Part time Finance Manager with GrantScape


Salary: £27,000 pa (£45,000 FTE)

Terms: Part-time

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 19 May 2017

A leading grant-making Charity, committed to providing grants which strengthen local communities and protect the natural environment.

Job Description


GrantScape is looking to recruit a Finance Manager with significant Finance and Managerial experience to undertake an exciting opportunity that has arisen within their highly specialised team.

In return, they offer the opportunity to join a forward thinking Charity which has firmly established itself as a market leader in Grant Management. For the right candidate, this is a great opportunity to make your mark and, at the same time, become part of something special as they continue to develop and expand their expertise and reputation.

The Company

GrantScape is a highly respected grant-making Charity, committed to providing grants throughout England and Wales which help strengthen local communities and protect the natural environment.  The Head Office is located at Whitsundoles, near Salford, Milton Keynes.

The Candidate

The Finance Manager will be an integral member of the Senior Management Team working closely with the Chief Executive, Chairman and Board of Trustees to provide accurate and informed financial advice and guidance and as such will consistently demonstrate exceptional focus on accuracy and attention to detail. The successful candidate will be CCAB qualified and ideally have a charity accounting qualification or considerable experience in a similar role. Proficiency in the use of accounting software (preferably Sage), database/reporting software and Microsoft Office is vital.

Strategic thinking will come naturally to the successful candidate and will be applied to all aspects of their work. As important, however is the ability to communicate effectively on all levels, from extensive liaison with external contacts, to establishing a close and effective working relationship with their small close-knit team of eight.

Main Duties and responsibilities

The Finance Manager will have overall responsibility for ensuring that financial recording, reporting and forecasting procedures are in place and operating effectively for GrantScape and its subsidiary and will also undertake the role of Company Secretary. The Finance Manager will also have the support of the Finance Assistant, who will be a direct report.

The successful candidate will produce annual financial statements for both companies, including consolidated accounts for the charitable group, and arrange for their audit, filing and distribution. Further responsibilities will include the preparation and submission of all financial returns and compliance with company legislative requirements.  The Finance Manager will work closely with the Chief Executive in the production of strategy documents and associated forecasts, annual budgets and the analysis of their performance and will also have active involvement in the development of policies and procedures including financial controls and risk management. The successful candidate will also play a key role in the development and implementation of the IT Strategy for the Charity.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

To apply for this role click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website for more information.

Chief Executive with Willen Hospice

Salary: circa £80,000 + benefits

Terms: Permanent

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 21 May 2017

Job Description


Willen Hospice’s vision is to be the lasting and thriving provider of free care to all people affected by life limiting illness in their community. This will be made possible by a community working together continually to share in the delivery of the most assuring, equally accessible and advanced care available.

They are seeking a new Chief Executive who is passionate about the vision of Willen Hospice and has substantial experience of working in a senior management role. You will be a strategic thinker with financial acumen and a passion to lead the team to achieve their vision to always be there to care. They need someone to command respect and show understanding across all levels of the organization. Conviction in approach and an ability to lead and inspire both clinical and fundraising teams is essential.

In implementing their strategic plan, you’ll lead a team of around 180 staff and over 600 volunteers. It’s a team that covers a range of specialisms and talents – from doctors to marketeers to housekeepers to delivery drivers to nurses. It’s a team that is committed and passionate about what they do at Willen Hospice and one this is driven to succeed to offer the best possible service for their patients and their loved ones.

Willen Hospice is an incredible place and they’re looking for an incredible leader to take them on the next part of their journey.

Candidates must have:

  • Board level experience in not-for-profit, public sector, health or social organisation
  • At least 5 years’ experience of leading a team of senior managers in an organisation
  • Been responsible for setting or influencing the strategic direction of an organisation
  • Been responsible for business planning and budgeting and accountable for an annual budget in excess of £3m
  • Experience of leading a major change initiative that has included organisational restructuring and behaviour change
  • Governance and risk mitigation experience
  • Experience of contract negotiation for the provision of services, products and/or funding
  • Experience of building strategic alliances or partnerships to deliver a service
  • Experience of generating income and campaign management
  • Used to speaking publicly on behalf of the organisation

To apply for this role click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website



Finance Assistant with Carers Trust Thames


Salary: £18,000 – £22,000 pro rata

Terms: Part time

Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, South East

Closing Date: 21 May 2017

Job Description

Carers Trust Thames are looking for a Finance Assistant to support the charity’s work through the provision of strong, reliable financial assistance to the team.

Working as a member of their small Finance team, the Finance Assistant will maintain the charity’s financial records and process the charity’s payroll on SAGE. The successful applicant will have bookkeeping skills, experience of accounting and payroll packages, be able to demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills and enjoy working on their own initiative.

You will be part of a small, supportive office team who cover each other’s work where necessary, but you have responsibility for your own workload and tasks – making sure you prioritise and complete urgent tasks on time. You will be an integral part of your team, and will contribute to the success of the office.

The position is offered on a part-time basis (20 hours per week). Some flexibility on hours and days worked is feasible.

To apply for this job click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website.

Conference and Member Database Coordinator with British Institute of Energy Economics


Salary: £12-£15 per hour depending on experience

Terms: Temporary

Location: Home based but London/Home Counties location preferred, as some travel to London /Aylesbury/Oxford will be required

Closing Date: 21 May 2017

Job Description

Conference and  Membership CRM Co-ordinator

The British Institute of Energy Economics is a small membership association and registered charity operating in the energy sector.

It is seeking additional administrative support during 2017 from somebody with good IT and all round administrative skills who would like to work from home, as part of a small, friendly ‘remote working’ team.  Hours are variable and flexible, though busy periods will include July, the second half of August and all of September, when their annual conference takes place in London. Payment is per hour and on self-employed basis. Location in the Bucks/Oxfordshire/Herts area would be an advantage.

The British Institute of  Energy Economics need support on two areas, membership CRM and conference registrations. These could both be handled by one individual or separately by two.

Conference Co-ordinator

To manage conference registrations for their 2017 conference in September, act as first point of contact for all email and phone enquiries, process  on and offline registrations, provide payment receipts,  liaise with delegates, conference sponsors and with the venue,  produce conference pack and contents signage etc,  manage registrations  and delegate queries on the day.

 Membership Data /CRM Co-ordinator

They will be migrating their current database to Salesforce CRM this year and need an additional person to assist with the setup and configuration of Salesforce (with guidance and supervision from a consultancy and BIEE manager).

They are looking for someone who has

– Worked on CRM systems cleansing and maintaining data.
– Fast accurate data input skills and good eye for detail
– Preferably worked in a membership role previously, perhaps at a charity or medical society.

As membership co-ordinator you’ll work to clean, input and maintain the charity’s membership and contacts data.


Essential – thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Experience of using WordPress CMS


Experience of planning and delivery events

Knowledge of event management systems, ideally Eventbrite

Good written and verbal communication skills

Good telephone manner and an ability to communicate effectively to a range of audiences; friendly and professional manner.

Membership CRM

Experience of working in a membership organisation or with a loyalty /alumni scheme.

Good knowledge of using CRM system or charity database, preferably Salesforce, and proven experience in a front-line member management.


CRM project May – October 2017

Conference June – September 2017

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

To apply for this role click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website, you will be asked to provide a full CV with a short supporting statement and references.