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Finance Officer (one day per week)
In 2020 to-date (early September) we have helped over 4,200 clients in Wokingham Borough find a way forward. This is nearly double the amount we helped in the whole of 2019.
Our small team of paid staff and large volunteer team do a brilliant job supporting our communities, and supporting the charity to thrive. Our local charity is at a really important crossroads – in our 43 year existence in Wokingham, you can argue we’ve never been more needed in terms of demand.
Our One Front Door has been a huge success, ensuring that people can get the help they need, when they need it – answering 97% of calls each month since April, within seconds.
We’re now looking for an organised and reliable Finance Officer with great
problem solving skills to play a crucial role in helping us carry out our work. You
will help us ensure that our finances are in order. Working closely with our
volunteer bookkeeper, trustee board treasurer and Chief Executive, you will take
the lead on all things finance related.
You will be joining a small and dedicated team, based in Wokingham town
centre, but currently most of our team are working remotely from home. We
would like this role to be based in our office whenever possible.
This role will be key in ensuring we receive the funds which we have secured, to
provide the support services our communities need, as well as ensuring we
meet all of our financial obligations.
This will include:
● processing updated payroll information to our outsourced provider,
● handling new starters finance information and pension enrollment
● paying invoices, creating invoices and paying in cheques
● processing staff and volunteer expenses
● Leading on and monitoring our funder tracker document
● Work with and assist in collecting the information required by our
volunteer bookkeeper and treasurer to enable the preparation of
● Work with the Chief Executive on preparing information in connection
with preparation of annual budgets
Closing date for Finance Officer (1 day per week) role – 28th September 2020