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Revenue and Project Accountant, Maidenhead



As well as our core Chartered responsibilities we also provide services to Member Governments, external sponsors and other funders on an agency basis, and to monitor the financial aspects of this activity we are looking to appoint a Revenue and Project Accountant, based at our Head Office in Maidenhead.

Responsible for supporting the development of new fiscal structures and income streams from grants, special projects and membership activities, and ensuring compliance with Charity Commission as well as managing and controlling all financial and contractual aspects of current agency activity on behalf of the Commission, the successful applicant will be qualified CIMA/ACCA/equivalent or qualified by experience.

We are looking for a strong communicator, with excellent interpersonal skills, who will be able to work under their own initiative, utilising excellent planning and organising to prioritise and deliver as a member of the larger Commission team. The successful applicant will provide business partner support to the Agency and Project  Manager and external affairs activities including co-ordinating the annual budget, monthly management accounts, quarterly reforecasts, and reporting of the accounts both internally and externally to customers/funders.

Key responsibilities will include:

• Supporting  the Agency and Project Manager in driving and creating financially robust business models for noncore income streams to ensure full recovery of all costs
• Pro-actively managing and improving  transparency and financial efficiency of noncore income activities
• Driving and supporting  a customer focussed commercial approach to non-core income activity
• Streamlining Agency Budget, Forecasting & Reporting Processes
• Refining annual calculation of the costing model, including hourly rates, local overhead and head office overhead allocation
• Consolidation of all non-core income activity Budgets and Quarterly reforecasts
• Controlling  quarterly forecast process to manage and enable corrective action if forecast expenditures and incomes are materially different from budgeted level
• Ensuring Areas are coding costs for non-core income correctly and that all costs are being booked on a timely basis
• Signing off on monthly tasking estimates, internally with the Areas and externally with the Customer/Sponsor, when required to do so 
• Preparing  quarterly summaries and all relevant documentation required for the management meetings with funders and making  necessary grant submissions and claims on a timely basis
• Managing  and reporting  the non-core Income Financial and Commercial Risks
• Monthly reporting and variance analysis
• Preparing  monthly Trial Balance reconciliation, Income, Costs & Balance Sheet reconciliations and ensure compliance with the relevant Income recognition policies
• Controlling, including Invoicing & Credit Control for all non-core income other than investments and legacies
• Working on a continuous basis with Commission-wide Finance & Operations Teams
• Control of and timing of Actual Spend versus budget

Knowledge & qualifications/experience required

• CIMA, ACCA qualified or QBE or equivalent qualifications
• Sound Commercial approach by increasing profitability, achieving margin improvements
• Initiates and drives change and streamlining of processes and activities
• Costing models
• Charity Sector experience including SORP accounting
• Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Strong VAT knowledge
• Prior working experience of Microsoft Dynamics GP (desirable)
• Compliance with: Grant Funding Agreements and Charity Commission requirements
• Right to work in the UK

The salary range is from £40k to £46k with excellent Group Pension Plan, generous annual leave and a childcare voucher scheme.

For further information the full job description can be found here.  

To apply for this exciting role please send your application letter, stating what you feel you could bring to the post, together with your CV to  recruitment@cwgc.org.

Closing date for applications: 09.00 am Friday 20 May 2016. 

 

 

Digital Coordinator, Maidenhead 

 

We are currently looking for a Digital Coordinator to work on the CWGC's day-to-day community presence across all social media platforms. They will also assist in developing and reviewing content across CWGC's full digital portfolio, including website, social media, blog, apps and e-newsletter.

With a passion for Web and Social Media the successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, show great attention to detail combined with the ability to balance multiple projects at once. They will deliver written material in a clear concise form using their excellent communication and copywriting skills.

Key responsibilities will include:

• Works on the CWGC's day-to-day community presence across all social media networking sites, including: Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, Tumblr and YouTube
• Works closely with the Social Media Manager to ensure consistent messaging and tone of voice
• Works closely with the Social Media Manager to develop and maintain a weekly digital content calendar
• Works with the enquiries team to handle the day-to-day feedback/ enquiries received via social media
• Assists with creation of content across the CWGC's digital portfolio, including: website, social media, blog, apps and e-newsletter
• Develops compelling copy to engage both new and existing audiences
• Ensures content is relevant for digital media, focusing on SEO and accessibility
• Edits content from a wide range of sources and stakeholders to ensure it is suitable for publication online
• Ensures content remains fresh and engaging through the use of videos, infographics, imagery etc.
• Generates fresh ideas to maximize the company's website conversion and SEO results
• Supports the Social Media Manager on social media campaigns, surrounding key anniversary dates and other communications objectives
• Monitors and analyses trends in digital content activity and engagement to maximise results and inform development of approach.

A professional copywriting, marketing or journalism qualification together with at least 2 years experience in writing for social media platforms and uploading website content via CMS. 

We are offering a salary £24,240 per annum. 

You must have right to work in the UK and a Drivers Licence. For further information the full job description can be found here.  

To apply please send a copy of your CV plus a covering letter showing how you would shine in the role to recruitment@cwgc.org   

Closing date for applications: 09.00 am Friday 6 May 2016.