Ealing Law Centre is currently looking for an exceptional Finance Officer to head our finance operations. You will be working with an award winning team committed to providing free legal services for the community. As Finance Officer you will be responsible for maintaining our financial systems, producing a quarterly financial report including management accounts for our Trustee Board and statutory financial reporting to the Charity Commission, and Companies House.
You will work closely with the Director/Supervising Solicitor, Treasurer of Ealing Law Centre as well as other staff. The post holder will support functions such as setting up and management of budgets, processing of invoices and transactions, preparing financial reports for funders, providing support during the annual auditing process to ensure all financial and compliance requirements are met and keeping accurate financial records. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of the Ealing Law Centre as it brings its services to the heart of the community in its new offices at Hanwell Community Library and to develop your skills.
This role is suitable for a candidate with an accounting background, qualification/or qualified by experience, who
- has an excellent understanding and experience of financial planning
- is well organised with a high level of attention to detail
- is able to communicate effectively with financial and non-financial staff
- has the ability to both organise and prioritise your own workload, and
- work flexibly and pro-actively. skills and experience at the same time.
How to Apply
Complete the online application form below.
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Join Ealing Law Centre as a trustee!
We are looking for people who share our values and vision.
Ealing Law centre is an award winning Law Centre based at Hanwell Community Library. Ealing Law Centre exists to tackle unmet legal need. Its principal activity is the provision of legal advice and assistance to people in need -mainly, those living or working in the London Borough of Ealing. We have recently co-located with Hanwell Community Library and are entering an exciting stage of our development.
Trustees are responsible for helping set strategic direction, managing risk and scrutinising work, policies and finances, working alongside our incredible staff team. We are looking to appoint additional Trustees to join our team. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/charity-trustee-whats-involved
This is a rewarding voluntary role.
Who we are looking for:
You do not need to have previous experience of being a trustee as mentoring will be provided. We are particularly looking for people with one or more of the following skills and experience:
- Understanding of finances, especially charity accounting and /or legal aid.
- Local connections within other community groups or organisations within the London Borough of Ealing.
- Knowledge of Immigration law
- Communications, marketing and IT
- Commitment to the organisation and ability to work as part of the team.
We would also welcome applications from people with one or more of the following skills and experience:
- Human resources
- Grant making
Minimum time commitment required :
- Board meetings x 4 per year – up to 2 hours plus reading material ahead of time
- Strategy day
If you are interested in the idea of being a trustee but want to know a little more, we will be more than happy to chat with you. We particularly encourage applicants from under-represented groups and those with lived experience of our service.
Please contact email@example.com for more information and an application form.
Closing date for applications is 11 February 2022
We look forward to hearing from you!