Assistant Management Accountant

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Based on a full-time equivalent of £26 - £30k

Our vision is to be a family of Generous Churches Making and Nurturing Disciples and we are developing a strategy to meet this vision through goals defined as Reaching those we currently don’t, Growing in discipleship, influence and numbers, underpinned by achieving Sustainable finances. A number of substantial new initiatives to achieve these goals are in detailed planning, and this a challenging and exciting to be involved in our work.

As our organisation grows and develops, an exciting new opportunity has arisen for a highly-organised individual with an aptitude and enthusiasm for finance to join us as Assistant Management Accountant.

The purpose of the role is to assist the Management Accountant and the Director of Finance in providing efficient and insightful management reporting and financial process delivery. It is a forward-looking role, focussed on harnessing our systems and processes to drive the Diocese forwards in its mission.

The post forms part of our small Finance team, based at our open-plan main office at Clifton Moor, York. It is available 20 hours per week, with some flexibility over the working pattern. We offer a competitive salary, good holiday provision, and generous pension arrangements.

In this recruitment we have the flexibility to appoint either a proficient individual with a strong track record in similar roles, or somebody with the right skills and aptitude looking to build a career in this area. The grade and salary offered to the successful applicant will reflect this.

You will assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts, and the delivery of robust and insightful management information. You will assist in various finance process, including processing and reporting on our income, investment transaction processes, month end accounts, payroll and VAT returns. You will provide support to and work with a range of stakeholders within the organisation.

You will ideally bring a strong track record in a similar role, although we do have some flexibility to appoint somebody with aptitude looking to build a career in this area. You will be a highly organised individual used to working under pressure and in a busy office environment. You will have excellent skills in working with people and systems. You will have empathy with the Christian faith and be committed to working in support of our ministry and mission.

About the Process

Further information about the role can be found in the attached job pack.

The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 22 September 2019

Apply online through this website, making use of the questionnaire part of the application to explain why you are interested in this role with us, and how you think your skills, qualities and experience make you suitable for the role.

Interviews for short-listed candidates will be held at our office at Clifton Moor in York on Friday 27 September 2019.

The Diocese of York

The Diocese of York takes in much of North and East Yorkshire, We are a family of 607 churches and 125 schools in 470 parishes, led and guided in their faith and work by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu. York Minster is our principal church.

Our vision is to be a family of Generous Churches Making and Nurturing Disciples. We are currently working through a Diocesan Strategy that focuses on:

  • Reaching those we currently don't
  • Moving to Growth
  • Achieving sustainable finances

We employ around 70 staff, of all faiths and none, in a range of areas including: training for ministry, our work with schools, care for church buildings, and services such as property, finance and other business support. We are values-driven and enable each member of staff to make their best contribution to our goals.

Our official website can be found here: