Finance Manager

Location
England, Somerset, Bath
Salary
£35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
22 May 2019
Ref
14015350/001
Contact
Sophie Willis
Job Title
Finance Manager
Category
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Michael Page Finance are pleased to be partnering with a not-for-profit organisation in Bath, to appoint a Finance Manager in to their small team. The ideal candidate will have experience in overall management of a small finance function and a good grounding in team management.

Client Details

Michael Page Finance are pleased to be partnering with a not-for-profit organisation in Bath, to appoint a Finance Manager in to their small team. The ideal candidate will have experience in overall management of a small finance function and a good grounding in team management.

Description

  • Ensure robust financial management is in place across the organisation.
  • Provide line management of central finance staff organisation.
  • Provide oversight and operational direction for all financial matters across the organisation.
  • Deliver an excellent standard of customer service to the stakeholders and line managers within the organisation.
  • Lead on accurate financial information to the Board and other stakeholders.
  • Plan and carry out key financial activity including budgeting, forecasting and management accounting.
  • Develop key peer relationships and external liaison with relevant professional organisations, as well as providing technical guidance and support to senior leaders and finance staff within the organisation
  • Take the lead role in the preparation of the annual accounts for the organisation in conjunction with the organisations appointed auditors and the COO.
  • Be the key point of contact for the Trust's external and internal auditors and ensure all audit requirements and resultant recommendations are carried out.
  • Line manage relevant organisations finance staff and support the appointment, development, induction and planning of financial teams/functions.
  • Ensure that accurate management accounts (including income & expenditure and balance sheet) and other reports are produced, in accordance with the Board's requirements.
  • Oversee the fixed asset register.
  • Manage the Trust's reserves in line with the Trust's Reserves Policy and provide reports to the Board as requested.
  • Carry out returns to external bodies.
  • Complete the organisations VAT returns and manage all aspects of VAT.

Profile

  • Qualified accountant
  • Significant experience of the development and preparation of monthly management accounts including cash flow statements and balance sheets
  • Experience of managing a successful audit, including the preparation of financial statements
  • Experience of running an annual budget process
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Critical attention to detail together with an ability to understand the organisations strategic and operational objectives
  • Self-motivated and pro-active in managing own workload, functioning effectively under pressure to deliver work to deadlines and to a high quality
  • Excellent ICT skills including Excel, word, financial databases
  • Ability to be a strong motivator
  • Committed to continuing professional development

Job Offer

By joining the organisation as Finance Manager you'll recieve:

£35,000-£38,000 (offered depending on experience.)

Other benefits including competitive holiday and pension.

Our clients offices are based in Bath and are commutable from Chippenham, Trowbridge, all areas in Bath, Radstock, Melksham, Bristol, and most of North Somerset / South Gloucestershire.

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