Finance & Legacies Manager

24 hours per week

Competitive Rate of Pay

Horses and Ponies Protection Association are looking to recruit a part time Finance & Legacies Manager. The role is offered on a permanent, part time basis with a flexible working pattern that will likely equate to a 3-day working week (can be split over 4 or 5 shorter days to suit the successful candidate).

The Charities key income streams are charitable giving, legacies, trading and fundraising activities. Existing financial controls benefit from the use of QuickBooks software. The successful candidate will take a lead role in ensuring an efficient day-to-day accounting lifecycle to include invoice management, banking, budget control and forecasting, management accounting, cash management, VAT and payroll. The role will sit on the senior management team and report directly to the CEO and will liaise directly with the charity Treasurer.

The role responsibilities in general will be to provide accurate information and administrative support to the Management team, working closely with the Treasurer to report charitable income.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • The proficient management of all financial accounts.
  • Completion of monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Prepare Financial Reports for the Board of Trustees.
  • Preparing forecasts and targets to identify trends and variances to budgets / forecasts.
  • Management of onsite and online finance functions.
  • Building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure best practice
  • Work closely with Managers to form an understanding of key cost drivers, profit and loss reporting, GP Margins.
  • Providing appropriate analysis and recommendations to influence key decisions.
  • Review key risks and identify potential risks.
  • Ensuring financial controls are robust and fit for purpose.
  • Line management of the Accounts Assistant.
  • Management of legacy cases, their efficient administration, forecasting and liaising with stakeholders.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Experience in a similar level role and the above requirements.
  • Ability to influence key decision makers at all level.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting processes and terminology.
  • People management experience and excellent communication skills.
  • Either relevant financial qualifications (AAT / CIMA etc.), training towards them or be qualified by experience.

The role would be particularly well suited to an experienced, qualified individual (AAT or professionally qualified ACA/ACCA) with either hospitality or charity-based finance experience. The post holder will line manage the accounts assistant and work alongside a professional and caring team that are passionate about animal welfare and the success of the charity.

To request further information

(Job Description & Person Specification)

Email Sarah Arthur [email protected]

Call 01282455992

To apply

Send a CV and a covering letter to

Sarah Arthur by email [email protected]

Shores Hey Farm, Blackhouse Lane, Off Halifax Road, Briercliffe, Burnley, BB10 3QU


Closing Date: 28th July 2021 12 noon

Interviews: Week Commencing 9th August 2021


Digital Communications Manager

12 Months Maternity Cover

40 hours per week

9am – 5pm

Monday – Friday 

Competitive Salary

This role focuses on enhancing and developing the existing digital engagement strategy across all of the Charity’s online content. Working with the Development Team, Equine Team and Digital Team delivering multiple digital and technical projects across a range of platforms. Responsible for ensuring all charity websites are continually improved and their content is up-to-date / showcases the Charity’s mission. Monitor and develop the content and engagement strategies.

The successful candidate will have the relevant digital skills and experience to effectively project manage virtual supporter interaction alongside line managing the Graphic Designer. Be able to foster and maintain working relationships with third party digital suppliers and agencies.

To be considered for this role, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Experience of using digital analytics platforms and software
  • A good understanding of SEO
  • Knowledge of using WordPress
  • Experience of database management (Etapestry)
  • A solid understanding of the various channels of digital marketing and their application
  • Experience of usability testing methodologies.

Technical Skills Required:

  • Experience in using Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Premiere Pro, Photoshop).
  • An eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Enthusiastic, innovative and creative.
  • At least 5 years’ experience of working in a digital marketing role.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a talented team within a respected Charity doing great work.

Click here to view the job description. Click here to view the person specification.

To request further information

Email April Manning

[email protected]

Call 01282 455992

To apply

Send a CV and a covering letter to

April Manning by email: [email protected]

by post: Shores Hey Farm, Blackhouse Lane, Off Halifax Road,

Briercliffe, Burnley, BB10 3QU. 

Closing date – 9th August 2021

Interviews Week Commencing – 16th August 2021

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