Job vacancy – Enterprise Support & Finance Officer

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With £1.8m a year (index linked) until 2043, the Fund invests in communities and businesses across the upper Neath, Afan, Rhondda and Cynon valleys. If you are passionate about this area, and excited about what the Fund can achieve, would you like to join our small staff team in this role? With experience of both financial management and business development (social or commercial), you’ll be supporting the CIC itself – leading on the management of our loan portfolio, co-ordinating the provision of advice and support for business applicants (alongside existing support services) and developing a business stakeholder network across the Fund area. You will also be responsible for managing the fund’s banking, payments, management accounts and end of year accounts and audit as well as supporting company and HMRC compliance and requirements.

Salary: £25,250 – £30,300 p.a. (+6% pension) Full time, permanent post
Location: Aberdare, South Wales (with some home working)
Closing Date: 17.00, 7th June 2022
Interview Date: Friday 17th June 2022 (if you are invited to interview, we will contact you by phone on afternoon of 9th June)
To Apply: For further information and to apply please:
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Summary: This exciting post will use your expertise in financial management and your knowledge of business development to support the development of a thriving economy in the Fund’s area of benefit. You’ll work directly with entrepreneurs and businesses (commercial and social) and with existing support initiatives to ensure the provision of the highest quality advice and guidance. Ideally, you’ll have a sound understanding of the challenges facing and opportunities available to both private and voluntary sector organisations. You will also be responsible for managing PyC’s banking, payments, management accounts and end of year accounts and audit as well as legal and financial compliance.

About Us: Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm Community Fund is available to community groups and businesses working to improve and develop opportunities for people living in the upper reaches of the Neath, Afan, Rhondda and Cynon valleys. Our aim is that in 2043 and beyond, the Pen y Cymoedd area is a dynamic, exciting, vibrant place to live and work. The Fund was established by wind farm operator Vattenfall, as part of the company’s long-term commitment to the communities hosting the turbines. With an annual (index linked) income of £1.8m a year until 2043, it is currently the largest such fund in the UK. The Fund is managed by a fully independent Community Interest Company (CIC). The Board has eight Directors, responsible for ensuring that the organisation complies with its legal obligations and responsibilities and that standards of governance are high.