Senior Finance Officer

Job Title:                        Senior Finance Officer

Reporting to:                Head of Business Operations

Salary:                             Negotiable depending on experience

Contracted hours:       15 – 25 hours per week (days and hours negotiable)

Contract type:               Permanent

Conditions:                    A six-month probationary period applies.

Key Purpose

The Senior Finance Officer will be responsible for the preparation of the company accounts across the business. They will work closely with the Senior Management Team and support the Chief Executive in financial analysis for strategic decision-making purposes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual management accounts including full reconciliation of all Balance Sheet accounts within a tight time frame and provide insightful analysis and commentary on variances.
  • Assist with the production of annual financial accounting activities including profit and loss, financial analysis, journal entries.
  • Bank reconciliations across all company accounts.
  • Prepare management reports on a regular and ad hoc basis to support proposed strategic decisions.
  • Supervise preparation and processing of monthly payroll, pension submissions and HMRC payments and assist in completion when required.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and forecasting.
  • Prepare financial analysis for presentation to quarterly finance committee and board meetings.
  • Ensure accurate and timely submission of VAT returns to HMRC.
  • Complete regulatory reports and statistical reporting to the Department of Finance
  • Assist with year-end audit and liaising with auditors.
  • Provide high level support for day to day financial operations
  • Other ad hoc financial duties as and when required

Information Security

  • Comply with the organisation’s Security & Confidentiality policy at all times, ensuring the highest levels of information security, data protection and confidentiality.

Download the full job description and personnel specification here.

This job description is neither exhaustive nor exclusive and may be reviewed depending upon operational requirements and staffing levels.

Closing date: Wednesday 22nd May at 5pm. Interviews will be held 28th and 29th May.

To apply for this role, please click here to send your CV. 

Joining the Employers For Childcare team, you’ll benefit from a competitive salary together with a wide range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, company pension scheme, health care cash back scheme, onsite parking, staff discount in High Rise and the opportunity for training, personal and professional development.