Finance Manager


Post                         Finance Manager

Location                Sheffield

Term                   Permanent  

Salary                 £34,980 pro rata 

Hours:                   2.5-3 days per week (possibly increasing)

Reporting to:       CEO
Other Benefits:  6% employer’s contribution to pension, flexible working patterns, free parking, death in service insurance 



Job Description 
Nomad has an annual turnover of about £700,000. We work to support and house those who are homeless and those who find themselves at risk of homelessness. In addition, we have a social lettings agency, Four Trees Lettings, established in 2020 as a trading subsidiary of the charity, and we manage Clarity Lettings, a commercial agency which we purchased in 2022.

We are looking for a proactive individual who is willing to be hands-on and fully committed to the role, and is preferably, but not essentially, from a charity or non-profit background.

The role of Finance Manager will handle all aspects of financial management from bookkeeping to management accounts including using the QuickBooks accounting package and working closely with the CEO and other SMT members to advise and direct regarding financial and budgetary matters. The successful candidate will have practical experience of accountancy and financial management. They will be an adaptable team player with excellent communication skills and will be a cornerstone of the Senior Management Team of this dynamic and growing organisation. 


Key tasks


The role will be responsible for –



  • Ensuring the finances of Nomad and subsidiary companies are controlled and managed efficiently meeting all legal requirements and standards of good practice in the charity sector.

  • Liaising with external services including accountants and auditors ensuring the production of statutory annual accounts, legal compliance and accuracy.
  • Supporting and overseeing the work of the Finance Assistant providing expert guidance in their personal development.
  • Ensuring accurate and timely delivery of payroll and the administration of the Nomad pension scheme in line with legal obligations.
  • The preparation of quarterly management accounts including performance to date and forecasts for the financial year together with supporting commentary.
  • With the CEO, leading the annual organisational budget compilation. Setting processes for approval by the Board of Trustees and contributing to forward Business Planning.
  • Developing the finance function, policies and controls, systems and processes in line with changing organisational need, ensuring all accounting processes are compliant with statutory regulations, best practice and maximising efficiencies for the organisation.
  • Management of the renewal process of various contracts e.g. utilities, telephone, rent and IT Support.
  • Supporting the development of the long-term financial strategy of the organisation, including providing guidance and advice to the CEO, and the Board of Trustees on the costings and viability of new project proposals and financial decisions.
  • Ensuring the prompt collection of debts and managing Gift Aid.
  • Working closely with the CEO to ensure effective administration of the charity.
  • Keeping informed on current initiatives in the finance and charity sector.
  • Carrying out any other duties in line with the role as required by the CEO or Board of Trustees.
  • This job description is intended as an outline indicator of general areas of activity and will be amended in light of the changing needs of Nomad. It is expected that the post holder will be as positive and flexible as possible in using this document as a framework, and in performing other duties commensurate with these responsibilities, the band of the post and skills and qualifications held.




For more information


For more information about the role call Steve Rundell on 0114 321 0262

To apply, please submit your CV with covering letter detailing how you meet the skills and experience listed in the person specification to [email protected]

 There is no closing date for this vacancy | interviews will be assigned on receipt of suitable applications


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