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Finance Manager

The Community Farm
Chew Magna, Somerset

Posted: 16 Dec 2022

Deadline: 30 Jan 2023

Compensation: Variable depending on experience

Paid Part-time Flexible hours Permanent


Job description

The Community Farm are looking for an experienced finance person to confidently manage their finances. As a small organisation, there's plenty of scope within the Finance Manager role to be part of key decisions and operations from food and farming, to communities and wildlife. 

As Finance Manager you will be responsible for ensuring financial stability and cashflow to fund The Farm’s activities. You need to be confident creating forecasts and supporting the Senior Team to work within their budgets, ensuring the team responds swiftly to changes that impact The Farm’s finances. You’ll be supported by the Finance and Administrative Assistant responsible for processing day to day financial transactions and the Fundraiser leading on grants and donations. As a key member of the Senior Team, you’ll need to be just as happy working with people as you are with numbers!

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Application information

Please explore the job description and then get in contact with us:

  • If you’re happy with the job description, please complete the application form and return. Studies have found that women and BAME candidates in particular do not apply to roles unless they meet 100% of the criteria. We encourage candidates to apply even if they do not meet all the criteria in the person specifications.
  • If there are aspects of the role or hours that you are not sure about, but you know you want to work with us and can bring something to the team – get in touch. We are happy to discuss job shares or review roles to make sure we have a strong, diverse, and inclusive team overall.

Closing date: Flexible

Interview Date: We will conduct interviews on a rolling basis until we fill the position.

Start date: ASAP

The Farm reserves the right to close applications early if a suitable candidate is found, so please complete your application as soon as you can.

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About The Community Farm

The Community Farm is a social enterprise based in Chew Magna, Somerset with environmental sustainability, community engagement and nature-friendly farming at our heart. We grow and sell locally-sourced, organic and seasonal produce. Working with organic producers and local farmers, our box delivery service supplies hundreds of homes throughout Bath, Bristol, The Chew Valley, Frome and Weston-Super-Mare. We’ve outlets in Bath, Chew Magna and Southmead Hospital too.