Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 0
Reference: FM2019
Contact Name: Conor Dolan
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 10, 2019 14:51

Job Description

This role is an exciting opportunity to lead the accounting operations of Refugee Action Kingston ('RAK') (, who welcome and enable refugees in Kingston to become valued members of the community.  The role is hands-on and requires a time commitment of c.1-2 days per week. Reviewing applications as received. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Complete month end processes including balance sheet reconciliations

  • Produce management accounts for Director and Trustees

  • Produce statutory accounts, preparing audit file and participating in the audit examination

  • Produce and monitoring budgets.
  • Monitor and report on project grants
  • Provide support to Director (including providing information for bids)
  • Update salary detail for bureau monthly, pay salaries and HRMC payments, administer pension scheme
  • Set up majority of other payments, manage banking
  • Raise invoices, claim gift aid on donations
  • Manage finance assistant

A Finance Administrator reports to Finance Manager and will be responsible for:

  • Input journals

  • Reconcile petty cash including hardship fund

  • Produce hardship reports for Director

  • Assist with payroll processes

  • Arrange cheque payments

  • Get invoices approved and coded ready for bank payment by Finance Manager or Treasurer

  • Set up filing systems, manage post

The Finance Manager will liaise with the Treasurer and report to the Trustees at the board meetings (c. every 6 weeks). There is flexibility available to carry out large parts of the work from home if preferable. Reviewing applications as received.

Desired Qualifications: Finance Manager should have accountancy experiece (qualification by experience acceptable) and relevant business experience. Previous charity experience not a requirement, but helpful.