Charity Accountant

York, Selby & Scarborough
£27,000- £29,000 per annum depending on experience (pro rate for part time)
12 May 2022
20 May 2022
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Charity Accountant

£27,000- £29,000 per annum depending on experience (pro rate for part time)

22.5 - 37.5 hours per week

This role can be based at any of our Community Furniture Store Sites across York, Selby & Ryedale (open to job share also some home working available). 

We are looking for an experienced and forward-thinking Charity Accountant to join our senior management team and lead the financial operations across our organisation.   

You will have overall responsibility for everything finance across our three Community Furniture Stores and IT ReUse project from managing financial admin and payments to leading on strategic financial reviews and preparing management accounts.  This is a new position for the organisation and so you will need to be flexible, adaptable, able to use your initiative, and possess the ability and confidence to highlight opportunities and areas for improvement within our current financial operations. 

We are looking for a qualified or part qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant with a passion for the charity sector and ideally an understanding of finance and funding within a charitable organisation. We are happy to support people working towards their accountancy qualifications and may consider funding further study. We are also looking for someone with experience working with senior managers and boards who is able to present information in a clear and structured way.

Knowledge and experience in supporting budgeting processes including building budgets and reviewing performance versus budget are essential. In addition, experience in working closely with external financial providers including accountants, auditors, and payroll support is essential.

In return, we can offer flexible working, a generous holiday allowance of 25 days per annum plus bank holidays, and the chance to join a dynamic and impactful local charity as we grow and expand.  We open to applications from anyone looking for between 22.5 and 37.5 hours a week and would also consider job share applications. 

For further details and the essential requirements visit our website:

Community Furniture Store is an important Yorkshire charity that collects and sells donated household goods and furniture. The work we do supports people in poverty, provides work placements to people from a range of backgrounds, and supports the environment by reducing waste going to landfill.  We operate three stores in York, Selby, and Ryedale as well as running an IT ReUse Project.

Closing date: Friday 20th May 2022 at 5pm

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 25th May 2022

For more information and to apply, please visit our website via the apply button below. 


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