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Reference: 73317

Date Added: 2 November 2019
Closing Date: 18 November 2019

Job Title: Finance and Office Manager

Working For: Onward

Location: London

Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

Job Details

We are looking for an experienced manager to oversee Onward’s office and finances. We expect the role to be part time, and welcome applications from part-time and flexible workers and returners from parental leave. You will be based at Onward's offices in 4 Millbank in Westminster.
Your responsibilities will be split between two key functions:

1. Management of the Onward office

You will be in charge of day to day office services by organizing office operations, including:
Managing office correspondence

  • Dealing with landlord enquiries and Westminster Council on business rates
  • Getting quotes for best value, reviewing and approving supply purchases for Onward
  • Designing and maintaining filing systems
  • Maintain printer and other office equipment and furniture
  • Maintain office efficiency by planning and implementing systems, layouts, and equipment
  • Oversee the onboarding of new staff members including office processes and staff handbook
  • Contribute to team effort by helping to organize staff functions
  • Help set up and attend some Onward events
  • Manage and keep an accurate register of staff holidays
  • Manage staff expense claims


Management of Onward’s finances

You will be responsible for the day to day financial health of Onward. This includes:

  • Accurate monitoring of the day-to-day financial operations within the company, such as monthly payroll, invoicing, expense claims and payments
  • Oversight of all rent, service charges and rates in connection with office premises
  • Work with outside organisations such as accountants, bookkeeping services and banks for tax preparation, auditing, banking and other financial needs as necessary
  • Track the company's financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement
  • Seek out methods for minimising costs and financial risk to the company
  • Monitor donations and aid donor management by monitoring donor requests, receipts and thank you correspondence
  • Provide necessary financial information including monthly management accounts and six month cash flow forecasts
  • Review financial data and work with accountants to prepare annual reports
  • Present financial reports to board members and management (and perhaps potential donors) in formal meetings
  • Understand and adhere to financial regulations and legislation.
  • Maintain petty cash

Closing Date: 18 November 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Start Date: Late-November / Early December 2019
Interviews: 20-22 November 2019

Application Details

Please provide a CV and a covering letter with the subject header ‘Finance and Office Manager’ to office@ukonward.com by 0700.

Website: http://www.ukonward.com

Additional Notes