The Active Partnership National Team is looking for an experienced finance expert to join our national charity as Finance Manager.
The Finance Manager will have responsibility for all financial aspects of the charity, which is responsible for connecting, supporting and enabling our 43 local Active Partnerships who create the conditions for people to be active in their communities.
You will take a lead in ensuring the smooth running of the finance function.
To deliver, we recognise we need someone with strong people skills and qualities. And, of course, someone who shares our passion for transforming lives through sport and physical activity and making active lives the social norm for everyone.
We would like someone who has experience of working within a charity finance setting as well as knowledge and understanding of grant management. But most importantly, someone who is open minded, willing to learn and shows confidence in checking and challenging thinking and ways of working.
The post holder will also be the overall finance lead responsible for delivering all financial aspects of an exciting national programme. The Active Partnership National team is the lead organisation within a consortium of national partners. The post holder will have the opportunity to help setup and implement strong financial processes spanning claiming and distribution of grant funds to recipients across England.
We are a small team with ambitious plans and the culture we are creating together is important to us. If you thrive in busy, committed, supportive yet self motivated team, you’ll be right at home with us. Excellent communication will be essential, along with strong IT skills in technology, systems and databases, an ability to prioritise your workload and be an enthusiastic and great team member. Our team are based remotely across the country and whilst there may be an occasional requirement for travel, you will have the flexibility to be based anywhere in England.
To apply send an up-to-date CV and covering letter (of no more than 2 pages) to
Heidi James, National Team, via email@example.com.
If you’d like an informal discussion about the role get in touch with our CEO, Andy Taylor via firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications:
Monday 21st November at 9am.