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We are looking for an Accounts Manager to join our small, busy team

This is a part-time post: hours flexible to meet office needs, 9 hours a week, up to £24,400 pro rata, 5 weeks holiday pro rata, working from our Branch Office at Blackboys near uckfield.

After 20 years with CPRE, our wonderful office Accounts Manager is leaving us and we are looking for her replacement. If you love the countryside and are interested in its future prosperity, please consider joining us.

Supporting the Treasurer and Director, your role will be to manage and oversee the accounting and wider financial aspects of the Charity. A key member of the team, you will also be a vital point of contact for our members and the public.

As someone with good analytical skills, who pays close attention to detail and is happy to work independently, you will be responsible for ensuring our financial records are maintained to a high standard using the SAGE Accounting and Payroll software systems. You will also prepare and produce the quarterly and annual accounts and oversee the payroll system making sure staff are paid correctly on time and that reports are made to HMRC.

Liaising with the Charity’s auditors, you will also have responsibility for monitoring our investments, reporting to the Board of Trustees and administering our banking, pension scheme, gift aid and legacies.

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To apply, please email a letter of application and CV showing how you meet the essential and desirable requirements in the job description. If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please call CPRE Sussex Director, Kia Trainor, on 07964894333. The closing date for applications is Monday, 25th February. Interviews will be held on Friday, 15th March at our office in Blackboys.


Front page photo: Deer in Wadham Park, © Fraser Elliot


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