Finance Manager

Finance Manager

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    £45k per year

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    Simon Bascombe

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Harris Hill are recruiting for a Finance Manager for this well-respected Charity based in multi locations across London.

This is an immediate start position, with no more than 1 weeks' notice period required

  • Salary: £45,000pa
  • Reporting to: Head of Finance and Systems
  • Permanent: 40 hours per week
  • Benefits: 5% matched contribution pension; 25 days holidays (rising incrementally) & bank holidays; Birthday leave; retailer & leisure discounts

The Person

  • Qualifications: ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • Excellent working knowledge of Sage or similar software, Excel, and other appropriate IT packages
  • Accounting or bookkeeping experience at management level
  • Full working knowledge of preparing management accounts, budget setting and forecasting
  • Experience of preparing for annual audits, either within a charity setting
  • Experience of payroll

Main responsibilities

  • To ensure that appropriate financial regulations and controls are in place and in use at all times within the network to include; an acceptable standard of segregation of duties and a high level of compliance with financial procedures.
  • To manage the budgets and complete claim returns, supporting the Grants & Trusts Manager with reporting on restricted project funding income secured from external sources, ensuring the appropriate level of evidence is retained.
  • To prepare the monthly Management Accounts for the Senior Management Team (SMT), and compile accurate financial information for Board packs (P&L actuals & forecast, cash flow, balance sheet).
  • To liaise with the SMT to develop and maintain systems for budget preparation and monitoring expenditure.
  • To oversee the accurate completion of the monthly payroll run, liaising with the Administration Manager, external payroll bureau, HMRC and other agencies as appropriate.
  • To complete the bank reconciliation.
  • To ensure that income is maximised by overseeing the timely raising and payment of invoices.
  • To maintain the fixed asset register and process depreciation through Sage.
  • To maintain Sage to a very high standard, ensuring that data made available to the Board and SMT is accurate.
  • To monitor and analyse financial information, managing cash flow, pre-empting potential problems and identifying opportunities for savings and improvements.
  • To work closely with the SMT to ensure that any discrepancies in reconciliation are addressed.