Finance Manager

Walcot Foundation

Location SE11 6SF

Position Full time 35 hours per week

Salary £40,785 - £52,071

Application deadline 28 April 2017
The application deadline for this role has passed

We are looking for someone to join us as Finance Manager who

  • has a real interest and commitment to the purpose of the Foundation
  • can contribute astute financial expertise and judgment
  • has the highest standards of personal integrity
  • is diligent and precise in their work
  • has the potential to be a valued member of our small team


The post is permanent and full time (35 hours a week)and is based at our offices at 127 Kennington Road London SE11 6SF. We are very close to the Imperial War Museum and a short walk from Lambeth North Underground Station (Bakerloo Line). Elephant & Castle and Waterloo stations are within easy walking distance.

Salary is on a scale currently £40,785 - £52,071 (Spinal Column points 42-54). The salary starting point is dependent on experience. Annual progression along the scale is subject to appraisal. The Foundation contributes 10% of salary to an employee pension. The appointee will serve a six month probationary period. The post reports to the Director who is also Clerk to the Governors.

Purpose of the Role

The Finance Manager role really is crucial to the health and effectiveness of the Foundation’s operation. The post-holder works closely with the Director, Grants Manager and Estate staff to oversee and manage all the Foundation’s financial operations, ensuring that they are compliant, accurate, reliable and open to scrutiny.

The Finance Manager plays a special role in relation to the Investment Committee and the Finance & General Purposes Committee, providing Governors with reliable information and analysis and assisting in the preparation of papers, reports and minutes.

The role is one of two senior roles reporting to the Director and with these two colleagues shares in the overall nurture and development of the Foundation. For this reason we are seeking someone interested in going beyond the confines of the specific role. Our Finance Manager needs to be a financial all-rounder (statutory accounts, management accounts, investments, VAT returns, payroll, routine receipts and payments etc) able to function without a finance team or other finance-trained colleagues.

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