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Finance Manager

Based at The Wilson

Salary: £35,141 to £39,232

Permanent Contract- 40 hours

 

About the role…

We are seeking an experienced, dynamic and motivated qualified Accountant, who will be responsible for managing the Trust’s core finance operations and leading the busy finance team, reporting to and providing assurance to the Head of Finance.

You will support the Head of Finance develop the finance team to build the resilience and expertise of the Trust’s finance resources to support commercial activity, growth and enterprise. You will be solutions orientated and be able to demonstrate experience of developing and implementing improvements to systems and processes to deliver effective financial controls, drive efficiencies and support accurate and timely management information.

Detailed experience of Management Accounting and Financial Accounting is essential, as you will be required to fulfil a wide variety of tasks including producing monthly management accounts and forecasts, preparation of VAT returns and the production of the Trust’s annual Consolidated and Trading Company Accounts.

To be successful you will need…

  • A fully qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA or equivalent)
  • Experience of working in financial accountancy role for 3 years or more
  • Working with integrated finance systems and business systems
  • Demonstrate strong Excel and analytical skills
  • Experience of working within a charity environment with commercial enterprise is desirable

 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the Head of Finance Tracey.Larsson@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to jobs@cheltenham.gov.uk and please quote reference TCT150 after the post title.

For a detailed job description please click here.

Closing date: 19th January 2020 at 5pm

Interview date: to be arranged

 

In order to comply with the Government’s Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS), applicants will be asked to provide proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record. Our organisation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children.  Safer recruitment practices are applied to all job vacancies. Successful candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire; provide references;  proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record.

 

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