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Audit & Treasury Manager


Posted on Mar 21, 2023 by CV-Library

Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
The Opportunity:

As Audit & Treasury Manager, you will report into the Finance Director. Primarily, you will be the “trusted advisor” and for this role it will be 80% (Audit) and 20% (Treasury/Cash Flow), sitting within a finance team of nine.

Although this role does not actually have direct reports, you will advise to the wider finance team and have ownership of the day-to -day running of the team, as this is a compliance, support and mentoring role.

Some of the key responsibilities for this successful individual would be but no limited to:

Project Management - This client has over 100 projects throughout the country from a variety of funders. It is of critical importance that their contractual relationships are fully understood and disseminated to all affected colleagues to ensure that the risk to the organisation is appropriately managed and that the Charity is viewed by funders as a professional organisation.

* To review service contracts to ensure appropriate accounting treatment.

External Financial Stakeholders - It is important from a compliance perspective that our professional relationship with external financial stakeholders is appropriately managed.

* Auditors. Assume responsibility for the management of the annual audit of the statutory accounts. Establish a sound working relationship with the external auditors, providing all information required to ensure a smooth audit to the agreed timetable. Ensure that matters raised by the auditors in their Management letter are minimised and that those raised and agreed are actioned.

* Bankers. Maintain a good working relationship with Charity bankers. Regularly review Charity banking requirements to ensure that they support the Strategic Plan. Maintain and update as necessary a register of bank accounts and authorised signatories. Working with the Finance Lead ensure that all banking covenants and reporting requirements are met.

Treasury Management - It is of vital importance that the Charity has an understanding of its cash position at any one time and that suitable planned arrangements are made with bankers and other funders to ensure that Business Planning is underpinned.

* Develop and maintain a cash flow forecasting model, providing regular reports as part of the Board pack.

* Manage the cash balances of the organisation to ensure maximum return.

* Investigate and advise on any opportunities for investment.

Internal Audit - Work with the finance team to ensure that monthly procedures are appropriate and support the information used in the monthly management accounts.

* Check reconciliations and ensure that all unreconciled items are investigated

* Ensure that finance staff are appraised of any changes with regard to legislation, accounting standards etc. that may impact upon their work

* Ensure that finance staff are aware of the different accounting treatments between management and statutory accounts.

* Check that all new projects are set up and accounted for correctly with regard to Charity Commission requirements.

The Candidate:

The successful Audit & Treasury Manager will be/have:

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is looking to develop their skills and make a meaningful impact in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

* Part Qualified or Qualified Accountant - (ACA, IIA, ACCA, CIMA)

* OPEN on industry or sector background, Charity experience would be an advantage

* Proven Audit of Statutory Accounts and Treasury experience is important

* Excellent analytical and financial reporting skills

* Good knowledge of financial reporting standards and best practices

* Strong communication and interpersonal skills

* Any experience working with Microsoft Dynamics would be great, but not essential

* Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel is important

* You will be confident, self-motivated and have a passion for finance


* Competitive salary (depending on experience)

* 25 days holiday plus 9 bank holidays, plus 2 well days and extra day for your birthday

* Relaxed office, smart casual dress code

* Hybrid working 3 days in the office 2 days WFH

* Flexible working (start early finish early or start late finish late)

* Great culture & working environment working with a close-knit, team

* Regular social events

* The key to their success is their people and they like to reward everyone for their efforts.

They have big ambitions for the future - and therefore want to speak to the right individuals with the right energy and values to take them there.

Please contact for a confidential discussion

Reference: 218995807


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