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Reference: 73117

Date Added: 17 October 2019
Closing Date: 15 November 2019

Job Title: Volunteer Finance Manager

Working For: African Child Trust (ACT)

Location: London

Charity Number: 1158266

Salary: Voluntary

Job Details

African Child Trust (ACT) is a small UK registered Christian charity established with a mission to relieve and alleviate poverty of widows, orphans and other vulnerable children in Africa. At ACT we are passionate about changing lives and giving opportunities to less privilege children and needy widows to achieve their potential in life. ACT is currently working in 8 countries of Africa.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Finance Manager to join our small team and to manage all aspects of our accounting and financial work, internal control process, budgets and financial planning. You will oversee the work of the assistant Finance Officer. Knowledge of the charity sector would be helpful but is not essential. The role will suit a person willing to use their skills to make a difference.


  • Complete month end processes including balance sheet reconciliations
  • Deliver management accounts for Director and Trustees
  • Produce statutory accounts, preparing audit file and participating in the audit examination
  • Manage and monitoring budgets.
  • Claim gift aid on donations
  • Oversee the Assistant Finance Officer


  • Previous experience in Accounting would be desirable
  • Proficient in Accounting processes
  • Ability to multi-task, organise, and prioritise work

We are based in Croydon close to the main stations (5 minutes from West Croydon and 10 minutes from East Croydon). While this role is voluntary, all work expenses will be covered by ACT.

Please note this position is voluntary and therefore hours/days are flexible

W4MP Note:
The role being advertised is a voluntary one. As such, there are no set hours and responsibilities and you should be free to come and go as you wish. If the post demands set hours and/or has a specific job description you may be deemed to be a ‘worker’ and be covered by National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage legislation. See http://www.w4mp.org/jobs-listings-events/jobs/
for more information about National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage.

Closing Date: 15 November 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Shortlisted candidates will be informed and a visit to the office to meet the team will be arranged. Interviews will take place on an ongoing basis.

Application Details

To apply, please send a current CV and covering letter detailing the experience and skills you could bring to the position to Diana Walters at office@africanchildtrust.org.uk. Please note that regrettably we may not be able to respond to every unsuccessful application.

Website: http://www.africanchildtrust.org.uk

Additional Notes