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We’re Cornwall Mind, your local mental health charity.

We won’t stop until everyone with a mental health problem gets the support and respect they deserve. Will you join us?

We know how important the benefits of a mentally healthy workplace are. Staff wellbeing is a high priority for us.

We’re dedicated, friendly and open, working together to improve the lives of people in Cornwall that are experiencing mental health problems.

Finance Officer

Hours of Work: 7.5 hours per week (with an expectation to increase as the organisation expands)

Base: Bodmin

Salary: £10.42 per hour (£4,063.80 p/a)

Contract length: Permanent

Expected start date: ASAP

About the Role

The Finance Officer will be responsible for the day to day finance operations required for running a small but growing Charity. We would prefer for the post to be on an employed basis but we would consider someone who is self-employed. The post holder will be responsible to the Operations Manager and Chief Operations Officer.

The post holder will be expected to work primarily from the Cornwall Mind Office in Bodmin.

Overall Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for day to day financial processes as allocated.
  • To be responsible for Gift Aid claims.
  • To prepare financial information required for Treasurer and CEO.
  • To ensure client and staff confidentiality is protected at all times.
  • To report issues in a timely fashion to Operations Manager.

Main Duties

  • Process all staff expense claims.
  • Pay all authorised invoices.
  • Code all income and expenditure vouchers.
  • Agree vouchers to the bank statements.
  • Post vouchers to Sage.
  • Analyse monthly payroll and input into Sage.
  • Do basic journal entries for accruals and prepayments, to transfer project income to core and income/expenditure to restricted funds.
  • Prepare project budget spreadsheets.
  • Work closely with Treasurer to help prepare monthly management accounts to the Board.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual statutory accounts.
  • Prepare financial reports for funders as required.
  • Assist the Operations Officer with the supply of information to the payroll provider.
  • Gift Aid – ensure all eligible historical gift aid claims are made.
  • Gift Aid – work with community fundraiser to ensure all eligible gift aid contributions are claimed.

Application deadline: 31st August 2022

Download the application pack and form to apply: 

Finance Officer Job Application Pack

Finance Officer Application Form

If you have any questions or wish to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Ben Bolton in the first instance at ben@cornwallmind.org. Please note, this contact works part time so may not reply immediately.

Our outgoing Finance Officer will work alongside the successful candidate for up to 2 months to support them to feel confident in the role. 

Volunteering for Cornwall Mind

Volunteering can be a really rewarding and useful experience – and there’s probably more ways of doing it than you might think. From helping support our wellbeing groups, becoming a Trustee or helping organise our events. there are many ways you can give your time.

Here at Cornwall Mind we rely on our fantastic volunteers to help us deliver our services and support our day-to-day work. We are very proud of the work that our volunteers do.

We offer a variety of roles and in return for your time and effort, we offer a supportive working environment, valuable work experience, involvement in social activities, the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge, access to training, supervision and travel expenses.

Interested in Volunteering?

Please complete the form below and a member of our team will be in touch.
Volunteer Enquiry

Current Volunteering Opportunities

Wellbeing group volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to help at our wellbeing groups.

Are you –

  • Passionate about better mental health
  • A good communicator with excellent listening skills
  • Reliable and committed 
  • Able to spare a couple of hours a week.

Fundraising volunteers

To support our Community Fundraiser and office team with administration duties.

Are you –

  • An organised individual with strong attention to detail
  • Confident with IT and admin
  • A good communicator with excellent listening skills
  • Passionate about better mental health

For more details please email us at: info@cornwallmind.org