Finance and Operations Manager

Finance and Operations Manager

Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: £35,000 per annum (FTE)
Contract Term: Permanent

As an ambitious and expanding national charity, our client are determined to demonstrate value for money in all they do and achieve in their work alongside the 50,000 people living with spinal cord injury across the UK. As their new Finance and Operations Manager, you’ll support the effective financial and operations management of the charity - a vital role in helping people paralysed by a spinal cord injury rebuild their lives during their rehabilitation and whenever they need them.

In a position of influence, you will lead by example providing clear specialist advice to both financial and non-financial members of staff. Working with the Head of Finance and Operations, and with two direct reports, you will prepare monthly and annual accounts and ensure that appropriate financial controls are in place and all legislative and statutory requirements are met.

You will also oversee contract management, their own sustainable building, IT and provide governance support. You will be a part of their broader management team, where you will provide management information, helping to make sound business decisions that improve the lives of SCI people.

You will hold an accountancy qualification and have experience across a broad range of accounting practices, including finance business partnering, payroll and partial VAT, ideally within the charity/not for profit sector. With previous management experience you will lead, motivate and develop your team and work cross-organisationally drive development and delivery of their goals and objectives.

This post is based at their purpose-built office overlooking Oldbrook Green in Milton Keynes (home working is presently an option for all staff during the Coronavirus pandemic, with long-term flexible working being developed). Flexible and hybrid working arrangements will be considered. Benefits include 25 days annual leave per annum plus public holiday pro-rata (increasing to 28 days after three years and to 30 days after 5 years of service), access to pension scheme with an employer contribution of 6%, life assurance cover, employee assistance programme and free car parking.

Closing date for applications:5pm 6th August 2021
Interviews will take place over MS Teams or in their Milton Keynes office on 17th / 18th August 2021
2nd Interviews: 24th / 25th August 2021

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