Financial Services Manager for Family Gateway

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Contract Type: Permanent

Role Type: Employment

Hours: Full time

Application deadline:

Based: North Tyneside

Salary: £34,000 to 38,000 Per Annum

Salary Type: Salary Scale

Location: Tyne and Wear

Role description: Manager

Financial Services Manager

Family Gateway is looking to recruit to the role of Financial Services Manager. The Financial Services Manager is a key strategic role within the organization and will be part of the Senior Leadership Team.  The post holder will attend and be answerable to the Board of Trustees in the areas of finance, compliance and risk and undertake the position of GDPR lead on behalf of the organization working within the wider Senior Leadership Team that includes a Business Development Manager, Training and Development Manager and Operations Manager.


As Family Gateway enters into year 2 of its 3-year strategic plan, this is an exciting time in which the Board of Trustees, Senior Leadership Team, staff and volunteers will shape the future of service delivery for the community that it serves in Howdon and Wallsend and as it reaches beyond and across the North East with its Barefoot Professional Model of service delivery with steady growth in mind.  The post holder therefore will be required to have a good understanding of the political and funding landscape and be able to form good stakeholder relationships.


The post holder will manage a small core staff team who will ensure the day-to-day financial operations within the company, such as payroll, invoicing, and other transactions are completed and will ensure all information and returns relating to Companies House and the Charity Commission are up to date and compliant. The post holder will also be the key contact for tax preparation, auditing, banking, investments, and other financial needs as necessary and will track the company’s financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement. 


The post holder will also seek out methods for minimizing financial risk to the company and research and analyze financial reports and market trends.  The post holder will also be responsible for the management of Family Gateways assets, IT and quality assurance systems and will ensure Family Gateway is complaint in all areas of risk, governance and business.


We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated and inspirational person with a passion to guide, support and develop others to reach their potential. The successful candidate will have a professional but empathetic approach with excellent communication skills

Our Financial Services Manager will be values led with a friendly, welcoming,   They will have a strong work ethic with demonstrable experience working as part of a team to meet objectives. They will also have the ability to use their own initiative, have a flexible approach to work with a willingness to learn and develop new skills.

For further information please refer to the job description, person and introductory letter from our Chief Executive.


We offer a generous terms and conditions package including an employee assistance programme, well-being breaks, well-being days, a community cafe, community gym, cycle to work scheme and free on-site parking

An enhanced DBS will be required which can be processed by Family Gateway.

For an application pack please email .

Closing date:                           Wednesday 15th May 2024 (5pm)

Interviews to take place:         Tuesday 28th May 2024

Salary                                      £34,000-£38,000 per annum

Full time                                  37.5 hours per week

Permanent                              To start July 2024