Finance Administrator APPLY NOW

Altrincham Football Club
13500 gbp / year
28 Jun 2024
Part time

Salary: £13,500 p/a

Hours: Part time, 16 hours per week

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Closing Date: Friday 28th June

About the Role

We are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented individual to take on the pivotal role of Finance Administrator. This position offers a unique opportunity to be at the heart of our club's financial operations, contributing significantly to our success both on and off the field.

As Finance Administrator, you will oversee the day-to-day management of our finance department, ensuring that our financial operations run smoothly and efficiently. Your role will cover a broad spectrum of responsibilities, from managing financial transactions and overseeing payroll, to budgeting, cost control, and ensuring compliance with financial regulations.

Who We're Looking For:

An individual with a strong background in finance or accounting, excellent organizational skills, and a passion for football and community sports. You should be self-motivated, able to work independently as well as part of a team, and committed to the values and goals of our club. Specific skills we’re looking for include:

  • Experience of using SAGE accounts and SAGE payroll
  • Experience of handling cash
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly in Excel
  • Excellent numeracy skills and a keen eye for detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Trustworthy, reliable and focused
  • Excellent organisational qualities
  • Able to work on own initiative


Financial Systems Oversight

  • Manage and oversee the club’s day-to-day financial processes, ensuring that they are efficient, up-to-date and capable of meeting the club’s operational and reporting needs.
  • Input into ongoing conversations within the club about the need for bespoke finance software, and lead on market research if necessary.

Transaction Management

  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of all financial transaction, including invoicing, banking, payroll. 
  • Monitor these transactions to prevent and detect any irregularities or fraud.

Payroll Administration

  • Oversee the entire payroll function for all employees, including players, coaching staff, and administrative personnel. 
  • Ensure compliance with tax laws and employment regulations, and manage payroll-related queries from employees.

Governance and Controls

  • Develop and maintain effective internal controls to safeguard the club's financial assets.
  • Coordinate periodic reviews of financial and operational processes to improve efficiency and reduce risk.

Reporting and Communication

  • Develop and maintain operational reports and dashboards to monitor key performance indicators, financial health, and operational efficiency.
  • Present these reports to senior management and relevant stakeholders.
  • Act as a key point of contact for operational and financial matters within the club, communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including vendors, sponsors, and regulatory bodies.

Other key information

You will be mainly based at the J.Davidson Stadium with flexibility to work from home when appropriate. Your working hours will suit the demands of the club.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please send a CV and covering letter to prior to the closing date.


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