Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager

Reports To:
Finance & IT Director

Working Hours:
Part Time (15 hours per week. Hours to be spread over at least 3 days a week)

Salary: £40,000 FTE (pro rata for 15 hours per week)

Location: London, SE11 with hybrid working arrangements available

Deadline: August 14th

The Finance Manager is a new role that has been created due to the recent growth of Trees for Cities. They will assist the Finance & IT director to deliver internal and external reporting for Trees for Cities. They will also be responsible for managing various aspects of the P&L and balance sheet and will engage with staff members from all parts of the organisation.

Key Responsibilities

Payroll – responsible for posting payroll and preparing the payroll reconciliation monthly, the quarterly salary forecasts and annually calculating staff day rates.

VAT – responsible for performing the partial exemption calculation, posting adjustments relating to partial exemption and preparing VAT returns.

Grant management – assisting the development team in preparing bids and reporting to funders, preparing schedules and analysis as needed, as well as ensuring grants are recorded appropriately in the accounting system.

Management accounts – run and update financial reports for a number of teams and meet with them to review actuals and forecasts on a quarterly basis. Update the actuals for the whole organisation management accounts and assist in preparing financial board papers.

Balance sheet closes – prepare the extended trial balance, prepare/collate associated schedules/reconciliations and post journals as necessary. Liaise and provide information to auditors as necessary.

Year end – prepare draft accounts, extended trial balance and associate schedules. Liaise and provide information to auditors as necessary.

How to apply

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Download and complete the application form and submit by email to with the subject heading ‘Finance Manager’.

We are inviting applications on a rolling basis and urge candidates to apply at their earliest convenience. We reserve the right to close the appointment if a candidate is appointed. If you are selected for an interview, you will normally be contacted within two weeks of the closing date. If you do not hear from us within this period, then you should assume that, unfortunately, on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

Trees for Cities is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position. Please let us know if you have any access requirements of which you would like us to be aware during this process.