Recruitment2019-02-21T15:36:50+00:00

Recruitment

Recruitment

Want to join the Woking Bustler team?

WCT is a not for profit organisation, which was setup by Woking Borough Council to provide transport for those within the community who have reduced mobility.  By working for WCT, you will be helping to support social inclusion and wellbeing, for the young and old within our community.

Driver and Passenger WCT Woking Bustler

We are currently recruiting for :

Finance Administration Manager

Responsible To : Chief Executive/General Manager
No. of Hours : 37.5
Date of Appt  : April 2019
Salary  : Circa £32,000 reviewed after six months

JOB PURPOSE

To assist in Woking Community Transport’s development as a leading provider of accessible transport, we are seeking to recruit a highly motivated Finance & Administration Manager to join our dedicated administrative team, working within a busy environment. We require a proactive manager with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to help ensure the smooth and efficient running of all Finance and Administration duties.

The successful candidate must demonstrate a professional approach, be able to use initiative, and have excellent communication and organisation skills. The applicant should be highly proficient with ICT (information and communications technology), exhibit good numerical and analytical skills. They should have the ability to manage a wide range of varied tasks, provide HR administrative support, proactively manage a small team, and liaise with the society Payroll Service Provider.

You must have proven people management skills and a sound working knowledge of book keeping systems, including SAGE, and a willingness to become involved with the day-to-day operational aspects of the society.

Interested candidates should submit a CV and supporting application, all of which will be treated in the strictest confidence to:
Guy Padfield-Wilkins, CEO, Woking Community Transport,
Email: guy.padfield@wokingbustler.org.uk

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage financial and administration activities to achieve financial goals.
  • Develop business plan, timeline and budget to perform financial projects.
  • Monitor and manage expenditures within allotted budget.
  • Develop and maintain standard financial and administrative procedures.
  • Respond to customer queries/issues in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with CEO in preparation of grant applications and business plans.
  • Review all invoices and make the relevant payments in a timely manner.
  • Review accounting discrepancies and recommend corrective actions.
  • Assist in implementing standard accounting policies.
  • Ensure the preparation and maintenance of all financial records.
  • Supervise preparation of all monthly and annual finance reports in a timely fashion.
  • Supervise and manage payroll processing and tax filing activities.
  • Provide training and guidance to finance and admin teams as needed.
  • Develop overall goals for the finance and administration departments.
  • Identify and resolve financial and administrative issues.
  • Be responsible for the preparation of statistical information regarding WCT’s activity.
  • Provide HR support across the group, this will include minute taking from meetings, consulting externally on HR matters and keeping up to date with employment law changes.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential:

  • Previous supervisory/management experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • ‘Bigger picture’ mind-set, as well as an attention to detail.

Experience:

  • Sage 50: 2 years (Required)
  • Administration: 2 years (Required)
  • Financial Analysis: 5 years (Required)

Education:

Diploma of Higher Education (Required)

The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS check, and is subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Note: This is a job description only, and is intended to be a guide to the duties required of the post holder. As circumstances arise these duties may be amended in consultation with the post holder to meet the changing needs of the society.

Interested candidates should submit a CV and supporting application, all of which will be treated in the strictest confidence to:
Guy Padfield-Wilkins, CEO, Woking Community Transport,
Email: guy.padfield@wokingbustler.org.uk

Minibus drivers are required

WCT offers very good rates of pay

  • Community drivers are paid £9.00 per hour
  • Full uniform is provided
  • Stakeholder pension scheme which is open to all employees

No prior experience is required as WCT provides full training, including:

  • Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme (MiDAS)
  • First aid
  • Manual handling
  • Specialist training is also provided as required.

You will require a full UK driving licence with D1 category to be a community driver.

Download the application form

Passenger Assistants are required to accompany and assist our special needs passengers during their transportation.

NB – Currently we are not recruiting for Passenger Assistants.

Feel free to return to this page at any time.

Passenger Assistants typically work a split day of two to three hours in the morning, and two to three hours in the afternoon.

We offer :

  • Passenger Assistants are paid is £7.87 per hour
  • 28 days paid holiday, which includes Bank Holidays – holiday for part-time contracts are calculated pro rata
  • Sick pay is also included for all staff – one month full pay and one month half pay with staff on casual contracts going straight onto Statutory Sick Pay
  • Full-time, part-time and flexible contracts depending on WCT requirement at the time of application

We provide :

  • First aid training
  • Specialist training is provided as required

Successful applicants will be subject to disclosure and barring checks.

Why not join our team, and give something back to your community!

Become a member of Woking Community Transport, registering is FREE!

Download the application form