Accounts & Finance Manager, Newhaven Charity, 28 hours/week. £27,000 FTE

Location South East
Flex Type Part time
Role Basis Permanent
Salary c.£27,000 fte
Company Ten2Two, Experts in Flexible Recruitment

A great, flexible role working with a well-established and worthwhile charity in Newhaven that serves the local community. If you'd like to use your finance and organisational skills as well as being part of the leadership team, this could be the role for you.

The Charity
Our client is a local charity that aims to meet the need that public transport leaves unmet. They are an award-winning registered charity with over twenty years’ experience of serving the community, sustainable only with support from the public, local authorities and other grant funders. They are currently looking to hire an Accounts and Finance Manager to join their friendly team.

The Role
To be responsible for the control of the charity’s financial systems and preparation of accounts periodically and annually. As part of the senior management team, you will have a shared responsibility to provide leadership in line with the charity’s values and objectives. You will also be expected to play an equitable part in providing duty management cover across the charity’s hours of operation. To be responsible for the payroll systems to ensure accurate and timely payment of salary to all colleagues. To be a role model of positive culture and live the charities values.

-To be responsible for maintenance and accuracy of the monthly accounts and records.
-To prepare annual accounts for approval by the General Manager and Trustees before submission to the charities approved accountants.
-Ensure cash flow reporting is up to date and potential issues are brought to the attention of the General Manager
-Ensure all income, cash receipts and supplier credits are accurately recorded and banked within the agreed timescales.
-Ensure all invoices and contract payments both for receipts and debtors are produced within a timely manner.
-Working with the Operations Manager ensure the accurate recording of colleagues working hours.
-To manage all elements of the payroll administration (with the support of a third-party payroll specialists) to include calculating pay in line with agreed pay rates, holiday and sickness pay policies.
-In a timely manner produce the monthly payroll summary for the General Manager prior to payment.
-Work with third parties to ensure employer and employee liabilities for pension and NI are met.
-Support all colleagues by ensuring timely communication distribution of payslips and problem resolution.
-To work towards a satisfactory or higher level of success rate against the KPI’s set for the year.
-Keep mandatory training in date as part of a rolling in house training program.
-To be prepared to develop further training and knowledge beyond the basic requirements of the position.
-Ensure clear job description based objectives and measures are in place.
-Develop a spirit and culture that creates a great place to work for all.


-Degree/Diploma or similar qualification in Accounts and Finance Management.
-Previous Finance/Accounts experience.
-Proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook
-Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
-Be able to work constructively as part of a team, understanding the role and the responsibilities of your own position within the team.


-A sound knowledge of the Charity sector and community transport.

Location & Hours

The business is open to a range of working patterns but office based is preferred. Parking available on site. Core office hours 7am-4pm.

Salary and Benefits

Salary: c.£27,000 fte – pro rata for hours worked. Hours required 28 per week (full time working week is 40 hours).

Holiday Allowance: 20 days plus bank holidays (pro rata for hours worked) and increasing up to 5 weeks in line with years of service.

*Please note the salary quoted is the Full Time Annual Equivalent, and the actual salary will depend on the final hours agreed

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