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Finance Coordinator

  • Posted: 12th October, 2021
  • Location: Plymouth
  • Opportunity type: Permanent

About Real Ideas

We solve problems and create opportunity.

From supporting young people to find work and develop skills to helping start-ups and enterprises thrive, and from breathing new life into important community assets, to creating world-class cultural experiences, we work to solve problems and create positive and lasting social change.

With the growing community of Real Ideas Members, we seek to create a fairer, greener future for everyone.

Job Purpose

As Finance Coordinator you will play a key role in ensuring that the finances of the Real Ideas Group are effectively managed using best practice systems and approaches while maintaining the accounting records accurately and up to date, and that Real Ideas assets are safeguarded and employed effectively. You will operate as a member of the Real Ideas Finance Team, implementing and using financial systems to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the organisation.

You will work closely with Finance Manager, Reporting & Claims Manager and Programme Leads in ensuring we maintain exemplary and high-quality finance reporting that produces tangible impact and creates value for Real Ideas members and others.

How to apply

Before applying please download the Role Profile to view the full details of this vacancy.

You can make an application in a way that feels best for you by choosing ONE of the following formats to answer the below 3 questions:
– A written response (max 750 words);
– A video response no longer than 5 minutes (please provide us with a link);
– A slide deck presentation (max 10 slides, no more than 750 words, max file size 16MB).

We recommend you prepare your document, video or slides before applying through the link below.

For this role, the three questions are:

Question A:  Why are you best suited for this role and what experience do you bring?

Question B:  Why do you want to work for Real Ideas?

Question C:  What do you feel is key to the success of an effective team, please give an example of this in your past experience?


We welcome applications from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic, D/deaf or disabled candidates.

Everyone will be considered equally regardless of how they apply.

If you need some additional support to access this information, please contact us at [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 3rd November 2021


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