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Finance Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are looking for an experienced Finance Manager to manage our daily financial operations and apply their experience to the improvement of our tax compliance and Customer Records Management system processes, while the permanent post holder is seconded to a system implementation project.

The initial term of this role will be 8 months in line with the project timeline, but extension may be an option.

Interview Date: 2 April 2020

Role Responsibility

The Finance Manager is expected to retain line management responsibilities for the processing, system and technical teams – but this role will be responsible for the day to day running of these areas, ensuring a high quality transactional processing service and providing technical financial and taxation analysis, reporting and support to the Head of Finance, Director of Corporate Services and stakeholders across the charity.

The Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate would have experience of working in the charity sector and a sound understanding of charity-specific rules such as VAT partial exemption.

They would be people-focussed and excited to help Diabetes UK maintain a highly effective Finance Team through a period of change.

Package Description

What we can offer you: 

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays 
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,500 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working as part of our approach to activity based working
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life  
  • Annual season ticket loan (on completion of your probation period)
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities 
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme (eligible for scheme if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)

*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.

About the Company

Diabetes is the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time.  There are currently 3.8 million people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes, and 1 million more with undiagnosed Type 2.

We are working to make sure that those affected by diabetes get the best care and support they need to live well with their condition and avoid life-changing complications.  We're leading the way by funding critical research, improving healthcare and treatment so we can reach our vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.

Diabetes UK staff are motivated and experienced and extremely passionate about helping people affected by diabetes.  We have been fighting for people with diabetes for more than 80 years and changed millions of lives thanks to the new treatments, technology and policy changes we've been behind.

But there's more to do.  And you can be part of it.

We're a diverse bunch and as a charity we recognise and respect the value of everyone.

We've recently been awarded a One Star Accreditation status by Best Companies.  And this year we were named 65th in the top 100 not-for-profit organisations in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list. 

We're committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment.

We have a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.  If you’d like to be part of that, why not join us? 

To learn more about the work we do - Click here

Diabetes UK

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