Regional Finance Manager
Marine Society and Sea Cadets are looking for an experienced, creative and confident Regional Finance Manager to join the team in Bristol . This role can either be based at our Bristol or Portsmouth offices . Working on a full time, permanent basis you will receive a salary of £35,000 gross per annum DOE. MSSC (Marine Society and Sea Cadets) is a vibrant and growing charity delivering life changing nautical adventure for young people through the Sea Cadets and personal and professional development opportunities for seafarers with the Marine Society. Working with our staff, cadets and volunteers, we have built a vision and five-year strategy to take us forward and further improve the astounding contribution already made through our work to the lives of thousands of young people and seafarers, while fully supporting our volunteers who are vital to our success. The role The Regional Finance Manager is a member of the Director of Finance, IT and Trading’s (DFITT) ; You will work in close liaison with MSSC’s other Regional Finance Manager and with the Area Officers (AO) and other budget holders based in its South West, Southern and Northern Area offices. It will be key to ensure resources are available to support delivery and that we are efficient and cost effective in all that we do. The Primary Purposes of the role are to: - To improve economy and efficiency across the organisation, and particularly within the Region of responsibility, working with the FC and the other RFM - Provide financial support/advice to Area Office staff, units and Area boat stations - Provide financial supervision, oversight and scrutiny of Area, Area boat station and District accounts and financial controls within their Region of responsibility Occasional evening and week-end working will be required and the role will require regular travel to other MSSC, Sea Cadet Corps (SCC) and other organisation’s ; Periodic attendance at MSSC HQ will be required. Responsibilities as a Regional Finance Manager will include: - To be the primary contact for financial support and advice within the Region - To maintain a close oversight of all financial transactions within the Region - To assist the HQ Finance team with the processing of transactions arising in the Region as required. - To ensure that all MSSC assets recorded in the Fixed Asset Register for the Region are properly maintained and safeguarded - To work with the FC and other RFM to improve economy and efficiency across the organisation - To maintain an oversight of the Region’s district accounts and to provide financial support and advice to district officers - To ensure that the database of unit charity accounts is kept up to date, and to provide financial support and advice to unit treasurers as necessary. - To undertake and assist the FC with ad hoc financial and other projects as they arise. - To perform other work from time to time as may reasonably be required by the FC and DFITT. A Degree of flexibility is needed and the post holder may be required to perform work not specifically referred to above. Benefits we will offer our Regional Finance Manager: - Competitive salary - Pension scheme - Life insurance - Private medical insurance - Employee assistance programme - Season ticket loans - Mobile and contract discounts …and more To find out more about this Regional Finance Manager role, click apply now! We also request all candidates to complete an equal opportunities form Due to the nature of the work, this post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the post holder will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.