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Head of Finance - Part time

Job Title: Head of Finance - Part time
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bristol
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Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Reference: 13998102/001_1559573625
Contact Name: Sophie Willis
Contact Email: sophiewillis@michaelpage.com
Job Published: June 03, 2019 15:53

Job Description

Michael Page Finance are pleased to be partnering with a charitable organisation based in an accessible Bristol location, to appoint a Head of Finance in to their team, on a 12 month fixed term contract. This position will be part time, 3 days per week / 0.6 FTE.

Client Details

Michael Page Finance are pleased to be partnering with a charitable organisation based in an accessible Bristol location, to appoint a Head of Finance in to their team, on a 12 month fixed term contract. This position will be part time, 3 days per week / 0.6 FTE.

Description

  • Manage the day to day finance operations of the organisation ensuring an effective control environment is in place.
  • Authorise amendments to the Exchequer chart of accounts.
  • Manage and continually improve financial policies and processes in order to provide an excellent service to all stakeholders.
  • Manage day to day cashflow and lead on cash management including authorising bank reconciliations, agreeing float and petty cash limits and authorising bank access rights and preferences.
  • Manage the day to day operations of the accounting software package, Exchequer, and its associated apps.
  • Lead the preparation of annual accounts, ensure that audit preparations are completed in line with the agreed timetable and liaise effectively with external and internal auditors.
  • Lead the finance team to deliver excellent customer service student groups, staff and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure all designated and restricted reserves are accounted for in line with charity law and accounting standards.
  • Ensure the sales ledger, purchase ledger and all control accounts are reconciled on a monthly basis.
    • Authorise financial transactions within the financial limits agreed by the Director of Finance & Administration.
    • Ensure VAT is accounted for in an accurate, appropriate and consistent manner.

  • Ensure statutory returns are submitted on a timely and accurate basis including VAT returns, Corporation Tax, Charity Commission returns and National Statistics Office surveys.

Profile

The ideal candidate for the Head of Finance position:

  • CCAB Qualified Accountant e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA
  • Significant experience in financial accounting including the completion of year end statutory accounts.
  • Experience in management accounting including budget setting, cashflow and management accounts.
  • Good working knowledge of VAT rules & principles.

Job Offer

By joining the organisation as Head of Finance you'll receive a competitive salary in line with market average.

Please now this role is a 12 month contract and part time (0.6FTE.)