Finance Manager

Web Recruit
Annual salary of £38,135
19 Aug 2021
16 Sep 2021
Natalie Jones
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Manager
Basingstoke, Hampshire

The Organisation

Our client offers specialist, lifelong support for members of the UK fire services community, empowering individuals to achieve mental, physical and social wellbeing throughout their lives.

They recognise that no two people requesting their support do so for the same reason and they therefore tailor their service to achieve the best outcomes for each of their beneficiaries.

They’re now looking for a Finance Manager to join their team in Basingstoke and ensure their finances are managed the right way.

The Benefits

- Annual salary of £38,135
- Pension: 8% pension contributions
- Annual leave: 25 days’ holiday rising to 27 plus Bank Holidays (pro rata)
- Life assurance: 3 x salary
- Access to an Employee Assistance Programme

- Flexible working practices

This is a rare opportunity for a talented accounting professional to develop their career, grow professionally and give back to one of the most deserving professional communities in the UK.

The Role

As the Finance Manager, you will oversee the financial health of the charity, ensuring they are compliant and can achieve their charitable goals.

Processing and reporting on finances in a timely and compliant manner, you will help to develop financial policies and procedures whilst creating insight reports and providing advice to support decision making.

This comprehensive financial management role incorporates all elements of accountancy from balance sheet reconciliation to financial policy compliance. You’ll be involved in the production of statutory accounts for both the charity and their subsidiary, ensure appropriate processes are in place for VAT and seek to maximise Gift Aid claims.

Additionally, you will:

- Ensure Direct Debit collections meet BACS requirements
- Make sure we comply with the financial requirements of related statutory bodies
- Identify and post accruals, prepayments, and recharges
- Support department leads on financial matters

About You

To be considered as the Finance Manager, you will need:

- To be a qualified accountant with an ACA, ACCA or ACMA qualification or be QBE
- Experience of preparing monthly management accounts
- Experience in preparing financial statements for audit purposes
- Budget preparation, forecasting and monitoring experience
- Strong leadership skills
- Project management skills
- A good working understanding of GAAP & Charity SORP
- Demonstrable working knowledge of Data Protection and Information Security
- A clear understanding of risks relevant to the finance environment and controls required to mitigate risks
- The ability to support and up-skill non financial stakeholders
- To be highly IT literate, including proficiency and skills with Office365, Salesforce and Access Dimensions

Other organisations may call this role Accountant, Management Accountant, Accountancy Manager, Financial Manager, Financial Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Accounts Manager, or Accounting Manager.

Please note: during the current pandemic, our client is making all reasonable provisions to protect employees and have implemented a number of initiatives to support this. Their interview, new starter and employment practices all operate in accordance with the latest government guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

This role is subject to a Standard Disclosure and Barring Services Check. The Charity is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. When recruiting new team members, regardless of the role, they are looking for people who share their values to help them to achieve their strategic plan.

Our client reserves the right to close this role early should they receive a sufficient number of applications. Due to the number of applications they receive, they are unable to contact applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from them within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

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