The Finance team is responsible for all financial reporting, planning and analysis, and audit and controls.
The financial reporting function includes the day-to-day record keeping and reporting, including payroll, accounts payable and receivable, and cash management. The team prepare monthly management accounts, which are used to monitor the financial performance of LEYF and provide EMT and the Children’s Services team KPIs to make informed business decisions to support the delivery of LEYF’s strategy.
It is the Finance team’s responsibility to ensure compliance with Companies House and the Charities Commission by the production and submission of annual Statutory Accounts and the Annual Report. It also manages and enforces all financial policies and controls to ensure the safeguarding of charitable funds.
Working together with the other Central Support teams, the Finance team is also responsible for financial planning and analysis. This involves budgeting and forecasting ahead to ensure financial sustainability within our existing settings and also to support growth with analysis of potential acquisitions and opportunities.