Financial Reporting Manager


30 hours per week - Permanent

Salary: £45 - £50k pro rata depending on experience (£36 - £40k based on 30 hours per week)

Location: UK wide, with hubs in Cornwall, Dorset and London

Closing date for applications: 3 February 2022

As Crowdfunder’s Financial Reporting Manager, you’ll be a central member of the team. This is a great opportunity for a qualified and experienced accountant to further their career in a lively, ambitious and entrepreneurial business that’s committed to making a meaningful difference for society and the world.

Responsibilities and Duties

Ready to help change the world?

We’re looking for a financial reporting manager who is entrepreneurial, a strong communicator and has proven experience of taking ownership of financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting and analysis.

The role is much more than just the nuts and bolts of the numbers though. We need someone who will combine being an approachable, go-to contact for day to day internal enquiries with the ability to closely with our Head of Finance to take our information to the next level, supporting company-wide decision making, looking to the future, making recommendations to streamline our processes and giving back more time to focus on the real value-adding stuff.

In short, this isn’t a boring, dusty role - you’ll be joining a growing business, investing in its future with huge ambitions to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges.

Required Competencies

Our expectations of the role and the successful candidate are high. The successful candidate will demonstrate:

•  Experienced accountant qualified by a recognised body (ACCA, CIMA, ACA)

•  Thorough working knowledge of accounting software e.g. Xero, Float & Syft

•  Ability to lead on complex projects, taking responsibility for successful completion.

•  Experience of working cross-functionally in a small/medium sized organisation.

•  Comfortable working on the front line, adapting to change and creating pragmatic solutions.

•  An entrepreneurial attitude with the ability to adapt to a fast moving environment.

Specific Duties

Ownership of the production of monthly financial statements

Providing information to senior stakeholders

Supporting the accounts assistant to ensure entries are processed correctly

Assisting with budget setting and monitoring variances

Producing accurate SPL and SFP forecasts

Maintaining detailed cash flow forecasts

Leading on processes around streamlining, automation and improvement

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

The following experience is highly desirable for this role:

Demonstrable success in fundraising or crowdfunding

Working in fast-paced start-up / scale-up businesses

Working Pattern

We’re pretty flexible at Crowdfunder and our normal working week is four out of five days or 30 hours. This gives us the time to follow our passions, work on side projects and get the most out of balancing work with life and everything in between.

The salary for this role is £36k - £40k for a 30 hour week (based on a full time salary of £45k - £50k) and we are happy to be flexible around when and where those hours are worked.

Life at Crowdfunder

Crowdfunder exists to tackle today’s challenges by making ideas happen. Together we want to change the world, inspire the crowd and be a good business.

We believe that everyone is a philanthropist in the making and they should have the power to make positive change in their communities.

Crowdfunder is a highly commercial operation, but it’s also a caring one. We’re as far from a stuffy, corporate environment as can be, but we do work smart. We have a commercial concentration that is second to none, and our focus is on enabling our project owners to achieve their targets and outcomes. This takes a certain sort of ambition and determination, which is why we have a vibrant, intuitive way of doing business that makes Crowdfunder a great place to work.

Apply for this job

If you're interested in this position, please reach out to us via email to [email protected] with an up to date CV and a cover letter detailing why you believe you are the right candidate to join our team.