Finance & Operations Officer
group b strep support

Job Description

About us

At GBSS (Group B Strep Support), we’re not just a charity—we’re a force for positive change. Our mission? To stop group B Strep (GBS) causing severe infections in young babies and make the world a better place. We’re currently seeking a Finance & Operations Officer to join our dynamic team.

The role

As our Finance & Operations Officer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless functioning of our charity. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive,  you'll be part of a small but impactful team, dedicated to improving awareness, knowledge, policy, and research related to GBS infection prevention and treatment.

Key responsibilities:

Financial and accounting (70%)

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial accounting procedures and records for the charity
  • Handle data entry for financial transactions with precision.
  • Assist in preparing financial statements, including monthly management accounts.
  • Assist with payroll processes to ensure timely and accurate payments
  • Ensure compliance with relevant financial statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Implement effective internal financial controls.
  • Provide training and support to team members on financial procedures.
  • Document clear and up-to-date procedure notes for all areas of responsibility

Human resources support (15%)

  • Assist with HR administration tasks, including employee records and contracts 
  • Coordinate recruitment processes to attract top talent
  • Lead new employee onboarding, including training on core systems and processes
  • Support staff development and training initiatives

Office management (15%)

  • Maintain office supplies and equipment efficiently
  • Organise office space and facilities for optimal productivity
  • Manage external contracts, review service performance levels and oversee renewals 
  • Promote equality, health, and safety within the company, monitoring and proposing improvements to company policies.
  • Develop and promote communication and collaboration tools (SharePoint, Teams, Beacon and Monday[dot]com) effectively
  • Lead office technology management


We're not your average charity - we're committed to making a tangible impact. Our team thrives on excellence and innovation. Join us and together we'll create positive change.

Ready to make a difference?

Apply now! Deadline for applications: noon, Thursday, 18 April 2024 with interviews being held on Tuesday, 23 April 2024. 

Terms and Conditions

  • Location: This role is hybrid role at GBSS's offices in Haywards Heath, West Sussex and working from home. This is a UK based role. 
  • Working Hours: 14 hours per week, with 1 hour for lunch daily unpaid (40% FTE)
  • Annual Leave: Annual leave entitlement of 25 days per year and 8 paid public holidays per year, plus 3 days at Christmas.
  • Pension Scheme: Contributory (4% of salary).
  • Season ticket loan
  • Probation: 3 months
  • Notice Period: One month each

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.