Finance Manager reporting to the CEO and link to t...

MIND in Haringey
09 May 2019
23 May 2019
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
Mind in Haringey needs a self–starting proactive individual who is willing to be hands–on and fully committed to the role, and preferably, but not essentially, from a third sector background.

Salary: Up to GBP34k pro rata (Dependant on skills and experience) – FYE

Hours: 21 hours per Week – equivalent to 3 days per week but can be flexible across the week in agreement with the CEO

Are you a dynamic and innovative individual with a strong background in finance, looking for your next challenge? Do you have commitment and a flair for hands on accounting and wish to work for an ambitious local charity? This could be the role for you.

Mind in Haringey (MiH) is one of the 130 Local Minds affiliated to National Mind working to help anyone with mental health issues in Haringey. We have a turnover of about GBP650,000 per annum and operate with a small surplus. We are looking for a Finance Manager to handle all aspects of our finance and financial management.

Principal Duties

To ensure the finances of MIH are controlled and managed efficiently meeting all legal requirements and standards of good practice in the charity sector
To ensure that all MIH financial transactions are up to date and properly recorded ensuring full financial records are maintained manually and using appropriate accounting software, and in a form required for the preparation of management and statutory accounts. MiH currently uses Quickbooks

To manage and forecast cash flow and manage banking facilities and reconciliations
To prepare full monthly management accounts including performance to date and forecasts for the financial year together with a commentary.

To prepare and present to Trustees an annual budget, following discussion with the Chief Executive and the Treasurer; and contribute to the three year Business Plan
To prepare the annual accounts in accordance with statutory and Charities Acts requirements on agreed timetable, and ensure an efficient annual audit
To attend and prepare reports for the Trustees Finance and Audit Committee which meets every three months and provide reports for the monthly meetings of the Trustees Board
To work on a daily basis with the Chief Executive and on a regular basis with the Trustee Treasurer
To produce all other financial information required by the organisation. This will include managing the financial aspects of the large bids and helping with the costings for new services and ensuring reports provided to external funders, staff and clients meet contractual and legal requirements
To oversee cheque payments and the on line donation systems and process invoices
To maintain the fixed assets register and oversee procurement and insurance
To assist with the preparation of bids for funding and any project statements required by funding bodies. To ensure clients and service managers are provided with information on service budgets and non payment of invoices for services
To ensure the prompt collection of debts and manage Gift Aid
To oversee the payroll and the production of salary, tax and pension payments and ensure that payments are accurate and appropriately authorised, and recorded
To oversee with the Treasurer, MIH's risk register and financial procedures

To advise the Trustee Treasurer on all aspects of MIH's financial position. To provide authoritative and good quality advice to the Chief Executive, the Chairman, Treasurer of the Trustees, the Trustees and staff of MIH on all financial matters
To keep informed on current initiatives in the finance and charity sector
To carry out any other duties in line with the role as required by the CEO and the Treasurer.

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