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Finance and Admin Manager

NFP People
£40000 Per Annum
Closing date
8 Jul 2024

Job Details

Finance and Admin Manager

We are looking for a Finance and Admin Manager to provide first-class finance and business administrative functions for the charity to enable it to successfully deliver its mission to protect the beauty of Cambridge and its environment.

This is a fantastic hybrid, part-time opportunity to join a small, friendly and committed management team where you can make a difference and your work will have an impact, so apply today!

Position: Finance and Admin Manager

Location: Cambridge/hybrid

Hours: Part-time, 21-26 hours per week

Salary: Circa £40,000 per annum pro rata

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: 33 days annual holiday entitlement pro rata, includes allowance for Bank Holidays. Pension contribution of up to 5% of gross pay. Flexible delivery of hours. Remote working options. Free on-site parking

Closing Date: 8 July 2024

The Role

This is an exciting time to join a growing and ambitious local charity. Cambridge is changing rapidly and the organisation is working hard to tackle issues such as the loss of nature, climate change and access to green space.

You will be a key member of the management team, reporting to the Chief Executive and Trustees and contributing to the strategic and operational management of all areas of the organisation.

Main duties and responsibilities include:


  • Management of the charity’s finances and business administration functions.
  • Commissioning and managing a range of service providers and agents.
  • Providing advice to the Board, Management Team and committees.
  • Being the Company Secretary and providing a secretariat to the Board of Trustees and Finance Committee.


You will be joining a team of 14 staff (6 full and 8 part-time) supported by over 100 volunteers and assisted by contracted field teachers, advisors and service providers.

We are looking for someone who can work between 21-26 hours per week, offered on a flexible basis to fit around other commitments that you may have in your life.

About You

To be successful in the role you will be supportive of the causes and will use your financial and business administration skills to ensure the charity can make a difference.

You will bring with you the following key skills and experience:


  • Preparing end-of-year group accounts with auditors.
  • Cash handling, banking, paying invoices, etc. and managing systems for this.
  • Experience of using financial systems to produce monthly management accounts.
  • Experience of appointing and managing service providers.
  • Office management, recruiting and managing staff and providing support services.
  • Excellent IT skills (spreadsheets, Microsoft Office suite, database management).
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Experience of providing secretariat functions.
  • Positive outlook and ability to work across teams.


This role also includes responsibility for the charity’s IT and HR functions (although the specialist aspects of this work are outsourced). We are looking for a candidate who has some knowledge/experience in these areas but where that is not the case, there will be options for training and development.

You will be asked to submit your CV and a Cover Letter as part of the application process.

About the Organisation

The charity care for the green setting of Cambridge and its most valuable landscapes and are working to enhance and connect them for nature and people. They inspire people of all ages to get outdoors and help them to enjoy, learn about and get involved with their local environment, heritage and culture.

The organisation helps to protect, celebrate and improve the important built heritage of the Cambridge area.

People are key and the charity aspire to create an inclusive workspace that is free from discrimination, where differences are valued, everyone can be themselves and succeed.

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PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.


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01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR

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