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Regional Bursar
Missionary Society of St Columban
  • Salary £22,000 - £26,000 per year (Full-Time Equivalent £30,000-35,000 per annum)
  • Location Solihull, West Midlands
  • Job Type Permanent, Part-time
  • Category Finance
  • Sectors Faith-based
  • Job Reference : RB-SC-J21

Job Description

The Society of Saint Columban in Britain is seeking a part-time Regional Bursar to join its team, based at St. Columban's in Solihull. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated professional to contribute to the mission work of the Columbans in Britain.

The Society of Saint Columban

The Society of Saint Columban is a Roman Catholic organization whose members work for the spread of the Christian message in Asian, European, and South American countries. Supporting communities of Christian faith, relieving poverty and hardship, promoting dialogue and reconciliation among people of different races, cultures, and religions, and caring for the natural environment are the principal activities of our members.

The incumbent should be a self-motivated person with a versatile approach. The successful candidate should possess excellent communication and presentation skills. He/she must be a problem solver and an effective team player. In addition, the incumbent should be approachable and must maintain high level of accuracy, confidentiality, and integrity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage payroll system.
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns.
  • Administration and management of SAGE accounting system.
  • Prepare annual financial accounts and statutory returns.
  • Manage invoices and receipts.
  • Oversee day-to-day cash management.
  • Manage Charity accounts
  • Maintenance of financial records
  • Manage annual budget and financial statements.
  • Handle annual financial audits.
  • Financial management of the Charity’s property and buildings.
  • Manage charity purchases and inventory.
  • Prepare regular financial reports for the Regional Director, the Trustees and budget holders.
  • Financial planning and preparation of cash flow forecast reports.

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • AAT level 4 (professional diploma in accounting) or equivalent is a minimum requirement.
  • Strong ICT skills, with a working knowledge of spreadsheets.
  • Solid payroll & bookkeeping experience.
  • Solid experience in SAGE accounting system.
  • 2-3 years of experience in a similar environment.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.