Finance Officer (AITC)

  • Brighton & Hove Albion FC
  • Brighton, UK
  • 20 Feb, 2021
Full time Community Finance

Job Description

Who are Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club?
Albion in the Community (AITC) are the official charity of Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club. Through the power of football and the brand of Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club, AITC are committed to delivering high-quality, accessible opportunities that improve the health and wellbeing, education and aspirations of our community.
 
The job
AITC are looking for an individual to join the charity as a key member of the finance team. This is an exciting opportunity to join Brighton & Hove Albion's official charity to play a vital and central part in ensuring the good financial health of the charity.
 
What does the day to day look like?
Working closely with the Head of Finance and Operations, you will have specific responsibility for the daily operations of the finance function, alongside providing excellent and accurate financial services to both internal and external partners. You will work alongside the Finance Assistant to ensure all income and expenditure is recorded into the charity¿s accounts programme. Given the nature of the role, you will have monthly deadlines to work to, so it will be imperative that you have great organisational skills and work well to tight deadlines.
 
What we need
The successful candidate will need to hold a recognised financial qualification or be working towards this as well as proven financial and accountancy experience. It would be beneficial to have experience in financial accounting software (Sage 50) and an understanding of charitable accounting and SORP.
 
Our values
Values play a pivotal role in the success of the charity. Our values aren¿t just a list of words we expect our people to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors - in fact, with anyone who interacts in anyway with our brand. Each year we hold awards where peer to peer nominations are recorded. Those with the most nominations take away awards for their commitment to AITC values. 
Our values are:
  • Commitment
  • Respect
  • Quality
  • Teamwork
 
What is in it for you?
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but not limited to:
 
  • Free lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Local travel discounts
  • Discounts at the Club¿s superstore and website
  • Health benefits including eye care
  • Discounts and benefits for local businesses
 
Disability Confident 
Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud to be a disability confident employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our People and Culture team. 
 
Equality Statement
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club celebrates and values the diversity brought by employees, potential employees, casual workers, potential casual workers, players, potential players, applicants, supporters, participants on community programmes and customers and believes the Club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, thus allowing it to meet the needs of a diverse population within a multi-cultural society. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. 
 
Safeguarding Statement 
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
 
Deadline Day: 4 March 2021.