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Temporary Finance Lead

Full Time, Temporary
£27 to £32 per hour
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We are recruiting for a temporary Finance lead for a new start up Charity focusing on safeguarding black African heritage but supporting global majority (people of colour)Qualified Accounting professional or may have equivalent experience, with senior experience in Finance leadership. Proven track record in business planning and performance management.

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The Role
3 year budget covering core operating costs
Creating appropriate cost centres
Re-forecasting quarterly and as necessary
Reporting on expenditure and variance to budget on monthly basis
Forecasting against all income streams
Split against operations, fund distribution, and the endowment.
Supporting the forecasting and modelling of grant making portfolio
Establish a plan for appropriate financial controls and assurances including
Digital invoice approval and payment process
Digital contract approval process and register of contracts
Produce financial reports for funders and regulators
Design the financial reporting process for Baobab Steering Group
Register organisation with HMRC and produce reports and manage tax payments
Commission auditors and act as primary contact during audit

The Candidate
Fully verse in financial and management accounts preparation
Broad knowledge of charity and commercial challenges
Experience of community benefit societies
Experience in charity accounting particularly the SORP 2015 and of managing restricted and unrestricted funds and mixed funding streams. Knowledge of managing charitable endowments and investment policies desirable.
Working knowledge of VAT (and exemptions) particularly in grant and consultancy incomes.
Ability to work autonomously
Ability to build capacity and support colleagues, who do not possess formal financial skills, to develop their skills.
Building effective relationships


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Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

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