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Volunteer Opportunity: Finance Assistance Role at FC United

We are reaching out to share an exciting volunteer opportunity at FC United of Manchester. We are currently seeking a dedicated individual to join our team as a Finance Assistant for 2-3 days per week based at Broadhurst Park.

This role is crucial in ensuring the smooth operation of our club’s financial processes. As part of our team, you'll be working in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere, contributing to the success of FC United and making a positive impact on our community. You'll have the chance to be involved in a club with a rich history and strong values, and to work in a dynamic and community-driven environment.

Below is an outline of the general accounts duties you would be responsible for:

General Accounts Duties:

  • Raise Sales Invoices to deadline
  • Post Purchase Invoices to deadline
  • Deal with general accounts queries from customers and suppliers
  • Keep all customer and supplier information up to date
  • Weekly reconciliation of bank accounts
  • Chasing statements
  • Handle supplier payments/disputes
  • Credit applications
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns
  • Close sales ledger by the 2nd of each month, ensuring internal procedures are followed
  • Close purchase ledger by the 2nd of each month, ensuring internal procedures are followed
  • Manage purchase and sales ledger processes
  • Credit control, chasing on a weekly basis to meet cash flow targets
  • Provide periodic reporting to management
  • Process monthly payroll on Sage
  • Reconcile credit card transactions
  • Support annual audits
  • Renew phone, energy, and insurance contracts
  • Ensure all HQ deadlines are met during month-end periods

What We Need From You:

  • Experience with a purchase order system
  • Working knowledge of Sage 50

This role is ideal for someone looking to contribute to their community club, utilise their finance skills, and support FC United of Manchester’s mission to strengthen the bonds between the club and the community. It might particularly suit someone who is recently retired or has extra time and wants to stay active and engaged. There is also potential for flexibility in working patterns and hours.

If you are interested or know someone who might be, please get in touch with us at danny.davis@fc-utd-net. Your support and involvement are what make our club truly special.

Thank you for your continued dedication to FC United of Manchester.

Best regards,


Danny Davis
General Manager

First Posted ~ 09:19 Tue 4 Jun 2024
News ID ~ 9895
Last Updated ~ 09:25 Tue 4 Jun 2024