Cruse Bereavement Care is the largest bereavement charity in the UK. Our mission is to offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and to enhance societies care of bereaved people.
This is an exciting time to join an evolving organisation and an excellent opportunity to take the next career step.
This is a key role in Finance that will report to the Director of Finance & Corporate Services (DoFCS). The role will be pivotal in the current transitional finance programme being undertaken, enabling positive change and continuous improvement.
Operational Finance - AP/AR, banking, expenses, payroll & pensions etc.
Month end - Management accounts with analysis, balance sheet reconciliations, journals, accruals, prepayments etc.
Tax - VAT, Corporation tax, PAYE / NI etc.
Financial Planning & Analysis - Forecasting, budgeting, ad hoc analysis.
Year end - Statutory accounts (SORP), external audits
Business Partnering - Supporting national network
External reporting - Assisting with compilation of finance plans, business cases and external grant applications, LHAs, etc.
Finance System Management - Netsuite admin and CRM financial management
Finance Controls and Processes
Team Management and Training
Strategic Finance Support and Ad Hoc Projects - Support Director of Finance & Corporate Services with wider organisational projects and tasks.
IT Support - IT support responsibilities in conjunction with the outsourced IT support provider.
Any other duties commensurate with the accountability of the post including flexibility of working hours and additional responsibilities.
Skills and Experience
Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIPFA, CIMA or equivalent)
Strong finance and accounting technical skills with an understanding of charity SORP
Prior experience working with Netsuite is desirable
Strong excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, vlookups, etc)
Stakeholder management, relationship builder and collaborator
Self-motivated, with the ability to work with a high degree of autonomy
Highly organised and able to work under pressure to meet conflicting priorities
Great interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Strong team management