13th March 2019

Job Vacancy – Commercial Finance & Administration Manager

£40,000 pa
Full-time, 37.5 hours p/w
Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm


Broadway Lodge is one of the leading and most respected abstinence-based addiction treatment centres in the UK. Since 1974, our multi-disciplined team have helped to transform the lives of 15,000 people, supporting them in their recovery from addictions to alcohol, illicit drugs, prescription drugs, gambling, sex and gaming. We are immensely proud of the people who make Broadway Lodge what it is today. Without those who work so hard for us we wouldn’t be able to transform the lives of those who need it most.

Broadway Lodge Limited is currently seeking a Commercial Finance and Administration Manager to work with us at our rehabilitation centre in Weston-Super-Mare.



Reporting to the Chief Executive and the Board of Trustees to be responsible for the financial management of Broadway Lodge. To influence, support and maximise the Charity’s development with actionable financial analysis for all possible opportunities.

To produce, report, analyse and lead on delivery of Charity performance data, including; identifying, managing and communicating operational and financial risks.

To maintain compliance with contractual, health and safety and other requirements including CQC, Companies House, Charity Commission, Information Commissioners Office (GDPR).


Scope of Responsibilities

This role is part of the Senior Management Team within the Charity and requires someone with a substantial accounting background, able to embark on managing the Charity’s finances and internal and external stakeholder relationships.

~ Responsible for the financial management of Broadway Lodge.

~ Lead on forecasting, budgeting and financial reporting to all necessary partners.

~ Prepare month end accounts and report to CEO/Board of Trustees.

~ To manage effectively the working capital of the Charity.

~ Manage and develop the Finance team to ensure timely and accurate completion of all day to day accounting tasks.

~ Responsible for the cash flow management in the Charity.

~ Responsible for the management of all property.

~ Work with internal and external providers to ensure Charity performance and opportunities are maximised.

~ Ensure that all legal requirements for finance are met.

~ Audit: To manage the audit process following the Charity’s year end and provide all necessary information as requested.

~ Challenge and evaluate key decisions to include all tenders and investments.

~ Manage the Finance, Administration, Maintenance, Domestic and Catering teams.

~ To work alongside Admissions and Marketing to maximise occupancy, especially in the private market.

~ To work alongside other Senior Management Team members in relation to capital and other grant bids.

~ IT: to manage the relationship with the external provider.

~ Procurement: to negotiate all purchase and utilities contracts, including approval of expenditure.

~ Insurances: To liaise with the Charity’s insurance broker in preparing the annual renewal.

~ Payroll & Pensions: To check and approve the monthly payroll prior to submission to the external payroll bureau. To submit the monthly pensions payment and quarterly group life declaration.

~ Maintain compliance with sales contracts and other requirements, including contract meetings and compliance returns.

~Preparation of tender submissions for relevant opportunities.

~ Undertake any other duties for the Charity that may arise as to be assigned by the Chief Executive and Board of Trustees.


Experience and Skills


~ Qualified Accountant

~ Relevant financial management experience

~ Experience working with external providers

~ Experience in planning, forecasting and reporting

~ Ability to challenge and show initiative

~ Proficient and knowledge around IT systems, including implementation

~ Management skills

~ Ability to deliver against targets

~ Strong analysis skills and cash flow management


~ Knowledge of the not-for-profit environment

~ Empathy with the Charity’s vision

~ Tender writing experience/knowledge

Benefits include Healthcare Cash Plan, Pension and Life Cover.


How to Apply

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your CV with covering letter to:


Closing Date: Friday 5th April 2019

Broadway Lodge is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.