Charity Finance Manager

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £33000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Sewell Wallis are representing a well known charity in Sheffield who are looking for a Finance Manager to join their finance team. This is a great role, reporting directly into the Chief Executive and taking responsibility for a small functional team.

The Role

The Accountant will oversee financial reporting, projections, and annual accounts for the charity. The role will involve managing a small team engaging in the running of the finance support service on a day to day basis. This includes close liaison with the HR Team to support the development of the payroll system and processes.

This role includes a number of operational responsibilities including the maintenance of highly accurate and up to date accounts and financial records, the preparation and deliver of monthly management accounts to SMT and budget holders, monitoring corporate financial performance and key risks on an ongoing basis, and responsibility for the timely compliance with all Charity commission reporting requirements.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with membership of a recognised accounting body (CIMA or ACCA), with specific experience of the production, management and analysis of budgets, financial forecasts and Gift Aid. You will also have exceptional Excel skills. Knowledge and experience of Access Dimensions is desirable.

You will have excellent line management skills and experience, and an ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, managers, and staff. Ideally you will have worked in the charity or voluntary sector and have a good understanding of charity accounting. Working knowledge of grant applications is desirable.

You will be a self-starter with the ability to work under your own initiative as well as in a team.

This role requires a standard DBS check.

For more information please contact Kayley Haythornthwaite

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.