Finance Manager


  • £28000 - £32029 per annum
  • Bristol
  • Posted: 02/10/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 096111735

Job Details

Without a sense of caring there can be no sense of community! Sheridan Maine is proud to be working with a charitable organisation based in the heart of Bristol. They are currently looking for a competent and experience finance individual to become their Finance Manager.



The role will require someone who has leadership skills, and can work both independently and accountably with minimal supervision.



Managing a small finance team, and in support of the Senior Management Team and Management Committee, your key responsibilities will include:

• Full management of day to day financial operations totalling £5+ million per annum

• Gathering data to raise grant invoices and liaising with funders regarding speedy payments

• Monitoring received income on a regular basis and reconciling income on quarterly basis

• Assist managers and budget holders to develop and monitor fully costed project proposals and budgets

• Prepare cost-centred expenditure reports as required and ensure correct apportionment of overheads

• Analyse and collate data to ensure funders monitoring and claiming requirements are met

• Monitor and oversee the work of the Finance team

• Oversee payroll and ensure that correct payments are made to staff, HMRC and pension providers and all relevant returns are submitted

• Calculate annual pension entitlement at the year end and ensure correct payments are made to pension providers in line with Organisational policies

• Monitor the Organisation's bank account balances and investment of the reserves in order to maximise the Organisation's bank interest received

• Completing salary reconciliations on quarterly basis

• Provide monthly arrears and occupancy reports to the Senior Management team in order to enable them to reduce arrears and bad debts

• Provide AWP with quarterly vacancies recharge

• Providing ad-hoc monitor reports to funders

• Assisting in improvements and developments to Financial systems



The successful candidate will be qualified at Level 4 AAT, or part qualified with at least four years' experience of taking accounts to trial balance. You will also have at least two years' experience of payroll administration including pensions, BACS payments and end of year returns to HMRC.



Other skills and qualifications will include:

• Demonstrable experience of developing and producing project and organisational budgets and budget modelling

• Demonstrable experience of managing and monitoring income and expenditure across a range of income and funding streams

• Demonstrable experience of producing management accounts for Board members

• Excellent leadership skills with the ability to develop and motivate others

• Ability to interpret and present financial information to non-finance staff or committee members

• Knowledge and a high level understanding of financial reporting requirements for charities



You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.



Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.



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