About this job
Charity Finance Officer (Maternity Cover)
UNISON There for You
21 hours per week*
Starting Salary: £50,032 pro rata (including London Weighting)
pro rata per annum (including London Weighting)
UNISON Centre, London NW1
Unison There for You is a charity providing welfare services to members of UK’s leading public services trade union Unison. We are seeking a versatile and experienced Finance Officer with excellent communication and IT skills to provide comprehensive and effective financial management support for the charity.
This post is a Maternity Cover, for a minimum 12 month period.
Reporting to the Head of the Charity, the post-holder will:
- Ensure the efficient and smooth running of our accounting systems and processes including preparing management accounts. Also that the charity has sound financial controls and that all statutory requirements are met.
- Work closely with colleagues to ensure good practice in financial management and to safeguard the assets of the charity.
- Be experienced in providing a full range of financial functions and be confident in financial management including – financial reporting, investment oversight, forecasting, budget setting and budgetary controls; proficient in computerised accounting packages; and, knowledgeable about charity accounts.
- Actively find ways of making all financial systems and processes more efficient and effective to benefit all our stakeholders and have a track record of meeting deadlines.
As well as being an excellent team player the successful candidate will have at least 3 years experience in the charity sector and charity accounting.
How to apply
To apply for this opportunity, please visit unison.org.uk/jobs, please download and complete the General application form (under “Resources”). Completed applications should be sent to Maggie Newell, UNISON There for You, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY. M.email@example.com quoting ref: RMG/30T.
Applications must be received by no later than midday Friday 15 November 2019
Interviews will be held on Monday 25 November 2019.
*Whilst there is some flexibility on how the hours are structured, this role requires the post holder to be in the office at least two days per week. The successful candidate also need to be prepared to adapt their working hours to accommodate busier periods – for example annual audit.
UNISON is the UK’s leading public services trade union, with over 1.3 million members working in the public sector, private, voluntary and community sectors and in the energy services. We employ approximately 1,200 staff, with around 370 at our national centre in Euston in central London and the remainder in our 12 regions across the UK, including Northern Ireland.
UNISON is a dynamic, progressive union, committed to equality. We encourage men and women of all ages, Black and minority ethnic groups, disabled people, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to work with us.