£33,000 - £35,000
Reporting into the Head of Finance.
The postholder will assist the Head of Finance in preparing all financial records in accordance with policies and procedures, undertake monthly budget holder meetings and manage the finance officer(s) in line with relevant policies and procedures.
- Maintain operational procedures for both income and expenditure accounting and ensure all income and expenditure are accurately coded.
- Ensure all invoices and expenses are processed and paid in an efficient manner and that policies such as authorisation limits and expenses policies are adhered to;
- Oversee process of monthly and year end reconciliation of all balance sheet, including bank, control and supplier accounts ensuring they are reviewed and formally signed off giving assurance that the cash assets are adequately safeguarded;
- Assist the Management Accounting team as and when required with enquiries during the preparation of reporting and expenditure budgets.
- Assist Head of Finance in planning and coordinating year end processes, including a detailed year end plan and allocation of responsibilities across Finance and other departments.
- Assist Head of Finance as necessary in preparing statutory accounts and supporting schedules for audit, managing the year end audit process and assisting auditors with their queries.
- Part Qualified Accountant (ACCA/ CIMA)
The client would like the candidates to be actively pursuing their qualification.
A great opportunity to gain the exposure and experience required to finish off your qualifications.
Are you a self-motivated, organised Finance Business Partner with excellent communication skills?
Dogs Trust is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK with a nationwide network of rehoming centres and charity shops. Last year, Dogs Trust centres cared for over 15,000 dogs; we never put a healthy dog down.
The purpose of the Finance Department is to support the rest of Dogs Trust in achieving the strategic aims of the Charity. In order to achieve this purpose the department works to ensure financial (and non-financial) systems and controls function effectively and limit the exposure of the charity to related risks, provide accurate, timely financial information and of course pay our suppliers on a timely basis.
We are seeking a Finance Business Partner to take responsibility for providing an excellent and proactive business partnering service to budget holders and producing monthly management accounts. The postholder will also be involved in the annual budgeting and forecasting processes, liaising with external auditors, and ensuring the schedules for year-end audit, the general ledger and financial systems are maintained according to best practices.
You will have significant experience working in a similar role with proficiency in accounting system/s (preferably Microsoft Dynamics GP) and Office, especially Excel. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, with a flexible but methodical approach to work. You will have excellent communication skills in order to convey complex financial information clearly to non-financial staff, be happy to work in a busy team environment and a commitment to the aims and values of Dogs Trust.
To apply for this position please click the APPLY NOW button. Our application process requires you submit a CV and a covering note explaining why you feel you are the ideal candidate for the Finance Business Partner role and for working in the Finance team at Dogs Trust.
First interviews for this role will be held on 26th and 27th September.
Second interviews will be held week commencing 30th September.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Prospectus is pleased to be collaborating with ABF The Soldiers' Charity, whose mission is to give a lifetime of support to soldiers and veterans from the British Army, and their immediate families, when they are in need or experiencing hardship. They are seeking a Fundraising Manager initially for a 2 year fixed term contract to represent the charity in the South West.
As the Fundraising Manager for the South West, you will be responsible for initiating, planning and executing effective fundraising within the overall Regional Strategy and Plan, meeting the targets set by the Regional Director South West and engaging with a wide range of audiences both military and civilian to encourage support and continual development of our volunteer fundraising. You will also deputise for the Regional Director.
The ideal candidate for this post will have a background in Community Fundraising and/or running large scale events; they should have a reasonable knowledge, or personal experience of, the Regular or Reserve Armed Forces. In addition, candidates should possess strong interpersonal skills, be well organised and have an easy yet confident manner to be able to establish and maintain successful relationships with a wide range of volunteers, including many from the military. You will be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a regional team whilst applying your persuasive, engaging character and project management strengths. A working knowledge of book-keeping and elementary accounting procedures is desirable for this post, as is experience of using Raiser's Edge or a similar CRM product.
Please note that the role will be based out of offices located in Bulford and Exeter, but will require extensive travel throughout the South-West Region. Therefore a full driving licence is necessary.
Please apply with a Word Copy of your CV; a cover letter is not required at this stage.
Film London is looking to recruit an experienced Financial Controller, to proactively manage Film London’s accounts, budgets and financial systems. Working closely with the Senior Management Team, this is a hands-on role responsible for both the management accounting and financial accounting of this creative industries charity. We are looking for a qualified accountant, ideally with charity experience, who is a strong communicator and enjoys working in a small team.
Film London is the capital’s screen industries agency. We connect ideas, talent and finance to develop a pioneering creative culture in the city that delivers success in film, TV, animation, games and beyond.
We work to sustain, promote and develop London as a global content production hub, support the development of the city’s new and emerging filmmaking talent and invest in a diverse and rich film culture. Funded by the Mayor of London and the National Lottery through the BFI, we also receive support from Arts Council England and DIT. We own, jointly with Ukie, the Games London brand, under which we are delivering an ambitious b2b programme and the London Games Festival. Film London also has a national remit; the British Film Commission. Film London is a registered charity.
The Financial Controller is a key role within the agency, managing proactively Film London’s accounts, budgets and financial systems ensuring that they are accurate and up to date. The post is responsible for financial reporting to the Trustees, to our funders (regional, national and EU) as well as Trusts and Foundation. The Financial Controller ensures that Film London’s financial systems and controls are robust and that Film London is legally compliant with regards to its financial reporting. They are expected to work proactively with the senior management team.
The Financial Controller will report to the Chief Operating Officer who in turn reports to the Chief Executive. They will be supported by the Finance Officer and work closely with the Senior Finance Consultant.
Produce bi-monthly management accounts for use by management and
directors. This includes the overseeing / carrying out of all control account
reconciliations and the completion of other month end procedures. Prepare a
written summary of the accounts to assist relevant users’ understanding of the
issues identified in the accounts.
Oversee the processing of all financial transactions, ensuring adequate
documentary support, correct nominal coding and appropriate authorisation,
such that the accounts system accurately reflects the financial position of Film
Work proactively with the senior management team and project managers, to
ensure that the departmental and project budgets and forecasts reflect the
activity as well as meet the on-going needs of Film London, ensuring these are
compliant with contractual requirements. This will require monthly review and
planning meetings with Senior Managers and project leaders.
Plan annual budget ensuring that it is robust, realistic and consistent with the
principle of public accountability.
Prepare long-term forecasts of financial and other activity, ensuring that
reserves are maintained at adequate levels for proposed levels of activity, and
that planned activity does not outstrip the budget set for the year.
Work with the COO to increase Film London’s commercial income and devise
strategies for strengthening the company’s sustainability year on year.
Work with the Head of Sponsorship to assess sponsorship income and
Prepare annual statutory accounts for the company audit as well as specific
project audits and other regulatory visits as required. Liaise with Film London
auditors in the audit of Film London’s accounts including project audits and
provide information as necessary.
Maintain awareness of legislative reporting changes to ensure that policies
meet current requirements.
Approve and oversee monthly, quarterly and annual returns to be submitted to
funders such as the BFI, the GLA and the Arts Council England as well as to
other project funding agencies, detailing relevant income and expenditure.
Approve quarterly calculation and journals for VAT return before final
Legal Compliance (Finance)
Ensure that Film London meets all legal requirements and filing deadline in
relation to direct/indirect taxation, Companies House, Charity Commision.
Prepare and file Film London’s annual returns to the Charity Commission and
Work with the COO to identify and mitigate key risks to the Charity and
contribute to Film London’s Risk Register.
Prepare monthly payroll and journals before they are inputted into SAGE.
Prepare pension data before it is submitted to the pension provider. Oversee
journals and reconciliation of the pension control account.
Monitor all cash balances on a monthly basis.
Review 12-month cash flow forecast prepared by the Finance Officer.
Oversee weekly supplier payment run.
Day to day management responsibility of the Finance Officer.
ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL QUALITIES
Strong IT skills and proficiency with Sage 50, including project accounting, and
other key software like Excel, Word and Microsoft Outlook.
Several years of strong controls experience.
Excellent communication and analytical skills.
Good presentation skills, both written and oral.
Excellent administrative skills and an ability to work to deadlines.
Knowledge of public sector and charity compliance.
Experience of financial reporting to central and local government agencies.
Knowledge of and/or interest in the film and TV industry.
Up-to-date knowledge of Charity SORP and ideally from a charity background.
APPLYING FOR THE POST
For further details and an application form go to our website.
Closing date for applications: 16th September 2019.
1st Interviews Date: 23rd September 2019
2nd Interviews Date: 26th September 2019
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Domestic Bursar has direct responsibility for the management of estates, together with accommodation and catering services offered by the College.
Clare Hall, a College for advanced study in the University of Cambridge, is seeking to appoint a Domestic Bursar with responsibility for the provision of cost-effective, domestic services within the College and for developing proposals to ensure full income potential from College properties and from the College’s events and conferencing activities.
Applicants must have solid operational experience, substantial experience of leading and managing teams and be able to demonstrate how you have contributed positively to the success of an organisation. You will have highly developed interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships, be able to engage and influence others and be an excellent communicator whilst being able to demonstrate commercial experience and acumen.
In return, we can offer a benefits package, including 33 days annual leave, free lunches whilst on duty and when kitchens are open, health cashback plan, free parking, free use of the sports and swimming facilities and a contributory pension scheme.
Closing date: 1st October 2019
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
If you would like to find out more about this position please click the 'Apply' button to be directed to our website where you can download the job description and complete your application.
No agencies please.
Are you currently seeking a new Financial Controller role based in Central London? Are you open to working for a commercial Not for Profit Further Education company? Have you experience of Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, staff management and development, Grant management and deputising for the FD on occasion? Are you a very strong and qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA Finance Manager or Financial Controller looking for a bigger role? If so, then please read on?
My client is a dynamic and growing not for profit organisation who through a recent restructure, have created a new Financial Controller role, which will be an exciting mix of senior accounting, staff management of a growing team and full production of the Groups accounts.
In order to be considered, you will need to have the following skills and experience:
- Responsible to produce the monthly accounts including purchase order commitment balances
- Maintain Sage chart of accounts and its standard reporting
- Create and process data uploads from other feeder systems into Sage, checking data integrity
- Review all bank reconciliations (purchases and two from invoice/billing systems)
- Monitor/reconcile balance sheets accounts on at least a quarterly basis
- Calculate and submit partial-exempt VAT return (VAT group) & manage the switch to MTD for Q4 2019.
- Ensure that instructions to (outsourced) payroll each month are complete and accurate; and that those instructions are correctly reflected in payroll calculations
- Ensure monthly returns and payments are made to three pension providers and the childcare voucher company
- Ensure all central costs are correctly allocated to grants and income streams where allowed
- In conjunction with the rest of the team, lead on the year-end process, from preparation of the auditors' files to finalisation of the statutory accounts
- Ensure that all procedures and policies are up to date and propose any enhancement as required
- Assist with the preparation of annual budgets, forecasts, financial planning and delivery plans based on research and data reports
- Assist with ad hoc commercial and financial planning, including tendering for new business, use of separate statutory entities, capital projects, etc
- Ensure that all areas are sighted on their financial progress on a monthly basis
- Line manage the finance team members including performance management and annual reviews
- Actively participate and plan the development of team members and own
- Participate in the healthy life and dynamic of the wider Finance team (includes IT, Procurement coordination and Business Analysis)
- Deputise for the Finance Director in its absence
Should you feel you are now ready to take on this exciting role, are a fully qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA accountant with a possible additional degree behind you, then please apply now. The role will require a cover letter to accompany your CV.
Important please note:
Quetzal is committed to the safeguarding of all children, young people and adults. Anyone selected for the post will be required to hold a current Enhanced DBS check with Quetzal
As a women-only service and due to the nature and sensitivity of the service delivered, it is an occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010, Part 1, and Schedule 9 for the post holder to be female
This job description is an outline of the main duties and responsibilities of the post. The post holder will be required to undertake other duties consistent with the role as required by the Board of Trustees as the organisations priorities develop. If you would like to apply for this job role please can you contact Shabnum Osman for an application form.
Fundraising Development Manager Job Role
Post: Business Manager
Reporting to: Service Manager
Salary: £29,639-£32,878 (pro rata)
Hours: 15 hours per week (3 days per week)
Holiday: 28 days (pro rata) Inc public holidays plus up to 4 days Christmas closure
Contract: Permanent post subject to successful completion of probationary period
Quetzal is recruiting an experienced manager to lead on their fundraising and financial operations. Quetzal offers long term counselling and psychotherapy services for female survivors of childhood sexual abuse; a voluntary sector organisation established for thirty years providing a high quality, confidential, non discriminatory and sensitive counselling service in a safe and professional environment working with a number of partners including Comic Relief.
Our work aids the recovery of some of the most vulnerable women across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who are experiencing mental health difficulties as a result of their experience and enables them to improve their self worth, resilience and confidence and to better manage their lives and relationships. We are small team who operate in a collaborative style and you must have a strong team ethos and previous experience in the sector.
As a women-only service and due to the nature and sensitivity of the service delivered, it is an occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010, Part 1, and Schedule 9 for the post holder to be female
If you wish to apply for this post, please forward a completed application form and supporting statement describing how you meet all the essential requirements with examples as outlined in the job description and person specification.
- To provide strong direction and management in relation to the Charity's fundraising activities, including bid-writing and tender management
- To provide operational management of the organisation’s financial systems and processes
- To facilitate the continued expansion and development of the Charity's services through effective partnership working and increasing current and other potential income streams
- To help develop and manage the Charity's strategic and business plans.
- To work closely with the Board of Trustees and Service Manager to help manage growth and create value
Fundraising, Monitoring and Reporting
- Contribute to the development, planning and delivery of a fundraising strategy to maximise income in order to secure the tong-term future of the Charity and to ensure that financial targets can be met
- Facilitate consultation with stakeholders to ensure that the Charity continues to be aware and responsive to their needs
- Work with the Service Manager to plan, prepare and develop bids and funding applications to include initial contracting, application, implementation and monitoring and reporting to stakeholders at agreed deadlines
- Build and maintain excellent relationships with existing and potential statutory and voluntary sector funders in order to maximise income from these sources
- Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of relevant services including relevant government agenda, initiatives and campaigns, local and national support services, and local and national health services
- Participate in working and consultation groups as required, reporting to the Service Manager on developments and progress that impact strategic and business planning
Finance and Budget Management
- Work collaboratively with the Service Manager to develop and maintain financial records, budget and income monitoring, manage spending, identifying concerns and ensure value for money across the organisation
- Contribute to the completion of annual reports, filing annual accounts to deadline and updating Charity Commission and Companies House records as required
- In collaboration with the Service Manager contribute to the production of accounts, the annual budget for approval by the Trustees to include recording of day to day transactions, all finance and management information to enable robust monitoring of financial performance against the budget
- Work with the Board of Trustees and Service Manager to ensure adequate internal controls are implemented in order to minimise risk of waste or fraud and ensure value for money
- Ensure the organisation is maintaining accurate financial accounting practices and clear and timely reporting to the Trustees to maintain the organisation’s financial position and sustainability
- Liaise closely with the Business Manager to identify appropriate funding
- Opportunities and income generation initiatives to maintain the development of the organisation
- Work with Service Manager and Management Committee to evaluate, cost and implement new initiatives and service delivery opportunities.
- The Service Manager has organisational responsibility as the Data Protection officer, your commitment to GDPR legislation will be in the capacity of data controller and data processor
- Any other duties as reasonably requested by the Service Manager or the Board of Trustees to support the delivery of Quetzal’s service, strategic and business objectives.
- Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with the relevant legislation and the organisations policies and procedures
Education & Qualifications
- Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
- Recent relevant experience in charity sector/services
- Recent relevant experience in business management or accounting services
- Proven track record in an accounting finance or management role to include statutory reporting requirements
- Recent experience of fundraising and developing new income streams
- Recent experience of building and sustaining networks with a wide range of stakeholders
- Recent experience of fundraising role
- Awareness of local voluntary sector organisations to include corporate, statutory and other major donors
Skills & Knowledge
- Knowledge of managing funding and implications of funding changes to core revenue streams
- Ability to manage and prioritise a wide range of tasks to agreed deadlines
- Excellent IT and administration skills conversant with current GDPR policy
- Knowledge of relevant legislation including health and safety and equality and diversity
- Current knowledge of voluntary sector governance and practice
- Current knowledge and understanding of issues surrounding childhood sexual abuse and the impact on Quetzal’s service users
- Knowledge of relevant legislation; safeguarding and confidentiality
- Enhanced DBS check
- Flexible working to meet the needs of the organisation
- Willing to travel, locally, regionally and nationally as required
- Experience of working collaboratively in teams
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
London FTC 12 months
Harris Hill are delighted to be working exclusively with Charity Finance Group in their search for an HR Manager to join them on a maternity cover contract for 12 months.
Charity Finance Group (CFG) is the charity that inspires a financially confident, dynamic and trustworthy charity sector. We do this by championing best practice, nurturing leadership and influencing policy makers.
At CFG, we know how poor policy decisions and bad laws or regulations can be a significant drain on charity resources. Our work plays a vital role in shaping policy and influencing decision makers, helping to build a better operating environment for all charities.
We have a unique insight into the challenges that charities face through our consultation events and surveys. These give us the opportunity to engage with - and receive feedback from - hundreds of charities, making us a leading voice for charities on key finance issues.
Key themes that charities tell us about include The Apprenticeships Levy, Brexit, Gift Aid, Making Tax Digital, regulatory changes, and accounting changes. These are just some of the areas that we have worked on to ensure that the issues facing the charity sector are understood and accounted for by government.
Key responsibilities include:
Resourcing and talent planning
Learning and development
Performance and reward
Service delivery and information
Who we're looking for:
We are looking for someone that is eager to continue developing a career in HR. You will be passionate about the positive impact a well-run HR function can have on an organisation, and be willing to take on new challenges as they arise.
The ideal candidate will thrive under pressure, enjoy problem solving and demonstrate excellent judgement in complex situations. This role is varied and will require someone who is proactive and confident developing and learning on the job. A great candidate will maintain a positive, can-do attitude even when the going gets tough and displays outstanding self-awareness.
If you'd like to find out more or to apply, please contact Rishi Raja [email protected]
If you have the stated requirements, then please apply to Harris Hill with your up to date CV.
Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted with further information.
Finance Business Partner
Tower Hill/London - (in the next 10 months our office will move to Stratford)
£49,204 – £53,672 pa
Permanent/Full time (37.5 hours per week)
If you are a qualified finance professional with a desire to develop your career in financial accounting then this is a fantastic opportunity to join the St Mungo’s Finance team in the role of Finance Business Partner.
Working as part of a team of eight you will be responsible for supporting operations and central services managers in understanding and interpreting their financial results. As a Housing Association and a homeless charity our clients and their access to safe and effective services is at the heart of what we do. Ensuring our operations managers have the information at hand to make informed financial business decisions is core to this. Key responsibilities will include:
Preparation and interpretation of monthly management accounts.
Complete St Mungo’s budget setting, forecast and management accounting activities.
Provide finance support to Operations and Central management by providing timely and accurate reports, meaningful commentary and advice.
Support the new business team on contract bidding by working with operational leads to develop service costings.
Contribute to the continuous improvement of the finance team’s procedures and processes
Line management of an Assistant Finance Business Partner.
You will be CCAB qualified and will have either managed or played a significant role in the preparation of management accounts for a provider of low margin services to public sector bodies. You will have experience of using finance software to interpret financial performance, strong data analytical skills, and be able to write clear and concise reports tailored to the needs of financial and non-financial individuals.
Good analytical, influencing and negotiation skills are essential as you will be supporting Operations teams in preparing and renegotiating for the renewal of existing contracts. You will be happy working under pressure and to tight deadlines.
You will be a strong team member supporting the wider finance team in the review and development of policies, procedures and systems to meet changing business needs. You will also be able to train the wider organisation in financial practices.
If you believe that you have the skills, knowledge and drive that we are looking for, and a passion for working for a charity that makes a real difference to the lives of homeless people, we would love to hear from you.
To find out more and apply please visit the St Mungo’s careers page
Closing date: 10am. Friday 20 September 2019
Interview dates: 30 September-1 October 2018
In return, we offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, staff discounts scheme and initiatives to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. We are also committed to providing our staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities; in support of their personal and professional development.
We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants, as they are under-represented within St Mungo’s at this level.
At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are in the top 50 of Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2019, we are also proud to have been awarded Personnel Today’s 2018 Diversity and Inclusion (Public Sector) award and we are a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities that we live and work within, we encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.
Finance Business Partner - Large National Charity - City of London
A large national charity and housing association are looking for a fully qualified (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) finance business partner to join their Financial Performance team. As a homeless charity and housing association, it is imperative that the operations managers are well informed, with accurate management information being the key to providing a high quality of service to those in need.
As Finance Business Partner, your key responsibilities will include:
- Preparation and interpretation of monthly management accounts.
- Budgeting, forecasting and other management accounting.
- Provide meaningful financial support to Operations and Central management with timely and accurate reports
- Support the new business team on contract bidding by working with operational leads to develop service costings.
- Contribute to the continuous improvement of the finance team's procedures and processes.
This is a full time permanent position with a salary of £48,000 to £52,000 (dependent on experience) plus great benefits
If this Finance Business Partner position is of interest then please apply now, or if this isn't quite right, but you are looking for a new role in the charity and not for profit sector, send through an up to date CV to [email protected]
Finance Business Partner - Large National Charity - City of London
Southbank Centre is the UK’s largest arts centre and one of the UK's top five visitor attractions, occupying a 17 acre site that sits in the midst of London’s most vibrant cultural quarter on the South Bank of the Thames. We exist to present great cultural experiences that bring people together and we achieve this by providing the space for artists to create and present their best work and by creating a place where as many people as possible can come together to experience bold, unusual and eye-opening work. We want to take people out of the everyday, every day.
The site has an extraordinary creative and architectural history stretching back to the 1951 Festival of Britain. Southbank Centre is made up of the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room and Hayward Gallery as well as being home to the National Poetry Library and the Arts Council Collection. It is also home to four Resident Orchestras (London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Sinfonietta and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment) and four Associate Orchestras (Aurora Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, Chineke! Orchestra and National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain).
We are looking for an experienced and proactive Finance Business Partner to provide an expert business partner service to Southbank Centre’s Artistic departments, supporting them in their decision making through analysis and other financial support. Managing all areas of artistic income and expenditure activity for the organisation, including monthly reporting, annual budgeting and cashflow forecasting, the Finance Business Partner works closely with the rest of the team to improve the quality of information and processes in relation to artistic areas and identify and work on financial and business issues arising from artistic activity.
As Finance Business Partner (Artistic) you will offer clear communication and in-depth support by building and maintaining excellent relationships with the Artistic, Production, Visitor Experience, and Ticketing teams; ensuring the Executive Director, Arts and Director of Arts Administration, and cost centre budget holders are supported on all financial issues. Responsible for delivering monthly management accounting and other reporting for all Artistic cost centres and preparing post-evaluations of events and exhibitions using ticketing and financial data, you will strive to continually improve the quality and timeliness of financial information, both to budget holders and the executive team. You will support the Artistic team with planning and forecasting throughout the annual budgeting process, and be confident in your ability to critically evaluate their assumptions to ensure that a robust and realistic budget is set for all Artistic cost centres, which delivers Southbank Centre’s artistic and financial objectives.
ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified, with experience of working in a management accounting or business partnering role; the ideal candidate will have excellent skills in line managing and developing people and enjoy working as part of a productive team. We are looking for someone who is flexible in approach but firm when necessary, who can work on their own initiative and thrives when thinking and acting proactively. With excellent communication and influencing skills, you will be confident in your ability to build an effective network of working relationships across the organisation and be able to communicate financial issues to non-finance staff at all levels from our Executive team to administrative assistants. You will have outstanding report writing and IT skills and be fluent in generally accepted accounting principles and accounts preparation, including having complete confidence with double entry, accruals, and creating and amending journals.
We present work for everyone and we welcome applications from everyone. We particularly welcome applications from people from a BAME background or those who are Deaf or disabled as they are currently under-represented in our workforce. If you wish to discuss reasonable adjustments for this role please indicate this on your application form and we will be in touch with you.
By attracting people to work for us from a broad range of backgrounds with diverse attitudes, opinions and beliefs we can continue to look at the world with fresh eyes and find new ways of doing things. We offer a stimulating and professional environment in which to work - and the pace and scale can be breathtaking. This is a remarkable place to work and our people require the ability to work in The Southbank Centre Way - to think, act and learn with speed and agility.
Looking for a senior finance role within a highly regarded organisation? Are you a proven leader, confident managing a team as large as 15? Would you like to be in a role with a clear progression plan? Interested in having a highly supportive Finance Director as your Line Manager? If the answers are all yes, then please read on!
This permanent Head of FP&A is for a fantastic university based in west London and reports into the Director of Finance. This is a newly created role following a recent restructure and will focus on the leadership of the management accounting and research finance function.
Main responsibilities of the Head of FP&A will be:
- Lead on process change and transformation.
- Improve efficiencies and ensure the department is run in a collaborative way.
- Carry out analysis of management information, suggesting areas for improvement.
- Track KPI reporting and ensure relevant data is being recorded.
- Manage three direct reports, with a wider team of over 15.
- Assist the Finance Director in implementing ways of increasing the universities research grants.
- Constantly review the management accounting function.
This university has ambitious growth plans, with a mission to increase their budget by over 25% in the next 2-3 years. This Head of FP&A will work closely with the Director of Finance to achieve this and offer vital strategic input. This Head of FP&A will be based in west London onsite at the university and brilliant employee benefits are on offer. This position could also be offered on a four day a week basis.
The successful candidate will:
- Be a qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA, or equivalent).
- Have proven management experience.
- Have proven management accounting experience.
- Have excellent communication skills.
If you feel this post could be of interest to you then please do not delay in applying.
This exciting role is a key fundraising position for SignHealth and will have responsibility for raising significant levels of income from grant making trusts, statutory, schools and community sources. The postholder will provide support for developing and diversifying our income as led by the Director of Communications & Fundraising.
POSITION IN ORGANISATION Reports to the Director of Communications & Fundraising.
DIMENSIONS & LIMITS OF AUTHORITY
1. Based at the main office in Balham, London, SW12
2. Prepared to travel to meet potential funders throughout the UK as required
3. Responsible for meeting agreed income targets
4. Responsible for managing volunteers and supporters within the fundraising function
5. Responsible for establishing and developing relationships with key stakeholders and fundraisers
SCOPE OF JOB
1. Represent and increase the profile of SignHealth and our work.
2. Develop initiatives with schools and the community to meet fundraising targets.
DUTIES & KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Contribute to the development and implementation of SignHealth’s long term fundraising strategy to enable us to diversify our income and managing key accounts.
Trusts & Statutory
1. Work with the T & S Manager, managing allocated Trust and Statutory prospects including research, submitting applications, corporate proposals, reporting and related processes.
2. Respond to inquiries from trusts, corporates and members of the public.
3. Write reports for trusts and foundations on the use of existing grants.
1. Plan and launch a new schools’ fundraising appeal, working with agencies/design teams to develop an innovative substitute to our previous campaigns.
2. To actively account manage launched campaigns.
3. To develop the relationships with schools and be key point of contact for schools.
4. Manage the project and process associated.
Individuals and community
1. Help to deliver the FR strategy.
2. Arrange fundraising events and tours of the charity’s projects for potential donors.
3. Work with Director of FR with prospective donors, corporates and other stakeholders to support our work including our Ambassadors.
4. Review SignHealth’s Ambassadors work to date and make recommendations for future plans on how they will support our work and communications strategy.
5. Update donors and commissioners on how their money is being spent.
6. Research and write case studies on the impact of our work.
7. Maintain and update donor records on the CRM.
8. Support people who are planning and entering sponsored events including Marathons.
1. Contribute to the writing and publication of fundraising materials including web content.
2. Work with the Communications Team to contribute to the PR and Marketing of SignHealth in support of its fundraising activities including digital fundraising.
3. Write internal reports and analysing fundraising progress on a monthly basis.
4. Take part in strategy and planning meetings with other members of the fundraising team as well as across the organisation.
5. Help develop and launch digital fundraising and new fundraising products, campaigns and events and working with the communications team to market them.
6. Where necessary, liaise with external agencies to lead future fundraising campaigns.
7. Build and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders including representatives of trusts and other funding bodies, volunteers, supporters, fundraisers and donors.
1. Contribute to the creation of and support any fundraising events by SignHealth
2. Represent SignHealth externally when required
3. Contribute to the annual and quarterly budgetary process and management accounting for SignHealth from an income perspective
4. Undertake any further duties as reasonably required by the Chief Executive or Director of Communications & Fundraising.
Experience and mandatory criteria:
· Educated to degree level or equivalent (e.g. minimum of 3 years relevant work experience)
· Experience of winning significant funding from trusts, statutory sources and foundations
· Experience of delivering fundraising strategies in line with organisational plans
· Experience of cultivating and managing a portfolio of funding bodies and individuals
· Experience of delivering against targets
· Experience of producing powerful and compelling fundraising proposals, reports, presentations and undertaking detailed prospect research
· IT literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and CRM systems
· Proven ability to manage a project through to completion
· Proven ability in building good working relationships with colleagues and confidence to build external relationship through networking
· Proven ability to work to deadlines and manage workload effectively
· Adaptable and flexible approach
· Methodological approach with exceptional attention to detail
· Digital fundraising and digital communications through social media and email
The successful candidate should also be willing to complete BSL training/ qualification up to Level 2
· BSL Level 1 (British Sign Language)
· Understanding of Deaf culture and community
Do you get excited by seeing major construction and redevelopment projects through to completion? Can you build strong relationships and partner with both finance and non finance individuals involved in property development schemes? Are you looking for a role that offers flexibility, progression and a vibrant working environment?
Reporting into the Finance Manager, the key responsibilities of the Finance Business Partner are to:
* Play a key role in the organisation's growth plans by supplying the development, sales and construction departments with expert financial and management accounting services
* Conduct investment appraisals and assess the ongoing viability of a set portfolio of development schemes, providing a full accountancy service for those schemes
* Produce timely and accurate management accounts and provide commentary on key information
* Liaise with key decision makers and budget holders across those departments
* Understand the needs of budget holders and department heads, and working towards building effective working relationships.
On offer is the chance to join an organisation that makes serving the public and helping the community its main goal. Through your involvement in these major projects, your work will directly affect the lives of those who require affordable housing, meaning that the scope of influence here is vast. Flexible working patterns make the role adapt to you and there is a bonus system that has historically rewarded staff generously.
To be considered, you must be:
* A Qualified Accountant with an awareness of project delivery, ideally within a construction environment
* An Advanced Excel User
* An excellent communicator with a history of building strong relationships in a business partnering role.
Applications are now under consideration and the role may close early if suitable candidates are found. Please don't delay your application!
Do you want the opportunity to business partner with senior stakeholders across a variety of areas? Are you looking for a role which offers scope for a creative and flexible working environment in a growing organisation? Do you want the opportunity to learn and develop within industry, even if you haven't worked outside of practice yet?
This newly created Finance Business Partner role will report to the Finance Director and be responsible for:
- Implementing a new Business Partnering function in order to create more communication and understanding from a finance service perspective across the business
- Liaising regularly with a variety of stakeholders at director level across a number of areas
- Supporting and challenging stakeholders whilst communicating financial matters to non-financial staff to explain complex matters in a way they will understand
- Advising budget holders on monthly forecasting scenarios for their specific division
- Lead on the financial planning process recommending areas for improvement and change
This is an excellent opportunity to work with a large, well known and fast growing Educational organisation with incredible prospects for learning and growth. They have ambitious growth plans to increase from £250mil turnover to £300mil in the next few years. Reporting to a commercially focussed Finance Director with a real focus on development for staff, this is a great chance to take advantage of the opportunity to progress your career, not to mention the flexible working options, over 34 days holiday and a generous pension package of over 20% employer contribution.
The successful candidate will be:
- A fully qualified ACA (ICAEW) accountant
- Either looking for their first step out of practice into a Finance Business Partnering position or with 1-2 years experience within industry
- Driven, ambitious and motivated to learn, develop and increase their knowledge of management accounting functions such as finance business partnering
- A confident communicator with the ability to work with senior stakeholders
The applicants for this role will be reviewed on a daily basis and so may close early. Please apply now!