Part Time Director of Finance

Part Time Director of Finance

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    £70k per year + Pro Rata

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    Simon Bascombe

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    020 7820 7311

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Harris Hill is recruiting for a Part Time Director of Finance for this faith-based charity located in Buckinghamshire.

- Hours: 12 hours per week, on average across the year
- Flexible Working: Hybrid working with 1 day a month will be required in their offices based in Buckinghamshire
- Pay Scale £70,000pa FTE

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Accounts and Finance
- Maintenance of the accounting records,
- Preparation and monitoring forecasts and budgets for the Charity
- Having an overall appreciation of the requirements of Charity Statement of Recommended Practice for Charity Accounts (SORP)
- Preparing the records for audit and liaising with the auditors and Bursar
- Monitoring and oversight of Sage
- Ensuring sound financial controls exist. There should be monthly backups, which are forwarded to the Leader
- Ensuring that the income to which the Congregation is entitled is received
- Assistance with the financial aspects of longer term strategic planning

- Awareness of the implications of the Congregation's Investment Policy
- Assisting the Trustees with the monitoring of the Congregation's Investment Portfolio, and liaising with the Charity's Investment advisors and fund managers
- With the Trustees, attend Meetings, with the Investment Managers, and compiling Minutes

- Have an overview of Grant Making procedures, and monitor the work of the Grants Administrator

- Having an appreciation of the charity's trust deed and of how charities are governed in the UK
- Having a general awareness of the laws and regulations affecting the Congregation and its work

- Assisting the Bursar, when required, with the Congregation's banking arrangements
- Ensuring that surplus funds are invested in interest bearing accounts and optimising the amount of such interest

- Assisting with arranging Insurance Cover, and liaising with the Congregation's Insurance Advisers

- Awareness of employment legislation, including PAYE, National Insurance and Pensions
- Payroll preparation

- Assisting the Trustees, when required, with the Congregation's risk management procedures
- Ensuring overall security of the Congregation's asset