Finance Manager

BR2 9JG, Bromley
07 Nov 2018
20 Nov 2018
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Purpose of the role

The Finance Manager has responsibility for the organisation’s finance function working closely with the Chief Executive and the Finance & General Purposes Sub-committee. The role will:

  • lead on the day to day financial control and management of the organisation with responsibility for statutory compliance
  • produce the financial reporting and budgets
  • lead a small team 

Key Responsibilities

The postholder will have oversight of the organisation's finance function, and be responsible for:

  1. Day to day financial control
  •          All aspects of financial accounting using Sage 50 Accounts including nominal ledger, sales ledger, suppliers, banking and reconciliations
  •          Management of invoicing and credit control
  •          Responsible for preparation of management accounts, budgets and forecasts with commentaries
  •          Responsible for cash flow management, maintenance of appropriate bank and investment accounts and relationships with account managers
  •          Responsible for ensuring appropriate internal control procedures are in place and operating satisfactorily
  •          Responsible for the administration of pensions and the relationship with the third party pension provider
  •          Provision of costings and other financial input for grant applications, tenders and mortgage applications
  •          Support the Chief Executive in the scrutinising of leases and contracts
  •          Management of contracts for electricity, gas, franking, Sage software, card readers and photocopying
  •          Responsible for the adequate insurance of assets
  •          Suggest and implement changes to systems and procedures to increase efficiency and adapt to operational changes
  •          Support the management team and other staff with ad hoc financial information as required
  •          Payroll: Co-ordination of payroll work using SAGE Payroll, supported by the Finance Assistant:
  • Ensure that financial information and processes are well understood by colleagues across the organisation
    • calculation of all payroll (with reference to HMRC tax notifications) and timely payments
    • generation and distribution of documentation, e.g. payslips, P45s, P60s
  1. Quarterly Financial Reporting
  • Quarterly reporting to the Finance & General Purposes Sub-committee of actual results and of forecasts of income and expenditure and cashflow for the remainder of the year
  1. Budgeting
  • Preparation of budgets for the organisation’s core activities & specific projects
  • Working with budget holders to update forecasts for up to date information, on a quarterly basis
  • Ensuring correct allocation of spend within budget categories
  1. Annual Accounts and compliance with statutory requirements
  • Preparation of annual report and statutory accounts
  • Acting as Company Secretary and filing of accounts and returns
  1. Finance & General Purposes Sub-committee
  • Work with the Treasurer, service the sub-committee and ensure the Trustee Board is provided with all necessary financial information
  1. People & Relationship Management
  • Reports to Chief Executive and works closely with the Treasurer
  • Management of the Finance Assistant and Finance Clerk
  • Carry out staff supervision quarterly


  • To participate in supervision, training and team meetings as required
  • To comply with organisational policies and procedures, and in particular, to ensure safe, fair and responsible working practices
  • To undertake other duties commensurate with this post

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