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Finance Manager

Job description

Harris Hill is recruiting for a Finance Manager for this Community Foundation based in North London (Hybrid)

  • REPORTING TO: Head of Finance

  • SALARY: to £45,000pa

  • Benefits: Free Parking, Free Lunch and Sports Tickets

  • POSITION: Full Time, 5 days a week position

  • Hybrid Working: 3 days a week is required at their offices in North London

Please apply immediately, the client would like to interview as soon as possible.



The Finance Manager has responsibility for primarily the management accounts of the Charity. The Finance Manager will work closely with the Head of Finance and the rest of the Senior Leadership team to ensure that the Charity is financially controlled and effectively and efficiently managed in all areas of operation.

The Finance Manager is ‘hands-on’ leading and managing on the Foundation targets set out within the Foundation’s five year ‘Grow & Improve’ strategy. He/she works across all the Foundation’s operations team and the Business team to ensure that all parts of the Charity are well managed and financially controlled, building the base on which the Foundation can continue to thrive and grow. 

The Finance Manager builds and maintains strong relationships with our key stakeholders both within the Foundation and externally with key stakeholders. He/she is able to nurture good working relationships within the Foundation enabling all staff to learn and develop and fulfil their potential.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for the preparation of the monthly management accounts on a timely basis and assistance with the timely preparation of the Finance Report for the regular Trustee meetings.

  • Assist to ensure that the Charity complies with all financial, reporting and record keeping requirements.

  • Assist with compliance issues with the Charity Commission and Companies House and associated regulations.

  • Support the development and implementation of the ‘Grow and Improve’ strategy, in close partnership with the Senior Finance Manager, Head of Foundation and the Senior Leadership Team with an ability to challenge ideas.

  • A Finance expert, who can support peers and staff to develop their financial competencies, while ensuring staff feel valued and respected to excel in their roles.

  • You demonstrate the business acumen and relationship building skills to financially manage and control the Charity including assistance with the preparation of the annual budget and forecasts and to manage the day-to-day financial transactions.

  • You have the skills and experience to manage and maintain the necessary systems, policies and procedures to ensure effective and efficient financial management on a cost-effective basis.