Central London, Greater London
£40,000 - £45,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are delighted to partner with an inspiring charity which supports people with cancer in finding a new Financial Accountant to join their best-in-class finance team which has been shortlisted for the Charity Finance Team of the Year Award.

This is an immensely exciting time to join a charity that has set an ambitious strategy and is enjoying a period of significant growth, completing their last three-year strategy by almost doubling fundraising income.

As Financial Accountant, you will work closely with the Head of Finance in providing proactive advice on financial accounting across the charity. You will have opportunities to work closely with the charity’s Fundraising and Grant teams, and senior internal stakeholders maintaining a collaborative relationship and providing high quality support.

Your key responsibilities are:

  • Delivering efficient and robust Financial Accounting; including year-end statutory accounts preparation, the year end audit process.
  • Responsible for the systems administration including code and user set up and taking ownership of the accounting systems maintenance.
  • Developing the relationship with the wider finance team and supporting the finance officers in their development.


The successful candidate must be a CCAB qualified accountant or working towards their final papers, ideally with charity or not for profit experience. The role would suit someone who is looking to make their first move out of practice or someone working in a similar role in another charity. You will have robust technical skills and direct experience of year end statutory accounts preparation. You will be an excellent communicator with the confidence to communicate and build rapport with a wide range of internal stakeholders. The successful candidate will be ambitious and self-motivated looking to pursue their career in the not-for-profit sector.

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Posted on: 13 October 2021
Closed date: 21 October 2021
Tags: Finance