Finance Manager

Location: West Sussex, Chichester
Sector: Charity
Date Posted: 04/10/2021
Salary: £48,000 - £52,000 per year Excellent Benefits
Specialism: Finance
Ref: RB18041
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Are you an experienced Finance professional looking to work in organisation where you can add real value? Are you looking for a role where you can make a difference and work within a team environment that are driven towards a common goal?

My client is a growing public sector organisation based near Chichester who are currently seeking a Finance Manager to join their team on a permanent basis. Reporting into the Finance Director and leading a small team, this role will be responsible for the day-to-day financial management and strategic development of the organisation.

The key duties of this Finance Manager role are as follows:

  • Play a critical role in the preparation of the charity’s financial statements, with the view of taking a greater level of responsibility for them as you progress
  • Business partner with a range of budget holders across the seniority spectrum, challenging spends against budgets and providing analysis and advice as required.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to a small team of finance professional, giving them opportunities to develop and enhance performance.
  • Produce the monthly management accounts in a timely fashion and lead on all things financial planning.
  • Coordinate the annual audit process and lead the statutory accounts production.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A fully qualified accountancy professional (ACA/ACCA/CIMA etc) or be an active studier.
  • Ideally, a background working in the charity or education sector, but this is by no means essential.
  • Experience working in a finance role at a similar level.
  • Excellent Excel skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.  

If interested in this Finance Manager position, please apply now to avoid disappointment!

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