Finance Manager

Finance Manager

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    £44,880 per year

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    Simon Bascombe

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    over 2 years ago

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Harris Hill are recruiting for a Finance Manager to work for the Global Head of Finance and Operations for this international charity based in London/Surrey boarder

The Finance Manager will produce 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 in a strong controlled environment.

Responsibilities Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

Financial Management

  • Lead team responsible for day-to-day accounting operations in UK office, including invoice processing, staff and volunteer expenses, and payroll.
  • Complete financial month end close processes for UK.
  • Complete/review UK balance sheet reconciliations each month.
  • Oversee the UK payroll function, review and posting journals.
  • Maintain and update the fixed asset register and record quarterly depreciation.
  • Oversight of THE CHARITY Corporate Insurance policies and procedures.

Finance knowledge sharing and control environment

  • Improve and develop appropriate and effective controls with the Global and UK finance staff.
  • Practice good business partnering skills with all interactions, and assist with training non-finance staff in following THE CHARITY procedures and good practice.
  • Lead on improvement of processes for areas of responsibilities, and support the Global Head of Finance Operations in maintaining relevant and effective finance policy and processes.
  • Active participation in implementation and improvement of UK Finance systems and processes.
  • Maintain up-to-date information in the Global Finance Manual, relevant process guides and training materials for areas of responsibility.


  • Support with the production of monthly reporting and KPIs for the Global Head of Finance Operations.
  • Prepare information for statutory reporting for areas of responsibility.


  • Ensure THE CHARITY complies with all HMRC current and future tax regulations and maximises tax opportunities, including VAT.
  • Complete all HMRC returns accurately and on time.
  • Undertake on-going education of THE CHARITY staff to ensure understanding of the tax implications of various streams of income and related expenditure.


  • A fully qualified accountant with a recognised qualification (ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CPA)
  • Technical accounting skills, especially in relation to statutory accounting
  • Knowledge of Charity specific accounting, taxation and other compliance requirements
  • Strong analytical skills and highly numerate
  • Strong IT skills, including accounting and reporting packages and especially Excel
  • Experience of effectively managing teams and developing staff to deliver a flexible and adaptable team.
  • Hands-on, involved approach to working; proven ability to be detail-oriented.
  • Adaptable and positive view of continuous improvement.
  • Experience of managing a number of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Challenging systems processes and initiating improvements and change.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Precise, accurate, articulate, persuasive and concise.
  • Ability to explain financial information to non-financial staff in a clear and concise way.