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Date Added: Wed 01/11/2023

Finance Manager

Hatfield, AL10, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, PartTime

Salary: £37000 - £42000/annum

Job Title: Finance Manager
Working Hours: 22.5 hours a week (3 days)
Salary: £37,000-£42,000 pro rata per annum
Contract: Permanent
Location: Hatfield Office (with option of hybrid basis)

Our client is a value-driven charity seeking passionate finance professional to help us achieve more for young people in Hertfordshire.

We are a big-hearted, open and expert team whose mission is to break the cycle of youth homelessness in Hertfordshire through education, advice and support for young people and their families.

We are looking for a dedicated and passionate Finance Manager to join our Executive Management Team and lead our finance function. You will oversee our financial reporting, policies and procedures, act as finance business partner to the organisation, and manage our day to day finances. You'll have the chance to make a real difference to what we do while developing your skills, knowledge and experience in a fantastic charity. You will lead our finance function. This role oversees our financial reporting, policies and procedures, acts as finance business partner to the organisation and manages the day to day finances. The role provides financial and strategic advice as a member of the Executive Management Team and works closely with the Treasurer and Finance Sub-Committee of the Board of Trustees.

Key Responsibilities:
- Act as Finance Business Partner to the chief executive and the rest of the organisation, providing financial and strategic advice.
- Support the Board of Trustees' Finance Committee, working with the Treasurer to agree agendas, produce high quality reports and papers and attend meetings.
- Be an active, collaborative member of the Executive Management Team, contributing to meetings and discussions and taking forward cross-organisation pieces of work.
- Responsible for internal and external financial reporting including Board reports, Management Accounts, funding reports.
- Responsible for maintaining and periodically reviewing and recommending changes to the financial policies and procedures.
- Responsible for the preparation of the annual Budget and variance reporting throughout the year. This includes overseeing and managing the annual budget-setting cycle.
- Responsible for financial forecast, working with EMT and other managers to produce this.
- Oversee the annual Audit process.
- Line manage Finance Assistant and ensure they are supported, motivated and able to deliver high quality and timely pieces of work.
- Responsible for banking facilities, mandates, internet banking.
- Responsible for monthly Payroll, including managing the relationship with our external Payroll provider.
- Manage and report on restricted & designated funds
- Upskill management and budget holders in Finance and support the teams to maintain a Financial understanding moving forwards.
- Actively contribute to our income generation strategy and ongoing decision-making about funding and grant applications, including attending Grants & Trusts meetings to decide on funding applications for service developments.

What can we offer you:
- 25 days annual leave (pro rata for part time), increasing with length of service up to 28 days (including bank holidays)
- Company Pension Scheme
- Group Life Insurance benefit
- An additional day annual leave to have your birthday off
- Ongoing training, professional development relevant to your role
- Employee Assistance Programme support

As a successful candidate, you will have:
- ACCA, CIMA or ACA qualified or part-qualified
- Experience in management accounting, budgeting, financial reporting and forecasting and planning.
- Experience shaping strategic and business planning processes and confident challenging senior staff.
- Be confident communicating financial information to non-finance staff.
- An excellent team player who is skilled at working in an open, collaborative and supportive way with peers as well as with trustees and staff at all levels.
- Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Excel.
- Experience using Sage.
- Experience working in a charity, including restricted and unrestricted funds.
- Working knowledge of Charity SORP
- Line management experience

If you are hardworking, conscientious and take pride in doing a job well, then we would like to hear from you.

Our promise to you
hr inspire promises to act with the upmost integrity and respect when it comes to handling your data and will not share your details with any other client without 1) discussing the opportunity with you first and 2) without your verbal or written consent for us to do so
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