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Diocesan Finance Manager - Part or Full Time

Posted 14/06/2024

£40000 - £44000 per annum + 8% pension contribution, hybrid working



Finance & Accounting

Job Description

MCS Group are pleased to be supporting one of Northern Ireland's Diocese in their appointment of a dedicated Finance Manager on a part- or full-time basis.

This is a rewarding senior position within the Diocesan office, offering;

  • Flexible home/office working arrangements
  • 32 days annual leave, increasing with service
  • Generous pension contribution of 8%
  • Accessible on-site parking in Belfast city
  • The opportunity to contribute in a tangible way to the ongoing work of the Diocese in Northern Ireland

Your new role...

Representing the Diocese to all parties, you will lead in the provision of accounting and financial services, reporting, and provide support and advice to parishes on financial matters.

Supported by a wider office team, you will ensure full compliance with financial regulations and implement good governance processes.

Acting as Finance Manager, you will carry out a range of responsibilities across the following areas:

  • Accounting and record keeping, including but not limited to; monthly reconciliations, fund accounts, donations, investments, annual accounts preparation, payroll and expense payments.
  • Reporting and FP&A duties, including the preparation of annual budgets and identifying risks to financial performance.
  • Managing the function of the Finance & Governance Committee.
  • Providing Parish support, including support and training to parish treasurers.

A full description for this position will be provided after successful application.

Your achievements to date...

You are a fully qualified accountant with current membership of one of the five CCAB bodies (or CIMA or equivalent)

You have gained 3 or more years experience within a Finance Manager role or are looking for the opportunity to progress at this level.

You posses an awareness of charity accounting practices, regulations, and reporting requirements.

You have excellent communication skills and can relay financial information to both finance and non-finance stakeholders.

You are comfortable using financial software including MS Excel and SAGE.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Aisling Bishop, Senior Consultant - Qualified Finance at MCS Group 028 9693 5515

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