Finance Manager

England, Hertfordshire, Hatfield
Up to £40000 per annum
18 Feb 2019
18 Mar 2019
Nick Lloyd
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Level of qualification

This is an exciting opportunity to play an important role in the successful financial management of this organisation. Reporting to the Foundation Director you will be responsible for the overall day to day management of their finances and associated processes.

Client Details

This organisation supports voluntary and community organisations across the county. It provides a professional service to support donors to achieve their local charitable giving objectives.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing, implementing and managing financial systems (manual and computerised) to provide accurate financial records and control systems
  • Prepare monthly accounts and bank reconciliations using SAGE.
  • Prepare quarterly management accounts
  • Prepare Annual Budgets in consultation with all staff.
  • Oversee the grant processes to ensure that there is accurate and efficient recording of grant income, budgeting and payments and ensure funds available for grant making are up to date and accurate.
  • Production of annual accounts in accordance with current legislation and best accounting practice. Liaison with auditors and assistance with annual audit.
  • Timely management of statutory returns including Charity Commission Annual Returns and Inland Revenue Gift Aid claims.
  • Oversee the monthly payroll for all staff.
  • Accurate recording of all investment income and payments to enable reporting and control of investments.
  • Profile

    The ideal candidate will be hands on with the ability to pick things up quickly. They will also have the following attributes:

  • Educated to degree level with a recognised accountancy qualification
  • Experienced in SAGE or equivalent
  • A proven track record in financial management in a >£500,000 turnover organisation
  • Knowledge of the charitable sector SORP with a good understanding of the voluntary sector and community issues
  • Ability to think strategically in financial matters and identify areas of efficiency
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness to undertake occasional evening/weekend duties and travel outside of the region
  • Job Offer

    Salary £40,000 pa (FTE) dependent on experience + benefits, based on 21 hours per week (0.6 FTE)

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