Finance Manager Charity Organisation

08 Jan 2021
16 Jan 2021
Contract Type

GBR Recruitment are working in partnership with a well established charity organisation, recruiting for an experienced Finance Manager to lead the financial / accounting activity within the organisation.

This is a part time 20 hours per week pro rata role, offering true flexible working (the 20 hours can be completed across 2, 3 or up 5 days it is totally negotiable) so this could suit a stay at home parent (as home working available) or someone who is semi - retired or just someone looking for part time hours.

This role is home based.

The finer details:

Hours/Week: 20 hours per week - flexible working options (can work 2 or 3-5 days up to 20 hours)

Work outside normal hours: Occasional evening and weekend work may be required

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Key Responsibilities:

* To be accountable to the CEO and the charities Board of Trustees for the management of the organisation's finances through regular reporting

* Ensuring legal compliance and regular reviews of finance related organisational policies, recommending amendments to the CEO and the Board of Trustees

* Follow the established financial management model to ensure the achievement of strategic objectives

* Ensure the procurement practices and contracts are reviewed periodically to ensure service standards are achieved and value for money

* Advise the Senior Management Team and Board of Trustees on all financial matters affecting the charity, including tax and VAT, unrestricted, designated and restricted funding, and capital and revenue expenditure

* Manage the existing financial management system to assist organisational development, to maximise performance efficiency, and to ensure compliance with regulatory commitments

* Manage and monitor the Trust's budgets, cash flow, banking, finances and payroll, including the provision of financial and management reports

* Day to day management of the finance function, including sales invoices, purchase invoices, payment runs, tax returns, bank reconciliation, debtors, monthly/period end processes, assets and depreciation

* Prepare year end finances and manage the audit process

Specific Tasks:

* Month end preparation and reporting

* Board pack preparation and presentation - Board meet several times per year, Balance sheet reconciliations, Sales ledger processing, queries & debt collection, Purchase ledger processing, queries and payment runs, Cashflow forecasting, Budget & forecast preparation and reporting

* Absorption costing / external staff charge out rates

* Project reporting and support

* VAT returns

* Expenses and payroll payments, including PAYE

* Charity Commission Returns

* Ad hoc finance modelling and queries

* Audit lead

Person Specification:


* Recognised accounting qualification (AAT, ACCA, CIMA or other, also QBE of PQ considered)

* Experienced in a financial management within a small/medium organisation

* Experience of reporting all financials to the Board

* Advanced MS Excel skills

* Exceptional attention to detail

* Excellent report writing skills


* Knowledge and experience of a charity organisation accounting processes would be useful

This role would suit individuals living in Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Lincolnshire or Northamptonshire

Interviews to take place immediately, with an immediate start for the right applicant