Finance Manager

Finance Manager

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    £38k per year

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    Simon Bascombe

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    020 7820 7311

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Harris Hill are recruiting for a Finance Manager for this Faith Based, East London Community Human Rights Charity,

  • The position is currently working from home 5 days, but will require you to work 2 days a week in their East London offices soon.
  • The position is part of the Senior Management Team and reports directly to the CEO and COO
  • The position is open to Part Qualified or Fully Qualified Accountants
  • Salary is £38,000pa

About the Role

  • This is an exciting role for a professional with strong accounting and charity finance experience to join a small but growing charity.
  • You will have excellent understanding and experience of financial planning and implementing systems. Organised and with a high level of attention to detail, you will enjoy managing this function, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and as part of the SMT (Senior Management Team).
  • You will lead on all financial activities: accounting, budget setting and forecasting, financial management control policies and procedures, gift aid, banking and support donor management activities.

Key Accountabilities
Financial Management

  • Ensuring all financial information held supports the SMT and ultimately the trustee board to make sound decisions
  • Responsible for all month end processes, prepare key account reconciliations
  • Set up of budget systems and support budget holders to prepare and manage their budgets, including advising on expenditure coding
  • Prepare information (monthly, quarterly and annually) e.g. on budget spend and forecasting for funding bids and generation of new income.
  • Review and analyse financial reports and budgets with SMT, reporting on trends and performance against budgets to inform management decisions and strategic planning processes
  • Work with Fundraising & Partnerships Manager (to be appointed) and Marketing Manager to present financial information in a meaningful way for annual reports, grant and impact reports etc.
  • Ensure efficient financial management systems and planning to inform business development, fundraising strategies and demonstrates value for money across all activities
  • With the Treasurer, ensure efficient preparation of annual financial accounts and budgets
  • Proactively ensure financial policies are adhered to and kept up-to-date. Ensure an appropriate financial control environment is in place.
  • Take a proactive lead on financial risk management