Finance Manager

Arch Health CIC


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Job summary

Arch Health CIC is a social enterprise (est 2016) delivering specialist healthcare to people experiencing homelessness and vulnerability in Brighton & Hove.

We are a growing organisation with a very experienced local team who are dedicated to improving the health & well-being of people who are homeless and vulnerable.

We are currently looking for an outstanding candidate to fulfil the role of Finance Manager as we work to bring our financial processes in-house.

Main duties of the job

This will be a varied role working across the full range of the organisation's financial requirement including:

Leading the finance function and financial accounting of ARCH HEALTH CIC & PCN 1 (until 2022 exit)

Transitioning Arch Health CIC to new accounting system

Conducting day to day finance administration tasks

You'll be working closely with the CEO and exec team to ensure excellent financial governance, budgeting, record keeping and reporting ensuring that resources are deployed efficiently and for the maximum impact on our patients.

About us

Arch is a values driven organisation and we pride ourselves on being people centred. Our values are:

  • Equality & Fairness
  • Collaboration & Community
  • Excellence & Curiosity
  • Honesty & Integrity
  • Kindness & Humanity

We recently received an award from Breathe HR which recognised us as Culture Leaders and we aim for everyone member of staff to find enjoyment and fulfilment at Arch whilst doing their best work.


Honesty & Integrity - Being true to ourselves, our patients and our partners

Kindness & Humanity - Being joyful, respectful and compassionate in all our work

Job description

Job responsibilities


Responsible for maintaining accurate accounting records.

Preparation of monthly management accounts.

Maintain fixed asset registers and calculate depreciation charge.

Provide support in the forecasting, budgeting and business planning processes.

Balance sheet, and bank reconciliations.

Carry out day-to-day operations of the finance team, including dealing with queries in a timely and effective manner.

Raise sales invoices, process customer receipts and manage credit control.

Raise purchase orders, process supplier invoices and payments and issue remittance advice.

Monitor and reconcile trade debtors and trade creditors ledger accounts.

Analyse companys credit cards and petty cash expenses.

Working with the wider business team to continually improve and implement financial processes.

Ad-hoc projects

Prepare for the statutory audit.

Identify risks and opportunities relating to the ARCH HEALTH CIC.

Calculate accruals and prepayments for all organisations with monthly reconciliation.

Assist in the analysis and interpretation of the monthly management accounts.

Business liaison for stakeholders (internal and external).

Assist in providing relevant training and guidance to internal stakeholders.


Is responsible for checking the accuracy of own work and maintains a strong attention to detail at all times.

Responsible for personal development with support from line manager

To work in accordance with ARCH HEALTH CIC values and core behaviours

To show a commitment to equality in all areas of work and working relationships

To undertake any other duties that may within reason be required from time to time for ARCH HEALTH CIC

Person Specification

Skills & Competencies


  • Good communication skills.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, especially in Excel.
  • Experience of using Sage 50 or similar accounting platform.
  • Creative and proactive approach to streamlining and improving processes.
  • Enjoys taking on increasing responsibilities within the team.
  • High attention to detail and high level of numeracy demonstrated.
  • Able to adhere to deadlines and effectively manage their own work load.
  • Able to work under their own initiative and without supervision.



  • Must have at least one year of management accounting experience.
  • Must have proven financial accounting knowledge with a good track record of working with accounting platforms.


  • Experience of working within a charitable/healthcare organisation.



  • ACCA/CIMA studier or qualified by experience

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants.

Employer details

Employer name

Arch Health CIC


School Clinic

Morley Street



Employer's website

For help with your application, contact:

Gary Bishop

Date posted

09 July 2021

Pay scheme



£26,000 to £29,000 a year



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

School Clinic

Morley Street



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