Legacy Case Manager

Burghfield Common, Reading
£33,842 to £35,833 per annum
25 Sep 2018
25 Oct 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Please note: we reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

Vacancy Details

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Burghfield Common, Reading

Hours: 35 hours per week

Working pattern: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Interview dates: 15th/17th October

We are recruiting a key new role to Guide Dogs. We are looking for a confident and organised individual with proven line management experience to join us on our exciting journey as part of our Legacy Case administration team.

This is a key role which will support the estate administration of the charitable bequests left to Guide Dogs each year. This role will support the team to process the wide variety of different bequests, whilst ensuring excellent records and accuracy. Another key element of this role is to be the key liaison between the Legacy Manager and Finance in terms of financial reporting and income forecasting.

In your application, you will need to evidence, using specific examples, how your skills and experience meet the criteria laid out in the person specification, within the Job Description below.

We cannot provide sponsorship for the role.

Requirements include;

  • Substantial experience in Charity Legacy Administration or Estate Administration within private practice
  • Ability to scrutinise Estate accounts
  • Experience of managing a Legacy administration team
  • Knowledge of Probate Law, Charity Law, UK Tax Law, Fundraising Regulator codes and GDPR principles.

How to apply: Please submit your CV along with a covering letter briefly explaining why you think you are suitable for this role.

Working at Guide Dogs

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives.

We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

As a member of staff, we offer you a wide range of benefits to suit your individual needs. These include; 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days after 3 years' service), flexible benefits package and a defined contribution group personal pension plan.


Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.


Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

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