Vacancy: Finance Manager, Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

This is a great opportunity for someone seeking flexible/part-time working. You would be working as part of the small, friendly and highly motivated Chamber team supporting an interesting range of activities and projects.

The Chamber is a vibrant and expanding organisation at the heart of Cumbria’s business community, delivering activity in Cumbria and around the north west of England.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Ensuring the systems and processes that are necessary to achieve the company objectives in finance & support services are fully implemented and integrated
  • Line managing the Finance Administrator
  • Liaising with and supporting as appropriate the other functional departments
  • Working with the finance team to set and agree targets, outputs and action plans to ensure achievement of relevant company activities
  • Ensuring the systems and processes necessary to achieve the company’s objectives in finance and support services are fully implemented and integrated
  • Ensuring robust recording, reporting, appraisal and monitoring systems are in place
  • Preparation of management and statutory accounts and responsibility for corporation tax, PAYE & VAT
  • Financial and management reporting to the Chief Executive and, in relation to projects, Project Managers

Specifically with regard to the BSUS & Growth Hub ERDF projects

  • Financial administration activities related to the projects and project staff (excluding claims and budgets)
  • Payment of partners
  • Supporting project budget development
  • Financial recording and reporting, and supporting forecasting, specific to the projects
  • Project cashflow management
  • Checking of financial elements of claims and supporting claim development
  • Other supporting activity as required
  • Note that this role is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

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