Finance Manager (Part-Time)

Finance Manager (Part-Time)

Illuminate Recruitment Ltd
London, UK
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The team at Illuminate are delighted to be working in exclusive partnership with Timber Development UK as they continue to grow and build their team in 2022. &nbsp; We are currently seeking an experienced Finance Manager on a part-time basis to work closely with the Head of Operations and the CEO to deliver a comprehensive and supportive Finance function. &nbsp; If you are an energetic, focused and detail-oriented finance professional who takes a hands-on approach and who can support this lovely Leadership team please take a look at the full JD below!Check below to see if you have what is needed for this opportunity, and if so, make an application asap. &nbsp;Responsible to: Head of Operations (HO)<br> and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)<br>Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 FTE ( Salary will be pro-rata’d over 28hours)<br>Pension: 6% Employer contributionHours: 9am – 5pm with 1 hour lunch (unpaid)<br> (To be worked over 4 days per week)<br>Annual Leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays (pro-rata)<br>Location: Combination of working from head office (main base, central London)<br>, and home. &nbsp; Minimum of 2 days per week in head office. &nbsp; Days flexible but must be able to attend internal meetings when required. &nbsp;Closing Date: 5pm on Tuesday 17th May 2022. &nbsp; Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted and the role may be closed early should we appoint a successful candidate during this time. &nbsp; Please apply today!Who are they? Timber Development UK are the voice of the UK timber industry, supporting and promoting their members’ interests. &nbsp; Their members constitute timber importers, merchants, agents and manufacturers. &nbsp; They have been supporting timber traders for over 125 years and have seen climate change become a defining feature for the government, regulators and customers. &nbsp; As well as supporting their members’ interests, they work to maintain and enhance timber’s sustainable reputation at a national, European and international level. &nbsp;What will my role be?As the Finance Manager, you’ll be responsible for providing day-to-day aspects of the finance operations. &nbsp; This is a small organisation, and you will need to be flexible and hands-on in your approach. &nbsp;You will provide and be responsible for the comprehensive, high quality, efficient and effective financial management of all FM activities including budgeting, accounting and financial processing, the preparation of statutory accounts and completion of audit, compliance with tax and other relevant legislation and finance monitoring and reporting on grants and contracts. &nbsp;You will work closely with the Head of Operations (HD)<br> and the CEO on business planning and performance, supporting strategic decision-making. &nbsp;What will my responsibilities be?FINANCE SYSTEMS AND REPORTINGTo be responsible for financial systems and produce regular financial management reports for the CEO and Governing Board. &nbsp;Work with the HO &amp; CEO to compile, maintain and manage budgets and cash-flow forecasts. &nbsp;Lead in the annual audit process and the preparation of the annual accounts for Timber Development UK and to liaise with external auditors. &nbsp; To ensure compliance in the submission of statutory annual reports and returns (including Companies House)<br>. &nbsp;Liaise with contract and grant managers from different funding bodies over claims and finance matters where appropriate, and to provide financial reports on contracts and grants as required. &nbsp;Working closely with the HO/CEO to propose and discuss changes and improvements to current financial systems, finance and accounting procedures, including financial controls, risk management and quality assurance. &nbsp;To ensure that financial systems comply with statutory and other requirementsTo undertake any other such duties as are required, and to keep up with financial changes that will impact on Timber Development UK. &nbsp;FINANCE PROCESSESTo undertake and oversee all aspects of finance day to day operations and book-keeping, ensuring records are accurate and updated on a timely basis with strong controls in place for procedures and processing, including maintaining accurate and up to date purchase and sales ledger, bank reconciliations, petty cash, fixed asset registers, payroll journals and other reconciliations as required. &nbsp;To ensure that Timber Development UK bank accounts remain in balance through the timely transfer of funds between accounts as necessary, to monitor against cash flow forecast. &nbsp;To oversee the Timber Development UK outsourced payroll function, checking and signing off monthly payroll submissions and checking payroll processing reports, ensuring all payroll payments are made to deadlines, including pension contributions and other payments such as AOE/DOE. &nbsp;To oversee the system for efficiently maintaining finance records of grants and contracts and safekeeping documents as required by funding bodies. &nbsp;Additional DutiesTo review work progress regularly with the HO/CEOTo provide support, advice and training on financial management and processes to other staff members where appropriate. &nbsp;To supervise and manage office volunteers as appropriate. &nbsp;To attend Board meetings as required and support reporting process. &nbsp;Support the implementation and development of technology to enable robust and efficient financial management. &nbsp;Proactively improve processes and support a high-quality operational deliveryStay up to date with relevant sector changes, training &amp; CPD necessary for the roleAdhere to all financial accounting regulations and legislation. &nbsp;To personally prepare for and attend appraisals and supervision with your line manager. &nbsp;To work within all of Timber Development UK’s policies and procedures. &nbsp;To act at all times in the interests of Timber Development UK . &nbsp;PERSON SPECIFICATIONExperience and QualificationsFinancial management experience in a small finance department with broad knowledge and experience across all areas of finance. &nbsp;Professional accounting qualification (AAT, CIMA, CCAB)<br> or equivalent experience relevant to the role. &nbsp;Experience in preparing month end accounts, budget setting and forecasting. &nbsp;Good awareness and understanding of the voluntary sector in relation to financial procedures and the management of income streams. &nbsp;Experience of SORP accounting guidelines, end of year accounts and external liaison with auditors. &nbsp;Experience of managing multiple areas of work concurrently. &nbsp;Experience of working in a team and managing conflict constructively. &nbsp;Abilities/SkillsAbility to develop, monitor and maintain financial management information systems and procedures. &nbsp;Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to present and explain financial information clearly to non-finance staff. &nbsp;Ability to identify and prioritise actions that need to be taken, and to meet deadlines. &nbsp;Ability to support other staff and managers in relation to financial issues. &nbsp;Ability to set up and maintain recording, filing and admin systems which are easily understood and accessible by a range of staff, practitioners and volunteers. &nbsp;Ability to research, analyse and interpret complex information and produce clear verbal and written reports. &nbsp;Ability to problem-solve and seek appropriate support when necessary. &nbsp;Ability to contribute effectively and constructively as a member of the Managers Team. &nbsp;Personal AttributesCommitment to the vision, mission, and values of Timber Development UK . &nbsp;Proactive and can-do attitudeAnalytical mindset with a keen eye for detailFlexible approachWillingness to develop working practices that meet the needs of a growing organisation. &nbsp;KnowledgeKnowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office, with advanced Excel skillsStrong technical accounting and knowledge of relevant taxation and legislation. &nbsp;Understanding of equalities and diversity best practice and legislative requirements in relation to service delivery, business development and financial management. &nbsp;Experience with a subscription-based model or working with grants would be an advantage. &nbsp; The Finance Manager will have two direct reports and will be an experienced manager able to support and guide a junior member where necessary. &nbsp;This Finance Manager position is a permanent role and we will consider those on a month's notice period. &nbsp; Charity or not-for-profit sector experience and working with an accounting package such as Xero is necessary. &nbsp; If you would like to be the newest member of this innovative team based in central London with excellent benefits including Bupa Health (after probation passed successfully)<br>&amp; Simply Health cash plan please get in touch today!

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