Job Description

Finance Officer

RESPONSIBLE TO: Spiritual Guardian

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Committed Maltfriscans

 

ROLE PURPOSE

Manage and account for community finances, authorising expenditure and reporting in summary when required.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the Spiritual Guardian in maintaining the good order of the community

  • Attend management committee meetings (ARM)

  • Ensure the community abides by its policies and priorities specifically financial

  • Provide regular financial reporting and annual accounts at CoM

  • Ensure appropriate records of community financial transactions are maintained

  • Take an active role in the planning and organisation of CoM

  • Be a signatory on all accounts

  • Send the Finance Policy to each member of the ARM in September each year.

PASTORAL CARE AND FORMATION

  • Be available to support local activities

  • Liaise with those leading activities to ensure appropriate budgets are available

  • Be responsive to the needs of the community.

 

PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE ADULTS

  • Cooperate with the Maltfriscan Community Safeguarding Officer

  • Be familiar with and comply with Safeguarding policies and procedures and promote good practice

  • Ensure all local activities operate within Safeguarding principles.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Commitment to the teachings of the Catholic Church or actively supportive of the Catholic ethos of the Community

  • A committed Maltfriscan

  • Have the appropriate skills and ability

  • Be of a trustworthy character

  • A willingness and ability to give suitable time to the responsibilities of this 3 year role

  • The ability to communicate and relate with respect and ease to children and adults

  • Have discretion in dealing with individuals and financial information.