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Finance Manager

Published: 8th February 2024

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Finance Manager (full-time, permanent contract)

Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: NJC scale PO4: £43,421 – £46,464 plus £3,650 London weighting and 5% pension contribution
Location: Family Rights Group’s office is in Islington. This role is suitable for hybrid working.

Family Rights Group’s mission is to create a more socially just society in which the child welfare and family justice systems support children to live safely and thrive within their family, while strengthening the family and community networks of those children who cannot live at home.

Founded in 1974, our work combines commitment to human rights and social justice with expertise in child welfare law, policy and practice.

The role of Finance Manager is critical to the organisation as it involves the day-to-day management of the charity’s finances.

Working closely with the Chief Operating Officer, and playing a key role in the Operations Team, you will lead, coordinate and support on all financial functions connected to the charity’s work.

With a qualification in accounting and past experience in similar roles, you will drive the continuous improvement of our accounting and financial management practices. Highly skilled technically, you will also be adept at maintaining good relationships with our local authority partners and private sector suppliers, as well as funders and staff.

In addition to financial processes and controls, you will manage an Administrator who will support your invoicing and purchase order system, you’ll participate in the analysis and presentation of monthly and quarterly numbers to the charity’s Finance Committee, develop and deliver financial training to staff, manage the annual external audit, and identify and measure risk.

You will work in a values-driven environment with high-performing colleagues.

Benefits of working for Family Rights Group include:

  • a generous pension (5% employer contribution)
  • 27 days holiday allowance (rising to 30), plus 3 additional days at the end of the year
  • playing a key role in ensuring the growth of the charity
  • a wide-ranging Employee Assistance Programme for all staff and other well-being initiatives
  • joining a small team of committed staff in a values-driven organisation.

This is a full-time role with a start date as soon as possible. Below is a full job description and person specification for the role. Please read it carefully before applying.

The charity is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in all aspects of its work, including employment.

Application process:

Please complete an application form linked below, as well as an equal opportunities form.

We anonymise all applications when shortlisting to help ensure that all candidates are evaluated solely on their skills and experience.

If you would like an informal conversation about the role prior to applying, please contact John (jloveday@frg.org.uk).

The application form includes a personal statement to gauge your suitability for the role. Please refer to the job description and person specification when writing it. Candidates who meet the person specification and requirements for the role will then be invited to a 1-hour interview with a 3-person panel. You will be asked to complete a short exercise as part of this interview.

The closing date for this role is 4th March (9am), but as we will be reviewing applications prior to that, you are advised to apply as soon as possible.

To apply, kindly submit an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to office@frg.org.uk by 04/03/24 (9am).

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