Finance & Data Manager

We are looking for a new addition to join our senior management team. Your role will be to lead the organisation’s day-to-day finance activities including routine transactions, budgeting, restricted fund accounting and reporting, as well as data management and reporting.

This is a key role in our management team, not only supporting the CEO and service managers, but also playing an integral part in shaping the strategic direction and development of our remarkable organisation.

The post is open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1) and is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

3 or 4 days a week
Exeter / Remote – minimum one day a week to be spent our central Exeter office

Job Description

The Finance and Data Manager will lead the organisation’s daily, weekly and monthly finance activities including routine transactions (petty cash, purchase orders, bank reconciliations), budgeting, restricted fund accounting and financial reporting. As a key member of the team, you will be providing a full range of financial and data support to the SMT and Board of Trustees, producing regular data reports for our funders, and contributing to the strategic direction of the organisation.

Skills and Person Specifications

You will be ACCA/CIMA Part Qualified or Qualified – a minimum of 2 years’ experience of complex budget management, including restricted funding or project accounting is essential. You will also have excellent IT skills with strong Excel and ideally a good working knowledge of Xero accounting software. Accuracy is key, as there will be lots of data to report on, at any given time, to government and private funders.

You will be able to write reports and explain accounting data to non-finance trained staff and trustees, so your communication skills will be of paramount importance and not to be underestimated.

It is essential that you have a good understanding of the organisation’s commitment to supporting those who have experienced sexual violence, its feminist ethos and its trauma-informed approach to supporting survivors. It is our core belief that violence against women and girls is both a cause and a consequence of gender inequality.

Reporting to the CEO, this is a stand alone and trustworthy position with great career rewards and will provide the ability to be creative and dynamic.

If you think you have the skills and the attributes required and would like to know more, please apply initially to our HR Team with a full CV detailing all your work and accounting experience. You will be asked to complete an application form to progress to the next stage. Please send your CV to

You can find out more about the role and our organisation in the documents listed below:

Finance and Data officer JD and PS April 2021

Application Information pack

Disclosure and Barring Service Checks and Recruitment of Ex-offenders Policy

Please note:

• This consultancy position is restricted to women under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equalities Act 2010
• Applicants for this position will undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before appointment, which the organisation will pay for.