Finance SupervisorManagement Accounts
- Employer: Floss Agency
- Location: Tunbridge Wells
- Salary: Up to £14500 per annum
- Job Start Date: ASAP
Our client, based outside Tunbridge Wells, is looking for a Finance Supervisor/Management Accountant to join their team on a part time basis, 22.5 hours a week.
This is a new position, created to bridge the gap between the F.D. and the Accounts Officers, allowing the F.D. to focus his efforts on more strategic objectives.
In addition you will be able to perform the functions of the other members of the Finance Dept in the event of illness or absence.
You w8ill be working in the Finance Dept, and reporting to the Director of Corporate Services.
The successful Finance Supervisor / Management Accountant will be responsible for the Accounts Officers and will be working closely with the Finance Team.
Your main duties will be:
1. To supervise the accounts team, paid staff supported by three volunteers.
Line management, appraisal and development
2. To ensure that the bookkeeping is well controlled and up to date
Working both hands-on and through the team
Using Sage Line 50 as the principal accounting system, supported by Excel spread sheets
Also referring to the Alacer booking and billing system, the Cascade HR and payroll system and the Donor Strategy fundraising system
Being familiar with all aspects of the work done by the team and able to cover
Performing and reviewing reconciliations
Taking on specific tasks such as quarterly VAT returns
Developing control and review mechanisms
3. To produce monthly management accounts in consultation with the Director of Corporate Services.
Management accounts produced in Excel using download from Sage
Meeting regularly with department Leads to look with them at their management accounts.
4. To work with the Director of Corporate Services, who is also the Finance Lead, with regard to wider financial management, reporting and control.
Cash flow management
Budgeting and forecasting
Year end including statutory accounts and liaison with auditors
Papers for Finance & Audit Committee
This is a part time position of 22.5 hours a week. These hours are flexible and can be spread over 3, 4 or 5 days a week. However, every Tuesday is required.
The salary is £14,520.
The successful Finance Supervisor / Management Accountant will have:
Significant experience in a computerised accounts department covering a wide range of bookkeeping/accounting activities
Experience of line management
Previous experience of working within a Charity
AAT Level 3 or above or CIMA Level 2 or above
Excellent spread sheet skills (Excel)
Deep familiarity with a computerised accounting system,ideally Sage
Work-related attributes, qualities, competencies
Self-motivation and good initiative
Strong administrative skills with attention to detail and be well organised
Excellent communication skills, and be highly numerate
You must be willing to respect and work within the ethos of the organisation's Health and Wellbeing.
The organisation is a small but complex operation, and its accounting ranges from healthcare to hotel services, catering and retail, church and property, each of which bring different perspectives and challenges.
The Director of Corporate Services is a Chartered Accountant with wide-ranging experience, and who will be able to provide support and enhanced skills training to enable the successful Finance Supervisor / Management Accountant to develop within the role.
Own transport is required, due to location