The Archdiocese is looking to recruit a Diocesan Financial Controller to ensure the efficient management of diocesan finances.  Reporting to the Finance Director (FD) and responsible for managing and developing a small team, this role will:

  • Lead on the production of the statutory accounts for the Archdiocese including the subsidiaries and provide information to the auditors as required. 
  • Work with the Management Accountant to prepare the annual curial/agency budgets, interfacing effectively with budget holders to ensure that the underlying assumptions are verified and analysed.
  • Ensure that all regular financial activity such as journal updates, postings, control accounts reconciliations, accruals and prepayments are undertaken in a timely and accurate manner and monitor cash flow.
  • Ensure the integrity of Diocesan financial systems, including payroll, AIQ and GiftWise
  • Oversee curial finance support to the parishes

The ideal candidate will be CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified (or equivalent) and highly experienced in a senior finance role within a not-for-profit or corporate organisation of reasonable size.  Excellent communication and relationship skills at all levels are essential, as are IT skills especially in financial systems (AiQ an advantage) and Excel. The ideal candidate will have a flexible approach with the ability to be responsive to change


This is a full time position based in Bowen House in London SE1, but we could also offer some flexibility to work from home.  Starting salary £60,000 - £65,000 depending on skills and experience.  

If you would like to apply please email your CV to by 18th July 2022.