Finance Manager

 Part-time 21 hrs per week (circa £32,000 FTE)

Rural Community Council of Essex (RCCE) is a growing, countywide charity looking for a Finance    Manager to support the delivery of its strategy through the provision of financial services.

 The post will provide a range of financial management services including the processing of invoices, payroll data, reconciliation of bank accounts, submission of VAT returns, preparation of the charity’s annual statutory accounts, annual return, budget and financial forecasts, and the maintenance of financial systems and records.

 The successful candidate will have:

-          Ideally three years’ experience in an accountancy role, preferably in the charity sector;

-          ACA/ACCA/CIMA/AAT qualification or equivalent experience is desirable;

-          Experience in the use of Sage 50 or similar accountancy software;

-          Experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook;

-          Experience of preparing statutory accounts and a knowledge of statutory regulations;

-          The ability to communicate confidently with staff, management at all levels, both verbally and in writing;

-          Ability to work without close supervision;

-          An attention to detail.

 This post will normally be based at the RCCE offices at Feering, near Colchester, but is home based at the moment owing to the pandemic. You are required to have a full driving licence and access to a car.

For more information about the role please click on the links below.

Click here for  Job description and to apply Application Form.

RCCE Equal opportunities monitoring questionnaire.

To apply you must complete an application form and an equality monitoring form.


 Application deadline: 12 noon Friday 27th August 2021

 To apply please provide either a curriculum vitae, details of 2 referees and a covering letter (maximum 2 sides of A4) setting out your qualities and how you meet the requirements of this post.

Or complete an application form and an equality monitoring form - which can be downloaded from the website or by contacting RCCE:

 Please send all applications electronically to: Sara Ward (Administrator) – 

RCCE registered charity no. 1097009 Registered company no. 4609624