Reporting To: Management Accountant

Location: Corporate Office, Surbiton

Contract: Permanent, Part-Time

Hours: 22.5 hours per week, 4.5 hrs a day Mon-Fri; e.g. 9am-1:30pm


Organisation Context

YMCA St Paul’s Group (SPG) emerged from the coming together of four separate Associations over an 18-month period. The group is largest YMCA in Europe and one of the largest providers of supported housing in London and beyond providing a safe place to stay for over 1,200 residents each night. As well as accommodation, education and training, the Association is focused on the transformation of communities through its 6+ Health and Wellbeing Centres, including an outdoor swimming pool and a wide range of Children, Youth and Family programmes including nurseries, after school clubs and soft play centres. Through the merger and accompanying new investment we expect the range, reach and impact of our services to grow so that we can better realise our vision.

The vision of the Association is of ‘Places where young people thrive and communities flourish’. Its mission is to be ‘an inclusive Christian Association transforming communities so that all young people can belong, contribute and thrive’.

The role

This role is based at our offices in Surbiton, reporting to the Management Accountant. The post holder will be expected to assist in the production of timely and reliable monthly management accounts and engage with managers to provide variance analysis. Supporting the budgeting and reforecasting process and distributing budget reports to stakeholders. The post holder will account for investments and loans including calculating the loan covenants.


To be successful in this position, applicants should:

  • Be AAT qualified or ACCA/ACA/CIMA (part) qualified
  • Have an understanding of VAT
  • Have numeracy skills and an ability to understand, analyse and manipulate complex information and data
  • Have experience of management accounting and budgeting
  • Have experience and familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint
  • Have experience of market leading finance systems eg. Sage, Sun Accounts, Microsoft Dynamics, Brixx etc


To Apply

Completed Application Packs should be directed to our external recruitment/response handler’s HR Initiatives Limited c/o

Closing Date: 12th July 2019

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YMCA St Paul’s Group is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities. As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and if you are selected for an interview you will be required to complete an application form, which will be sent out to you. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo a Standard Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

YMCA St Paul’s Group is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.