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Finance Manager

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH)
Post date
19 December 2023
Closing date
14 January 2024
Church Lane, Milton, Cambridge, CB24 6AB
circa £55,000 per annum, experience dependent
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
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East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) supports families and cares for children and young people with life threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Over the past 30 years, EACH has developed an enviable reputation in the field of children’s palliative care.

We are the largest provider of palliative and end of life care and support for children and their families in East Anglia, delivering a comprehensive range of services in our hospices, family homes, hospital and wider community.

All three of our hospices; The Nook (Norfolk), The Treehouse (Ipswich) and Milton (Cambridge) were rated OUTSTANDING by the Care Quality Commission

Finance Manager – hybrid working, Milton office / home working

(Internal job title, Head of Finance)

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Permanent Contract

Salary: circa £55,000 per annum, experience dependent

Comprehensive range of benefits:

  • Free onsite parking & Subsidised meals
  • Flexibility of hybrid working
  • Enhanced Annual leave Entitlement – 27 days + 8 UK Bank Holidays
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • AVIVA pension package – up to 7% Employer Contribution inc Life Assurance
  • NHS pension – continuation of if already contributing
  • Free Eye Tests & Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Are you:

An experienced and qualified accountant (ACMA, ACA or ACCA) / finance professional who wants to work within a very rewarding children’s charity?

Do you have:

A proven ability to consult and influence a variety of stakeholders internally and externally and to build credibility as a trusted financial manager and advisor?

Experience as an inspiring line manager, accustomed to managing multiple projects to tight deadlines?

Excellent IT skills and an interest in developing technology to improve processes.

The role:

Reports directly to the Director of Finance, IT and Facilities.

A Senior role in the charity & a member of the Operational Management Team.

Managing a team of five people with Financial Control for all aspects of financial management and reporting for the charity.


The provision of a high-quality accounting service to the charity and its subsidiaries to include all financial services and monthly and consolidated annual reporting.

Lead on the development of finance IT systems including the introduction of new technology to improve processes and integrate systems between different parts of the organisation.

Manage the budget process and regular financial forecasts.

Support managers with performance monitoring and ensure effective control of resources including cash management.

Ensuring compliance with financial legislation and best practice.

Manage tender processes for financial services and contracts.

Manage internal and external audit requirements and monitor and report on financial risk within the organisation.

Closing date: 14th January 2024

Interviews: 26th / 29th January 2024

At EACH, we are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community and from eligible candidates from BAME backgrounds. EACH is also committed to the recruitment and retention of people with disabilities.

EACH is proud to be Investors in People accredited.

EACH reserves the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive a sufficient number of applications.

This post is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check prior to appointment.

It is a criminal offence for people who are barred from working in Regulated Activity (under the Safeguarding and Vulnerable Groups Act 2006) to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with that particular group.

EACH has a legal responsibility to ensure that its employees have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to verification that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.

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