Community Accountant

2-3 days per week (flexible)

£30,151 – £32,020 per annum – (pro-rata)

Why would you want to work as a Community Accountant?  Here’s why….

  • To truly make a difference
  • To use your skills to build relationships
  • To feel like you belong to forward thinking organisation with passion
  • You want a job with real purpose

This role is based in Tiptree and the main role requirements are:  To provide reports, advice and training support on technical accounting issues and financial management to trustees, staff and volunteers of voluntary community organisations (VCOs).

To work within the VCO community, providing bookkeeping, payroll, administration and accountancy support to C360’s Community Accounts Service’s clients.

Assist the Finance Officer to be fully accountable for the performance management of contractual key performance indicators and qualitative and quantitative delivery within this portfolio.

To work with a flexible approach in accordance with the needs of the project.

You will bring:

  • AAT Level 4 minimum level required.
  • Knowledge of current accountancy procedures.
  • A passion for the voluntary sector whilst having our Purpose & Values at the heart of what you do.
  • An ability to build strong relationships and work collaboratively with trustees, voluntary community organisations, and professionals.
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal and listening) skills with an ability to write reports and papers.
  • Competent and secure use of IT, including MS Office 365 (advanced excel required), and accounting databases.
  • An ability to prioritise tasks, workload and manage time effectively.
  • Great interpersonal skills to work with diverse communities.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Flexibility with working hours and location.
  • An ability to multi-task within a dynamic, fast paced, and changing environment.
  • A “can do” attitude and ensure a high quality customer focus service at all times.
  • A willingness to be an advocate for Community360.


What you can expect:

  • A base in Tiptree but there needs to be flexibility with working location across Essex.
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) (Pro-rata)
  • An extra day’s holiday for your birthday (after passing probation)
  • Five extra days holiday (pro-rata) after five years’ service
  • Up to three days volunteering per year (after passing probation)
  • Development opportunities
  • Full training and a robust induction
  • Staff Buddy Scheme
  • Social and Wellbeing programme

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For further information please contact 01206 505250 or email