Finance Manager

The Children s Family Trust
From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
15 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance ManagerThe Children’s Family Trust (CFT):

The CFT is a well-established Registered Charity and an Independent Fostering Agency. We provide a wide and varied range of foster placements but specialise in long term ‘Family for Life’ placements. We firmly believe our Foster Carers are our most valuable resource deserving the highest levels of support and remuneration we can offer. We work in partnership with Local Authority Social Workers committed to keeping our children safe and secure in stable and loving families.

The Role:

Our staff are an integral part of our success and we are seeking to recruit a Finance Manager to join our busy Head Office Team.

Based at our Head Office in Bromsgrove you will manage all financial tasks of The CFT and ensure we use capital and resources beneficially, including creating forecasting models, assessing risk in investments and ensuring all accounting activities comply with regulations.Providing financial advice and support to help senior managers make key decisions ensuring The CFT’s financial health.You will be required to present to the Trustees and will have responsibility for the Assistant Account.The role is varied, and the successful applicant will also have responsibility for providing advice and best practice from a GDPR point of view.You will be the key contact for liaising with our external providers for 4 regional offices including IT and building services.

The Successful Candidate:

We are looking for an experienced hardworking Finance Manager who is a team player with the ability to communicate financial information in an appropriate manner for non-financial people. You will be prepared to work with flexibility within a small Head Office team of 7 and provide assistance when necessary to ensure the smooth running of the Head Office, including completing the tasks associated with this.You will be able to demonstrate integrity, warmth, creativity, possess a good sense of humor and enjoy working as part of a team.

What You Get in Return:

We are a progressive organisation who promote a friendly and supportive working environment, where you will be rewarded for your hard work and results. As well as a competitive annual salary we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Holidays (30 days, plus 8 bank holidays)
  • Private Health Care
  • Pension
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • Life Assurance
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Enhanced Maternity Pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Dental Cover
  • 35 hour working week
  • On site free Parking
How to Apply:

Please apply by attaching you CV and click ‘apply’. If selected for interview candidates will be required to complete an Application Form and Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form.

The CFT is an equal opportunities employer and committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, ensuring that they are kept safe. As you will be in an environment which involves child protection and working with Looked After Children, you will need to be covered by DBS clearance, which The CFT will undertake. This position is also subject to receipt of satisfactory references.

Closing date: 1st February 2019.

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