Central London, Greater London
£50,000 - £54,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

A large grant giving charity in central London are looking for an experienced charity accountant to business partner with their grant-making teams and manage a Financial Accountant


  • Providing strategic charity finance advice to non-financial colleagues
  • Assessing the financial health of grant applicants in order to support decision making
  • Undertaking financial modelling of the underlying assets and investment of the charity, scenario modelling to decide the appropriate amount to be given in grants in a given period
  • Identifying training needs of non-financial colleagues and delivering financial information relevant to their roles
  • Line management of one Financial Accountant


  • A fully qualified accountant, you must be able to demonstrate you have up to date technical knowledge of a full finance qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA)
  • Detailed knowledge of Charity SORP, Charity Commission Governance and tax regulations relevant to charities
  • You must have significant experience in an accountancy role in the third sector (this can be in-house experience or from auditing registered charities)
  • Accounting experience in a grant-making charity is desirable, but not essential.
  • Outstanding verbal communication skills and demonstrable experience of working with senior stakeholders
  • Experience of working with an integrated finance system (ideally Oracle) and outstanding Excel skills

Please note that this role will interview and start on a remote basis, but this position will be based in Central London once it is safe to do so.

Initial conversations on this role will be happening on a rolling basis, please contact Emma Jaggs at Allen Lane for more information or to apply.

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Refreshed on: 21 November 2020
Closed date: 21 December 2020
Tags: Finance, Governance