Charity Accountant £27,000- £29,000 per annum depending on experience (pro rate for part time) 22.5- 37.5 hours per week Based at Community Furniture Store York, Raylor Centre, James Street York
We are looking for an experienced and forward-thinking Charity Accountant to join our senior management team and lead the financial operations across our organisation at either our York, Scarborough (Unit 5, Mount View Business Park, Salisbury Street, Scarborough. YO12 4EH) or Selby site.
You will have overall responsibility for everything finance across our three Community Furniture Stores and IT ReUse project from managing financial admin and payments to leading on strategic financial reviews and preparing management accounts. This is a new position for the organisation and so you will need to be flexible, adaptable, able to use your initiative, and possess the ability and confidence to highlight opportunities and areas for improvement within our current financial operations.
We are looking for a qualified or part qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant with a passion for the charity sector and ideally an understanding of finance and funding within a charitable organisation. We are happy to support people working towards their accountancy qualifications and may consider funding further study. We are also looking for someone with experience working with senior managers and boards who is able to present information in a clear and structured way.
Knowledge and experience in supporting budgeting processes including building budgets and reviewing performance versus budget are essential. In addition, experience in working closely with external financial providers including accountants, auditors, and payroll support is essential.
In return, we can offer flexible working, a generous holiday allowance of 25 days per annum plus bank holidays, and the chance to join a dynamic and impactful local charity as we grow and expand. We open to applications from anyone looking for between 22.5 and 37.5 hours a week and would also consider job share applications.
Community Furniture Store is an important Yorkshire charity that collects and sells donated household goods and furniture. The work we do supports people in poverty, provides work placements to people from a range of backgrounds, and supports the environment by reducing waste going to landfill. We operate three stores in York, Selby, and Ryedale as well as running an IT ReUse Project.
To apply for this role please submit a short Application Form, CV and cover letter telling us how you meet the essential criteria in the job description and person specification to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 20th May 2022 at 5pm Interviews will take place on Wednesday 25th May 2022