Business and Finance Officer

April 2021

We are looking for someone to join our Head Office Team. Are you an experienced and organised individual with finance experience looking for an exciting and rewarding new opportunity?

Full-time salary range: £24,492 – £28,567 (pro rata for PT hours)

Hours: 30 – 37.5 hours per week

Location: Based in Worthing with some travel across West Sussex



The Business and Finance Officer will take responsibility for leading all day to day finance and resource management tasks for West Sussex Mind.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a good working knowledge of using the SAGE accounting system (or equivalent) and experience of financial processes.
  • Have or be studying for the Association of Accounting Technicians Bookkeeping qualification or be willing to consider working towards this qualification.
  • Have an excellent understanding of Office 365, and work at a level where they are able to provide basic advice and support to others.
  • Be able to work flexibly and independently, with minimal supervision.
  • Be organised and proactive in order to effectively oversee suppliers and resources ensuring that the organisation is able to run efficiently.
  • Be confident and able to adapt their skills to meet the requirements of an organisation in a period of growth and change.

The environment is friendly and supportive, working in a close knit team, where they will be encouraged to learn and develop. We are open to applications from individuals who have worked in the commercial sector or perhaps for a small/medium business where the role covers many aspects of the business’s need, but some knowledge and experience of working in a charity is desirable and an interest and commitment to our work is essential. Salary will be dependent on experience and qualifications.

Please find below an application form, guidance notes, competency framework, job description and equal opportunity monitoring form.

Please email completed applications to: recruitment@westsussexmind.org

Please note we are unable to provide sponsorship for this post, you must therefore be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK. 

This vacancy is on a rolling recruitment process so if we receive enough suitable applicants we may close the vacancy early, we encourage you to apply at your earliest convenience.

Closing date: Midday on Friday 14th May 2021

Interview date: Friday 21st May 2021