Finance Officer – Exciting Charity

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Citizens Advice Torridge, North, Mid & West Devon
Barnstaple, Devon
Up to £30,000 DOE
22 Jul 2019
19 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Officer – Charity
Barnstaple, Devon 
Up to £30,000 DOE

As a Finance Officer, in this charity environment, you’ll support the successful running of our Finance department, responsible for all finance activities. 

About Us 

Citizens Advice Torridge, North, Mid & West Devon is a Devon-based advisory service that helps members of the public to understand, face, and deal with problems they may be experiencing. 

Every year thousands of people come to us for advice and help with all manner of problems, from managing debt and household bills, to welfare and benefits. 

Last year, we helped 17,621 people across North, Torridge, Mid and West Devon. We are now looking for a Finance Officer to join our team and support the smooth running of our Finance Department. 

The Benefits 

- Up to £30,000 per annum DOE
- Employer’s pension contribution 
- Generous annual leave 
- Ongoing training and development 

In this varied role, you will:

- Produce the annual budget, working with CEO - this will be used as the basis for the year’s Management Accounts 
- Monitor budget lines and update the Predicted Outturn sheet regularly in agreement with the CEO 
- Produce quarterly Management Accounts, and discuss Management Accounts with the CEO and Finance Trustee and present them at board meetings 
- Work with the CEO and Business Development Officer to provide budgets/costings for new income streams 
- Work with the CEO to produce figures relating to the Business Plan 
- Monitor Accruals, Deferred Income and Prepayments and any journals posted as necessary 
- Monitor Balance Sheet and Trial Balance figures and make relevant changes 

This is a fantastic opportunity to increase your leadership skills with an organisation that puts their client’s needs at the centre of their decision-making. 

You’ll join a team who are inventive, collaborative and focused on giving people the tools they need to overcome their challenges. We aren’t afraid to try out new things and are always looking for ways to improve our service and help more people. 

So, if you’re looking to learn, grow and work alongside a team who are passionate about what they do, this is the role you’ve been waiting for. 

The Role 

As a Finance Officer, you’ll support the successful running of our Finance Department, focusing on our payroll activities, responsible for all finance activities. 

About You 

To join us as a Finance Officer, you’ll need: 

- An AAT Level 4 qualification (or equivalent) or be at least 50% qualified in ACCA or CIMA 
- Proficiency in accounting software, including Sage, Sage Payroll and MS Office (particularly, Excel) 
- The ability to support and develop junior team members 
- An understanding of current equality and diversity policies and their application to the supervision and development of staff 

Those from an Accounts, Accounting, Accountancy, Finance or Financial background are encouraged to apply. 

Please note, we will be reviewing applications as they are received and reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we find a suitable applicant. As such, it is recommended that interested candidates submit an application as soon as possible. 

Webrecruit and Citizens Advice Torridge, North, Mid & West Devon are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. 

So, if you want to support the success of a modern charity as a Finance Officer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

Working hours: 37 hours per week

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