Finance Manager

Posted 18 March by Marshall Moore
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A well-known Educational Charity Organisation in the Engineering sector is currently seeking a Finance Manager to take on ownership of the full financial remit of the business, working very closely with the CEO and the Board. The Charity has recently received a £3.5m grant, enabling it to secure brand new offices, as well as targeting expansion of its services. Due to where the Organisation is at in its growth journey, they are looking for a proactive Finance Manager who can join and push to make an impact from Day One.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Timely preparation of all statutory and management reporting information, including year-end accounts and liaison with auditors, as well as providing commentary for management decisions
  • Preparation and management of tax and payroll data and statutory liabilities
  • Optimisation of cash flow, with proactive management of all debtor and creditor matters
  • Assisting closely with the CEO on private venture and capital expenditure requests to the board
  • Ownership of relationships with Bankers and Insurers to ensure smooth continuation of operations
  • Production of detailed departmental budgets along with associated commentary for Board members
  • Ensuring Internal Controls are robust and adhered to across the organisation
  • Business partnering with Departmental Staff, ensuring communication and organisational alignment, including holding briefings with Staff to share information
  • Carrying out regular appraisals of Departmental Staff to ensure performance, as well as assessing training needs
  • Identifying skills needs across the organisation, filling vacancies as appropriate
  • Actively contributing to monthly management meetings, in particular providing financial input to strategic decisions
  • Preparation of financial reports and studies for the Board’s use in research, as requested

The ideal candidate:

  • Will hold a relevant accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Able and willing to join the organisation and make an impact from Day One
  • Experience using ERP accounting packages
  • Prior experience in managing the finances of a public sector/charity organisation will be beneficial

If the above role sounds like it would be an interesting opportunity for you, please apply for immediate consideration.

Reference: 40105037

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