and analysis to a number of Age UK subsidiaries.
Working in a Finance Team of 4 and reporting to an experienced Finance Manager, the successful candidate will
* Produce financial management reporting and analysis
* Present management accounts to finance committees and boards which will include occasional travel to other Age UK offices
* Deliver budgets and forecasts & monitor financial performance and analysis
* Manage month end processes to strict timetables
* Support with the preparation of statutory accounts
* You should be an experienced Management Accountant or Finance Business Partner with experience producing management information and presenting this to senior management.
* You will have a background working with finance and non-finance staff in a complex commercially focussed organisation.
* Ideally you will be fully qualified Accountant or equivalent
* Excellent MS office skills, in particular Excel will be important to your day to day work.
What we can offer in return
In return we can offer an excellent salary up to £45,000 , and great benefits including 26 days annual leave + bank holidays, excellent pension (we pay in up to 9%), Life Assurance, Healthcare Cashback Plan, Season Ticket Loan, Cycle to work scheme, flexible working and much more.
For a full list of benefits please click here
Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.
Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time.
Age UK politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.
Interested in that next CV enhancing role? Want to work for a line manager that prides themselves in developing their staff? Are you a part-qualified accountant interested in improving your managerial skills? Then this is the role for you!
My client is a charity based in London with the goal of helping and supporting young people across the UK, who are looking for a Financial Transactions Manager to join their team in a role filled with great potential for growth.
The main responsibilities of this role are as follows:
- Full responsibility for the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions of the organisation, ensuring that all income and expenditure is correctly accounted for.
- Take the lead in all of the monthly and year-end reconciliations which include, bank, supplier accounts and balance sheet.
- Provide invaluable support to the Financial Controller in the preparation of year-end accounts.
- Full involvement in vital project work that helps the charity to thrive and grow.
- Manage and develop two members of staff, giving them every opportunity to reach their full potential.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious part-qualified accountant to work under a line manager who offers fantastic scope for development, through on the job training of key accountancy concepts. Overall this is a CV enhancing opportunity that is full of broad technical and managerial responsibilities that can put the successful candidate on the path to a wonderfully successful career in finance.
The successful candidate will have:
- Part-qualified as an accountant and be actively studying towards completing their qualifications (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, etc.).
- At least a few years' experience within an accounting/finance role.
- Previous experience of producing multiple reconciliations.
- Ideally managerial experience, however, candidates without this are still encouraged to apply.
- Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills (vlookups, pivot tables, etc.).
- The ambition and drive to build a fantastic career in finance.
If you are interested in this position, please apply immediately as applications are reviewed daily and this role may be filled before the closing date.
An exciting role for an experienced Rents Finance Manager to join a G15 Housing Association
Based in London this fast moving and dynamic organisation provides affordable housing across the UK
The Rents Finance Manager will be responsible for the following duties
- Leading a team of 3 including development, training and recruitment.
- Managing the rent control accounts and suspense accounts.
- Managing the annual rent increase process
- Leading on process improvement projects and any system upgrades.
The successful Rents Finance Manager will have experience of managing a busy Rents team. Exposure with in the Housing Sector is desirable but not essential.
A salary of between £35,000 and £40,000 plus generous benefits such as a flexible working pattern and generous holiday allowance.
Would you like to work for one of the largest international development charites? Do you enjoy working in a changing environment where you can make a real difference? If so, please read on!
Robertson Bell Finance are working with a well-known brand in the international development sector to recruit an Interim Finance Manager to join them for a period of 6 months with the potential for extension following this. This is a great opportunity for someone who is ambitious to grow into a bigger management role and wants to join a high-performing team.
Main responsibilities of the Interim Finance Manager are as follows:
- Managing and maintaining an effective finance function for the UK and Ireland entities, reporting figures into the international arm.
- Preparation of annual statutory accounts, liaising with auditors and implementing audit findings to improve the finance function.
- Oversee the production of the monthly management accounts, analysing the numbers produced by the team and producing commentary for SMT meetings.
- Maintaining all transactional functions of the organisation, also carrying out the fortnightly payment run and the monthly payroll.
The successful candidate will be a fully qualified accountant (QBE will also be considered) who has experience managing a small team in a previous role. You must have experience of working in a charity with specific knowledge of restricted and unrestricted funding to be able to hit the ground running. Finally an open minded attitude to a changing environment is critical in order to be a success.
If you feel this post could be of interest to you then please do not delay in applying as applications are being reviewed daily. You must be available with a short notice period to be considered.
This London University are looking for a newly qualified accountant from accountancy practice to join their extremely high-performing and high calibre finance team.
This organisation is a well-established university based in London. Through a mixture of tuition fee and commerical funding streams, they run a number of courses, research and educational initiatives. Having been through an exciting period of change the organisation is looking for individuals from accountancy practice who are passionate about education and looking to work in a fast paced, challenging environment where there is scope to learn, develop and progress.
- Group statutory reporting and support of the annual audit process
- Working across the organisation as a technical finance expert
- Maintaining and developing good working relationships and effective communications with all stakeholders both internally and externally
- Budgeting and forecasting exposure
- Exposure to key projects such as aquisitions and initiatives to diversify revenue streams
You will be a fully qualified accountant (ACA or equivalent) with strong technical finance capabilities that can be evidenced through experience. You will have trained with a top 50 accountancy practice firm and have a strong understanding of the audit process and dealing with complex financial reporting. The ability to deal with extremely senior, high profile stakeholders both externally and internally is absolutely crucial.
Salary - £45,000 to £50,000
30 Days Holiday
Charity People are a friendly, down to earth and passionate charity recruitment agency. We operate across the whole of the non-profit sector on a national basis. After a hugely successful period of organic growth we are now looking to add to the team, and we're creating a specialist Finance Division to serve our diverse and (mostly) incredible clients.
We have had some success in Finance recruitment but as this is very much a growth area for us; it just needs the right person to lead it. The successful candidate will be given ownership for building the team and division, but will be supported by the rest of the Senior Management team. We don't necessarily need someone who has experience of recruiting in the not-for-profit world, but we do want someone who has experience in recruiting for Qualified and/or Part Qualified Finance roles. You will need to be driven and organised, with a track record of growing a desk.
Most importantly, you will be a high performer with a genuine interest in people and the charity sector.
Charity People is a grown up recruitment company that hires great people who enjoy coming to work. We all recognise that work is just one part of all of our lives and as such everyone starts on 25 days holiday (plus time off between Christmas and New Year ), and after 3 years' service employees are offered the chance to take a sabbatical of up to 3 months (1 month fully paid). We have a great office in London Bridge, just near Borough Market and fully stocked with excellent coffee and great tea and some funky chill out areas and a beer fridge on a Friday. We are open to flexible working arrangements and we are especially proud that 100% of our consultants love working here.
If you are interested in joining the team then please send your CV through, outlining what sort of work pattern you would be seeking and if we think you might have the sort of experience that we need we will make contact to arrange a time to speak.
We will hold interviews on a rolling basis so please don't hesitate to apply.
Financial Transactions Manager
£40,000 - 45,000 + Benefits London / Croydon
For a global education company, we're recruiting a Financial Transactions Manager on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Finance Director, the Financial Transactions Manager will lead the accounts payable, accounts receivable and credit control functions, delivering optimal customer service internationally. This role will work with the Finance and Systems Accountant on the implementation and delivery of a global online payment system and will lead and manage a team of 5 staff.
- Deliver accurate and timely payments to suppliers and examiners, with the aim of a complete review of processes across all markets to make them more transparent, automated and accurate
- Management payments to the company and overall debt management with the aim of setting up an online payment process across the company
- Lead on the delivery of an expense management system for partners and staff
- Lead on the delivery of an optimal customer service model to stakeholders
- Lead on improved and streamlined processes in collaboration with the Operations Team
- Lead, manage and motivate a team of 5 across accounts payable, receivable and credit control.
- Extensive experience of system and transaction accounting with good knowledge of FX impact on global companies
- Experience of implementing process improvements; Implementation of new systems
- Experience of implementation of online payment platforms internationally would be desirable
- Significant management experience across several organisations creating a high-support and high-challenge environment for team members
- Advanced MS Excel skills and working knowledge of Sun Systems (ideally)
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If you are looking for a newly created role in the International Development sector, where you can make your mark on a prestigious organisation dramatically increasing its work across Africa and Asia, this International Finance Manager role may be the right next step for you.
With unparallelled opportunities for internal progression, this position will offer the successful candidate the chance to work in a growing organisation, in a role closely linked with overseas teams, delivering a significant positive impact across the world.
The International Finance Manager will oversee global project reporting and forecasting. Responsible for providing management information to global project managers, this position will play a key role in ensuring that projects are financially set up properly and are running smoothly and efficiently. This role will also get involved in developing budgets for proposals and therefore plays a key role in growing the impact of the organisation. You will be responsible for building relationships with regional offices to produce financial reports for donors and will provide insightful analysis to project managers, being a key financial adviser for international stakeholders.
The successful candidate will be a qualified (or finalist) accountant (ACA, CIMA, CIPFA or ACCA) who is either looking to make a move out of practice but has some consultancy expereince, or who has strong budgeting, reporting and forecasting experience ideally gained in an INGO. This client does have a good track record of developing strong candidates and giving great opportunities for progression and if desired, international travel. With one of the leading sector safety and development programs, this is a great opportunity to join a prestigious organisation offering unparalleled progression opportunities.
If you are interested in this position, please apply early as this role may be filled before the closing date.
Senior Finance Manager
Salary: Band 8b (£57,049 - £67,397*)
Location: South East London and Kent
* Inclusive of outer London weighting
We are delighted to be supporting Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust in recruiting two Senior Finance Managers.
- Senior Finance Manager – Corporate Services, Forensic and Prison Services and Estates
- Senior Finance Manager – Children and Young People’s Services and Bexley Directorate
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust offer a wide range of health and social care services in South East London, specialising in mental health, community health and learning disability services. They have been the main provider of specialist mental health care in Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich for more than ten years and have developed a comprehensive portfolio of services in community and hospital settings.
You will be responsible for providing high quality, accurate, expert financial advice to managers outside of finance to ensure the best decisions are made. You will act as the finance business partner for either Corporate Services, Forensic and Prison Services and Estates or Children and Young People’s Services and Bexley Directorate.
Senior Finance Manager Key Responsibilities:
- Liaising with internal stakeholders such as Directors, Service Managers, Finance staff, Business and Service Improvement Managers, Budget holders throughout the Trust, HR and IT staff.
- Liaising with external stakeholders such as auditors, finance staff in other NHS organisations and local authorities.
- Leading a team of 3 management accountants to provide highly complex strategic financial and business advice across multiple directorates.
- Analyse highly complex problems relating to business cases and make judgements on financial and business decisions relating to the allocation of finances.
- Make a significant contribution to the production of business cases and to the Trust’s long and short term business planning processes. Co-ordinate the work of business managers, budget managers and other staff in order to achieve this objective.
- Take a proactive approach to developing own skills and experience and that of others.
Senior Finance Manager Person Specification:
To be considered for these roles, you must be a CCAB Qualified Accountant with post-qualification experience in a large, multi-disciplinary organisation. Financial management experience covering both management and financial accounting is desirable and experience managing teams/leading people is essential. The Trust’s values include EXCELLENCE, BEING RESPONSIVE, PARTNERSHIP AND LEARNING. It is important that your values are inline with this and that you are a proactive, team player.
Senior Finance Manager Package:
- Salary: Band 8b (£57,049 - £67,397*)
- Flexible working
- 27 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays (holiday entitlement raises to 33 days with service)
- Annual Recognition Awards
- Excellent Learning and Development opportunities
- Excellent Pension Scheme: employee contribution 12.5% (at Band 8b) + 20.6% employer contribution
- Free on-site parking
To find out more information about the Trust, the job opportunities and to receive the full job descriptions, please apply or contact Brooke Cooper at Allen Lane. Applications close on Wednesday 11th September and interviews will follow shortly after. EARLY APPLICATIONS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED.
Financial Statutory Reporting and Compliance Manager
Position: Financial Statutory Reporting and Compliance Manager
Location: WC1N, Central London
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Benefits: 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, generous pension scheme, flexible working, discounted season ticket loan and many more!
Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 2 October 2019
About the role:
This is a critical role of great responsibility, ensuring the overall financial compliance of our client.
They’re looking for someone who is continually willing to improve and challenge, helping others to understand financial reporting, as well as able being able to act as the finance lead on cross charity projects.
About the Team:
This is an exciting time to join the Finance team who are making substantial enhancements to improve the financial performance of the charity by increasing the transparency and understanding of their financial metrics and KPI’s.
You will be a great communicator with proven experience of leading the year end function as well as investigating and translating complex financial regulations for non-finance colleagues.
Specifically, you will have:
- Experience of preparation of statutory accounts and audit.
- Experience of tax compliance including VAT and Corporate tax.
- Excellent communication skills.
The ideal candidate will also have:
- Experience of managing internal audit and risk management.
- Experience of Agresso and / or Salesforce.
- Some charity experience, although this is not essential.
About the Charity
Every day brings new challenges for our client. Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, our client can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Their staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you.
Recently awarded with a ‘Best Companies 2-star accreditation' and placed number 17 on the 2019 Sunday Times Best 100 Not-for-Profit Companies list - they offer a range of attractive benefits including; a flexible approach to working, 30 days holiday, life assurance, enhanced employer pension contributions, and a discounted season ticket loan.
How to Apply
Please click on the apply button in the top right-hand corner where you will be taken to a short application form to complete. You are encouraged to include a cover letter with your application, and should refer to the ‘Application and Interview FAQs’ on the career section of their website before you apply.
You may have experience of the following: Finance Manager, Accountant, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, Finance Team Leader, Financial Accountant, Management Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Senior Finance Officer, AAT, Accountancy, Financial Controller, etc.
VSO is the world's leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world's poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We're not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.
Lead the UK office (Kingston) finance operations team, responsible for day-to-day operations; ensure production of accurate internal financial data and external financial reporting; compliance with accounting practices and UK tax requirements; promote continued process improvement; and provide user-focused financial services and a strong control environment.
Skills, qualifications and experience
The ideal candidate will be a strong leader, self-motivated, passionate about creating a strong financial control environment and excellent at forming good stakeholder relationships. Candidate will be a qualified accountant, with proven analytical and technical skills, who is adaptable and supportive of process improvements.
Competencies and Behaviour
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
* Ability to be open minded and respectful
* Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
* Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
* Ability to seek and share knowledge
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce. We also offer a range of benefits, including;
* A friendly and supportive office environment
* Opportunities for flexible working and working from home
* Generous annual leave of 37 days (inclusive of public holidays)
* Competitive pension with Scottish Widows
* Employee and Volunteer Assistance Programme
* Personal accident insurance
* Season Ticket Loan
* Free parking
* Lockers and shower facilities
* Fun free lunch time activities like boot camp
* Cycle to work scheme
* Professional development
* Additional Leave for Parents and Carers
* VDU Eye Care Vouchers
Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in the UK before you apply.
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications, as such we may interview as soon as suitable applications are received.
The Natural History Museum (NHM) is a world-class visitor attraction, leading science research centre and commercial event space. We use our unique collections and unrivalled expertise to tackle the biggest challenges facing the world today. We care for more than 80 million specimens, both in our London and Tring museums, spanning billions of years and welcome more than five million visitors annually.
The Museum is a diverse organisation primarily funded by Government grant-in-aid; other income generating activities include ticketed exhibitions, Science research and consultancy, retail and catering. We are now embarking on a major capital investment and fund-raising programme to deliver our mission, and transform our offer.
We will soon launch a new strategy setting out our role as the natural world faces increasing threats. Building on our world-leading collection, global reputation for science and as one of the world's leading visitor attractions, the NHM has ambitious plans leading up to the 150 anniversary of the opening of the Waterhouse Building in 2031, making this a truly exciting time to be part of the NHM team.
About the role
You will provide support to our Programme Management Office (PMO) by leading on programme and project budgets and forecasts, producing accurate and timely financial reports for both income and expenditure and proactively assisting in all aspects of the programmes' financial management.
The finance system we use is Access Dimensions, with an end user interface, Focal Point, which allows individuals to raise and manage purchase orders, expense claims and sales transactions. It is also used to store and manage project information, including (but not limited to) financial information.
Leading on the financial reporting for the priority capital and innovation programmes, you will provide forward-looking, accurate and relevant management information to Project managers and other stakeholders, through the provision of relevant monthly reports, cash flow forecasts, reconciliations and KPI's.
You will be part qualified or equivalent experience and studying towards an accountancy qualification e.g. ACCA or CIMA, with substantial experience in a management/project accounts function, working with stakeholders and intermediate/advanced MS Excel knowledge and experience. You will bring with you experience of control account reconciliations to an advanced level and some accounting package experience.
Fixed Term Contract, until Nov 2020
Applications closing 9am on 24/09/2019
Permanent – Birmingham. Full time- 35 hours a week
With our strategic plan to help one million young people transform their lives over the next 10 years, we are developing our back-office support functions. Our National Finance Hub includes a Purchase Ledger team of 4 dedicated staff members and a wider Financial Accounting team network of 10, all based within a newly refurbished agile working environment in Birmingham’s city centre.
We are seeking a Purchase Ledger Manager who can demonstrate successful experience of working with a P2P platform and help guide a small team. Our key stakeholders in this environment are the Operational staff who need quality service from our Purchase Ledger team to help best deliver the Trust’s help and support to young people.
As our Purchase Ledger Manager, you will be comfortable with working in a customer focused manner. Your input into how processes could be streamlined or improved is desirable.
If you are looking for a new challenge and are passionate about helping support young people in our society, this may be the role for you! To learn more, please download the job description.
About The Prince’s Trust
We are a youth charity whose mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills, to live, learn and earn. This year we will support more than 70,000 young people through a range of proven programmes, with three in four achieving a positive outcome!
We have a bold ambition to extend the reach and impact of our work and help one million more young people transform their lives over the next ten years. Our job is to inspire them, support them and release their potential, so that they can thrive and society can prosper. We will focus on innovation, to ensure we adapt and remain relevant in a rapidly changing world. We owe it to ourselves and the young people we serve, to do the best work of our lives and to help give them an increasing stake in our economy and society. They are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us.
The Prince’s Trust is committed to safeguarding, protecting and promoting the welfare of the children and young people we work with. Successful applicants to roles at The Prince’s Trust will be subject to criminal vetting checks, and where necessary for the role, a check at an enhanced level will be required.
To apply for this vacancy please complete the online application. To help you with the supporting statement section, you may want to download a copy of the Prince’s Trust Behavioural Framework.
A NOTE FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES
We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
An exciting opportunity for a Finalist ACCA or CIMA Finance Business Partner to manage the Budgets and Forecasting function in one of the Country's biggest Housing Associations.
Based in London this Organisation is one of London's biggest Housing Associations.
The Finance Business Partner will be responsible for the following duties
- Provide financial support to key Budget Holders.
- Prepare monthly Management Accounts
- Prepare the Annual Preparation of Budgets.
- Provide various analyses to ensure the organisation meets financial targets.
- Support Budget holders with costings for various projects.
The successful Finance Business Partner will be at the Final Stages of ACCA or CIMA studies and have exposure to the Public Sector. Experience of Financial Management across multiple locations and liaising with Budget Holders is essential. Experience of managing and training junior staff is required for the role.
A salary of between £35,000 and £42,000 plus benefits.
Our partner is a well-known and respected global INGO. They are seeking an experienced, senior member of the finance team to lead the financial year-end and external audit processes and oversee the monthly balance sheet controls and reporting.
- Lead on the financial year-end financial accounting close process, and in the preparation for year-end financial reporting for the UK, country and regional offices.
- Lead on key risk areas, identifying potential weaknesses, making recommendations and developing plans to address these before year-end.
- Lead on the annual statutory audit process, including agreeing on the audit scope, reviewing the audit findings and management responses, and following up on agreed action plans.
- Ensure that there is an appropriate control framework across all offices, responsible for driving improvements in efficiency, and in updating the country office Finance Manuals.
- Lead on monthly global balance sheet reporting.
- Lead on financial accounting services to the UK office.
- Qualified accountant with experience of operating in a complex, global organisation. Strong technical skills and knowledge of UK SORP and UK/International GAPP and legal requirements, UK VAT, PAYE and other tax issues.
- Experience of leading year-end and external audit processes.
- Proven ability of managing a cross-cultural team – remotely and in-person
- Excellent business partnering and negotiating skills, the ability to influence and liaise and work with a wide range of colleagues and other internal and external stakeholders.
This role is only open to candidates with the righ to work in the UK. Please note, applications are being reviewed and candidates are being invited on a rolling basis.