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Finance Business Partner

Hays Senior Finance
England, Bristol
GBP40000.0 - GBP45000.0 per annum + £40K-£45K
Closing date
13 Feb 2024

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Charity and not for profit
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
You will be joining a conscientious and highly ambitious charity organisation in Bristol, as a Finance Business Partner on a Permanent basis

Your new role

  • 40% Management Accounting, 60% Project Accounting
  • Taking an active role in the preparation of restricted project budgets and outlining budgets for future years, in line with strategy
  • Working with budget holders, management colleagues and the fundraising team to prepare project budgets for funding applications
  • Preparing monthly consolidated Management Accounts and forecasts in line with agreed timelines
  • Income and expenditure accounts, balance sheet and cash flow forecasts
  • Supporting the Senior Management Team and other internal stakeholders with analysis and the ability to manage ad hoc queries
  • Preparing financial reconciliations of all projects comparing actuals against budget
  • Overseeing the preparation of all bank reconciliations and other accounts analysis, including working with regional accountants in Africa and India to ensure all transactions are correctly coded
  • Completing all balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis in a timely manner
  • Lead on financial aspects of reporting to donors, ensuring that financial records are accurate, on time and meet donor requirements

What you'll need to succeed

  • Fully qualified or Part-Qualified and in the latter stages of studying for an accounting qualification (ACA/CA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • An authentic and genuine interest in the work and projects undertaken by the charity - a passion for charitable projects-will be as imperative as your overall accounting proficiency.
  • Experience within a non-profit / public sector environment - ideally having led projects or worked alongside Project Managers
  • Desirable - Experience of grants financial management, including budgeting, compliance and reporting
  • Desirable - Systems implementation experience
  • Proven track record of building and managing successful interdepartmental relationships with key stakeholders, strong communication skills required overall
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel (IF Statements, Vlookups etc), and ideally experience using Microsoft NAV accounting system
  • Ability to process complex financial information and present the results clearly and concisely to non-finance colleagues
  • A personable, positive and team-orientated mindset when faced with taking on tasks that may go beyond usual day-to-day duties

What you'll get in return
Benefits include:

  • Salary between £40-45K depending on experience and qualification status
  • 25 days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Ability to work from home one day per week - increasing to three days per week upon implementation of the new accounting system
  • Flexibility on exact working hours
  • Free parking on site
  • If you are Part-Qualified and approaching completion, the organisation will pay for your remaining studies and exams.
  • Pension scheme - employer contributions matched up to 4%

What you need to do now
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