Finance Manager

Salary: GBP £37,107-£39,002 pro rata = £14,843 per annum

Application Deadline: July 30, 2019 9:00 am

Company: Trinity Community Arts Ltd.

Job Details

Trinity is looking for a part time Finance Manager to join our team, to assist the CEO with oversightof financial systems and related data – including review and analyse financial information and mission critical business systems, identifying areas for efficiencies and improvement – to ensure Trinity is compliant with financial charity and governance requirements. The Finance Manager will oversee the financial functions of the organisation, supporting Finance Officer and wider team to ensure that finance policy and procedures are adhered to. The role will require someone who is willing to work flexibly and independently, with minimal supervision. The ideal person must be comfortable using a multi-user system and be confident and able to adapt their skills to meet the requirements of an organisation in a period of rapid growth and change. Specific duties To be responsible to the CEO for the financial management of the charity and trading subsidiary,  specifically:


  • Contribute to the Leadership Team as an active member
  • Support the CEO, Leadership Team and Board in business planning, strategic and organisational development, to deliver a strong and sustainable financial future for the organisation

Finance Management

  •  Prepare financial statements including quarterly Management Accounts and reports for financial analysis for management and board
  •  Manage inter-company transactions, recharge journals, overseeing payroll carried out by Finance Officer and reconciling accounts at month end
  •  Provide information for annual audit and support auditor to produce SORP compliant annual accounts
  •  Work with and guide Finance Officer and wider team to ensure good financial record keeping in accordance with agreed policies and procedures
  •  Ensure compliance with relevant legislation; HMRC tax returns, corporation tax, Charity Commission, PAYE
  • Work with the CEO/Business Development Manager to support income generation and business development:
  1.  Develop budgets, including restricted project budget management and analysis,
    monitoring cash flow, assisting the wider team to monitor their budget areas
  2. Analyse financial performance businesses and assist with strategic planning and
  •  Review and develop financial systems, accounting procedures and analyse financial
    performance of business and charity for effectiveness:
  1. develop strategies, processes and procedures to improve these systems
  2.  producing/updating documentation where required, in particular business/mission
    critical systems/processes
  3. Assist the SMT/Board to make financial decisions i.e. analysis for cost-benefit, return on
    investment, demonstrate best value

  HR Management

  • Line manage the Finance Officer and oversee relevant freelance staff, consultants and contractors (i.e. Auditor) as may be required.


  • Uphold Trinity’s policies; maintain excellent financial controls and implement relevant policies and procedures across the organisation in relation to finance
  •  Take part and/or taking an active role in any training that may be required

Additional duties
Any other duties as may be reasonably required:
It is in the nature of the work required that the tasks and responsibilities of the Finance Manager will in many circumstances be unpredictable and varied. The Finance Manager will therefore also be expected to undertake any other duties and/or responsibilities in connection with the development and delivery of the organisation’s programme, as the CEO may from time to time direct, and which will not be covered in the job description. These additional duties will normally be compatible with the Finance Manager’s regular tasks and duties. If the additional responsibility or task becomes a regular or frequent part of the Finance Manager’s job, it will be included in the job description in consultation with the Finance Manager.


Qualification/accreditation in relevant field i.e. ACCA/CIMA



  •  A minimum of 5 years’ experience overseeing finance and data systems for a charity
  •  Experience in financial management in organisations with £1m+ budgets
  •  Excellent leadership skills with the ability to develop and motivate others
  • Broad technical skills and knowledge in the development of processes to improve use of systems; database development and proficiency in Excel
  • Proven ability to set and monitor budgets and financial analysis/reporting at a senior management level
  • Experience using Quickbooks, or similar accountancy software, including budgeting and report producing
  • Knowledge of Charity Reporting and Accounting SORP FRS 102 and an understanding financial reporting requirements for charities
  • Proficient in interpretation and presentation of financial information to non-finance staff / Trustees
  • General administration and organisation skills plus able and willing to learn/use new systems
  • Strong numeracy, written and verbal communication skills and good attention to detail
  • Ability to use initiative and work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent time-management skills and the ability work to meet deadlines
  • Transferable skills across a range of ICT systems including, Bookings systems, HR systems and confidence using non-propriority software solutions
  • An understanding of electronic diary management and HR systems
  • A commitment to the values and objectives of Trinity Community Arts


  • Work experience in a diverse community arts organisation/setting
  • Experience of audience data analysis
  • Experience using non-propriority software solutions
  • Experience using electronic diary management and HR systems
  • Experience using organisational use of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems


  • Planning, development and financial analysis
  • Excellent numerical skills, budget monitoring and reporting
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Prioritising and managing time, resources and staff

Personal Characteristics

  • Analytical, attention to detail
  • Passionate systems and processes
  • Proactive and results orientated
  • Confident problem solver/troubleshooter




Contact Details

0117 9351200

Job Posting title: Finance Manager
Closing Date: 2019-07-30T09:00:00+01:00