Finance Manager

Recruiter
HAYS 2
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Organisation:

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is the National Charity of the British Army. Originally formed as the ‘Army Benevolent Fund’ in 1944, they provide a lifetime of support to soldiers and veterans from the British Army, and their immediate families, when they are in need. Last year, their work touched the lives of around 80,000 people across 55 countries worldwide. The Finance team is central to the success of the Charity, which has an income of almost £20m and a finance team of six staff.

The Role:

The Finance Manager will report into the Director of Finance and has responsibility for one Finance Officer. The primary responsibilities of the role include the production of monthly reports and financial support and training to all budget holders. You will prepare the monthly management accounts – reviewing and analysing all income and expenditure and ensuring that budget holders are keeping on top of their budgets. You will also assist with the preparation of the annual budget and quarterly forecast. The Finance Manager will act as a Business Partner to the fundraising team ensuring that the team is provided with sound financial and business advice. The role will also play a part in ensuring controls are maintained such as reconciliation of income. The Finance officer is primarily responsible for purchase and sales ledger and the Finance Manager will manage and ensure quality of work is maintained. This is a small finance team and you will be expected to also get involved at month end and year end with allocated work. This is an outward facing role with a high impact on staff outside the finance team. It is an interesting role with a broad scope and an opportunity to ensure finance are represented throughout the organisation.

What you’ll need to succeed:

The ideal candidate for this role will be a qualified accountant who has previous experience within the charity sector. You will be a strong communicator who has the ability to liaise with budget holders at all levels. You will have a mature, pro-active and diplomatic approach with a focus on attention to detail. In return you will work in a supportive team and have the opportunity to use your existing skills to have impact by providing insightful and relevant financial information to all budget holders. You will also receive a competitive benefits package. Please apply now to be considered!

Closing date advert: 18th April 2018

Interview date: w/c 23rd April

For more information please contact Peter O'Sullivan at Hays Senior Finance on 0207 259 8745.

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