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Finance Manager

  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Organisation: British Ice Skating
  • Salary: £26,000 - £28,000
  • Closing Date: 13 February 2019 | Finance

Finance Manager

Salary: £26,000 - £28,000

Location: Sheffield

About the Finance Manager position

The Finance Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing all the financial reporting of the Association’s operations

In line with our Equality and Diversity Policy we are keen to achieve a more diverse workforce and would welcome applications from those communities under-represented in sport, in particular people from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and women.

British Ice Skating is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

• Produce monthly management accounts including Income and Expenditure reports and other reports as required

• Process monthly payroll including all HMRC and workplace pension submissions, payroll year end, general payroll queries and related issues. Ensure all current legislation and practices in relation to payroll and pension schemes are adhered to

• Manage all Sales Ledger transactions – ensure sales invoices are raised accurately and in a timely manner, record payments received, credit control, investigate and resolve any queries

• Manage all Purchase Ledger transactions – ensure all transactions are coded and authorised correctly and in accordance with current procedures, process BACS and international payments as required, investigate and resolve any queries

• Proactively lead with the preparation of the annual budget, supporting the CEO and budget holders in the preparation of their budgets. Report on actual results against budget

• Produce year end accounts for the external accountants to use as a basis for their statutory accounts. Liaise with the external accountants throughout the year end / audit process

• Quarterly VAT (using partial exemptions rules)

• Control of bank accounts including monthly reconciliations

• Distribute any prize money received in a timely manner. Return necessary forms to the Organising Committee to confirm distribution

• Responsible for bi-annual stock take of Skate UK merchandise, investigate any variances and take corrective action as necessary

• Maintain robust and adequate financial internal control system and cash management

• Comply with and review policies and procedures set out in the Finance Manual. In conjunction with the CEO implement financial structures as required within the association

• Represent the finance function at Audit Committee meetings, producing and providing reports required at the meetings, including Cash Flow Forecasts

• Assist with financial aspects of grant applications and ensure accurate processing and reporting of grant income

• Assist with the transition from an operational board of portfolio directors to a strategic board of directors

• Assist the CEO and Board of Directors with the development of the Association’s Strategic Plan and provide financial information as necessary

• Liaise with and report to external bodies (e.g. ISU, UK Sport, Sport England and British Olympic Association) to ensure a sound and successful working relationship • Oversee financial aspects of British Ice Skating’s associated companies including Skate Scotland and British Ice Skating Charitable Trust

• Deal with foreign currency on an ad hoc basis

• Undertake any other duties as reasonably required

How to apply

Please see for the Job Description and Person Specification along with the Equality Monitoring Form.

To apply, please send your CV, together with a covering letter that explains what motivates you to apply and how you meet our requirements, along with the Equality Monitoring Form, by email to:

Please note the training for this job will be held at the current offices in Nottingham, with the permanent working location to be Sheffield from Monday 15th April. Travel costs during the training will be covered.

The closing date for applications is 13 February 2019

Interviews for short-listed applicants will be held on 20 February 2019

Start date for the successful candidate is 25 March 2019

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