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Reporting to the Health and Safety Manager, your role will assist in ensuring that The Severn Valley Railway meets the necessary legislative obligations and to help drive the continuous improvement of health and safety throughout the railway. To facilitate the implementation of developing health and safety policies and practices to make sure all staff and volunteers are adhering to these standards. To provide advice, support and guidance regarding Health and Safety practises.
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Severn Valley Railway
This is a fantastic opportunity to bring your finance skills to this vibrant and growing heritage charity. The Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust is a separate entity to the SVR Holdings Company who operate and run this much-loved attraction. The Trust’s focus is to help secure the future of the Severn Valley Railway through donations, grants, and sponsorship. The position of Finance Manager will be an integral part of the team and responsible for the efficient co-ordination and maintenance of the charity's accounts, ensuring the smooth operation and financial compliance of the Trust.
You will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the finance function of the organisation and will work closely with the Trust’s Director of Development and Fundraising Co-ordinator. There is a part-time finance administration support for processing.
You will be solely responsible for maintaining the Trust’s financial records including processing transactions; preparing and maintaining the Trust’s nominal accounts; monitoring bank accounts; contributing to funding applications and financial reporting.
The charity is VAT registered, so an understanding of VAT as well as Gift Aid issues, or a willingness to learn, will be essential. You will have excellent attention to detail and be able to communicate well both within the organisation and externally. You will be an integral part of the team and will need to be able to clearly explain financial requirements to colleagues without a financial background. You will ideally have experience of Xero accounting system and fundraising CRM packages.
Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust
1 Comberton Place,
Severn Valley Railway
1 Comberton Place
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