We’re on the search for a Finance Manager – Oct 2021

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We’re on the search for a Finance Manager – Oct 2021

We’re looking for a Finance Manager to join our small team. Responsible for managing all aspects of the charity’s finances, you’ll support the CEO, senior team and advise the Board of Trustees with the provision of insightful forecasting and reporting, and maintain effective financial controls.

You’ll love it here

Arnos Vale is a special place, which people love to visit; a fascinating site, full of memories, history, nature, wellbeing and busy with events. On any day of the week, the site can attract a large number of visitors for a great variety of reasons: from those visiting a family grave, to others who want to explore the history of Bristol, or just relax in nature. The cemetery is 45 acres of free to enter green space. We carry out a range of commercial activity including weddings, shop, café, cemetery services, and events. As a charity, all our income is used to protect and enhance this special place.

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This is a new role

As our Finance Manager, you will work independently and with colleagues to lead on all operational financial aspects of Arnos Vale.

We’re looking for someone who’ll support the CEO in strategic planning and analysis. In addition to this you’ll provide analysis and insights for budget holders and senior leaders to inform our decision making and drive effective, sustainable and commercial planning. Regularly reconciling bank transactions, balance sheet transactions and creditor / debtor reports. You will lead in the preparation of financial performance reports including monthly management accounts and variance analysis; the implementation of systems and controls; supporting with the annual audit; and working with the team to ensure transactions are processed in a timely and accurate manner.

This is a new role, so we are looking for someone who is motivated to create their own processes allowing the origination to thrive.

The charity is a responsible and flexible employer

We welcome any discussion for flexible working at interview/offer stage where we will consider your circumstances against the needs of the charity.

The Benefits

We offer all our employees a wide range of benefits including a contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (increasing year on year after 5 years’ service up to 30 days), flexible working arrangements, learning and development, wellbeing initiatives, offices within walking distance of Bristol train station, free onsite parking and a whole lot more.

Reports to: CEO

Direct Reports: Café Manager

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Salary: £40,000 pro rata (£24,000 actual for 22.5 hours/week)

How to apply

To find our more about this role, take a look at the Finance Manager Job Description

To apply, send a CV and cover letter explaining your suitability for the role and the Equality and Diversity Form to ellie.collier@arnosvale.org.uk

If you’d like more information, please email Ellie or call on 0117 971 9117

Deadline for applications is Monday 22nd November 2021

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