Finance Manager / Head of Finance - Association Not for Profit
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Finance Manager / Head of Finance - Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association | Not for Profit
£60,000 plus up to 10% annual performance bonus, up to 15% Company Pension, Life Assurance, Income Protection 27 days annual leave, fresh fruit in office, access to flexible working
Excellent opportunity for a qualified accountant currently at Financial Controller or Finance Manager level to progress into a Head of Finance designate. You'll be joining the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Trade Association established in 1923, with a mission is to help everyone achieve a better income in retirement.
We work to get more people and money into retirement savings, to get more value out of those savings and to build the confidence and understanding of savers.
+ Over 1,300 pension schemes with 20 million savers. These include defined benefit, defined contribution, master trusts and local government funds.
+ £1 trillion in assets
+ Some 400 businesses which provide essential services and advice to UK pensions providers.
We bring together the industry and other parties to raise standards, share best practice and support our members. We work collaboratively with members, government, parliament, regulators and other stakeholders to help build sustainable policies and regulation which deliver a better income in retirement.
The Finance Manager / Head of Finance Opportunity:
Reporting into the Chief Operating Officer your remit will be to provide a high standard of control, recording and reporting of all financial matters relating to the organisation.
Key Responsibilities include:
+ Lead, manage and inspire the Finance and Membership Administration team, currently four people
+ Ensure effective financial management and decision making by the PLSA, including:
- Maintenance of the accounting records, either directly or by oversight of the Finance team, including customer and supplier accounts
- Effective delivery of budgets, forecasts and reporting to support the management of the finances of the PLSA
- Acting as a business partner to budget holders, supporting them in managing income and expenditure and addressing variances from budget
- Preparation of the annual statutory annual accounts of PLSA and contributing to the annual report
- Managing bank accounts, credit control, supplier payments, treasury and cash flow, ensuring adequate controls are maintained
- Financial analysis of proposals and projects
+ Managing the outsourced payroll service, pension scheme administration and insurance arrangements
+ Managing and ensuring compliance with the company’s tax obligations in relation to PAYE, VAT, Corporation Tax and any other taxes
+ Ensure the integrity and development of the accounting and membership recording systems, particularly with regards to the controls within these systems
+ Contribute fully to business projects, strategic planning and other corporate activity
+ Deputise for the Chief Operating Officer when required
+ Qualified accountant from any of the Chartered bodies
+ Experience leading a finance team
+ Experience of broad accounting responsibilities, ideally in a similar sized organisation
+ Experience in a commercial environment, with an understanding of the needs of a not-for-profit organisation
+ Able to motivate, inspire and get the best out of people
+ Able to work with limited supervision, managing own and staff workload
+ Able to work flexibly on multiple tasks
+ Able to get things done on time and to a high quality
+ Good communications skills, particularly in dealing with non-financial colleagues, including an ability to present financial matters simply and concisely
+ Able to support the business with a commercial approach
+ Good analytical skills
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.
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