We are looking for a compassionate and friendly finance professional to join our senior management team. If you believe in our ethos and want to make a difference, get in touch.

Job Description

The post holder will be responsible for the following:


  • Maintain appropriate and comprehensive finance and accounting policies and procedures including payment authorisations, cash management etc.
  • Provide clear and accurate financial information, budgets and forecasts to the trustees, COO,fundraising team and other departments as required.
  • Manage strategic relationship with key partner organisations such as bookkeepers/auditors/payroll providers/bank etc.
  • Overall responsibility, with support from the external bookkeeper and internal staff, for:
  • Ensuring accurate recording and maintenance of finance data, including accurate classification of income.
  • Ensuring balance sheet and bank is reconciled and reviewed monthly.
  • Preparing and developing monthly Management Accounts.
  • Oversee preparation of the annual financial statements and manage the external audit.
  • Oversee payroll and pension process, engaging with external payroll support, including administering monthly payroll and authorising weekly payroll.

Legal and compliance

  • Overall responsibility for compliance with all legislation / codes.
  • Ensure Companies House, Charity Commission, HMRC and Pensions Regulator requirementsare met in a timely fashion.

Risk management

  • Overall responsibility for risk management, including timely and accurate completion of riskassessments, maintaining and developing the organisation's risk register, and procuring andmaintaining appropriate insurance cover.
  • Overall responsibility for health and safety, with support from the HR Manager and other staff.


  • Overall responsibility for information technology across the organisation, which is implemented day-to-day by the IT support providers and Office Manager.

People Management

  • Support and line manage a team of five.
  • Conduct regular supervision meetings and performance appraisals.

Senior Management Team

  • Operate as part of the Glass Door senior management team, with a particular remit to ensure that we are fulfilling our financial and compliance objectives.
  • Support the CEO and colleagues in setting the strategic direction for Glass Door.
  • Represent the CEO on internal or external matters, if appropriate.

Working for Glass Door

We’re a collaborative team of 28 permanent and approximately 35 seasonal staff, who love making a positive impact.

Glass Door provides its employees a full induction as well as learning and development opportunities and access to our employee wellbeing programme. We offer interest-free season ticket loans and a cycle-to-work scheme.

We operate an equal opportunities policy and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. Although Glass Door services normally take place within churches or church-owned properties, please note individuals with connections to a variety of faiths or none work for, volunteer at, and use the services of Glass Door.

Our headquarters are located in the heart of Chelsea, close to both Sloane Square and South Kensington tube stations.

To apply

Download the candidate pack and send your CV and cover letter (no more than two pages) to [email protected] by 9am on Monday 8 June 2020. Interviews will be held in June.

Start Date

The start date will be early July, depending on notice period and/or Covid-19 restrictions/ practicalities.