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Financial Accountant

England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)
London £32,131 - £33,559 based on 0.7 FTE, Regional or outside of London £29,769- £31,197 based on 0.7 FTE per annum
Part-time (Part time (21 hours over 3 days per week) with flexibility during the audit period)
Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant part time 3 days per week to join our Finance team.

We are looking for a Financial Accountant, whose primary responsibility will be to ensure the financial accounting elements of our organisation are robust. This means ensuring we have an efficient annual audit process and completion of the statutory accounts, built upon the role holder maintaining an accurate balance sheet throughout the year.

This role will take a key responsibility for regulatory compliance and accuracy of VAT, Corporation Tax and Regulatory returns and ensure financial policies, processes and procedures are kept up to date.

This role can be based in our London office, or hybrid working with regular attendance to our London office.

Key Skills and Attributes: 

You will be responsible for preparation of year end accounts for the Charity and Limited company. This will include ensuring we have all balance sheet accounts reconciled during the year, providing required deliverables and evidence and completion of the financial statements to the Auditors, you will be the focal point for the auditors.

We work in a complex charitable environment the successful applicant must have good experience with VAT and Corporation Tax.

The ideal candidate, will be a qualified accountant, with strong technical skills and the ability to build relationships within the team and with external advisors.

The team: 

We have a strong finance team, especially for the day-to-day processing, management accounts and budgeting. This role will co-lead the Finance team together with the Finance Business Partner and Finance Manager. 

Closing date: Wednesday 20th December (23:59)

Contract Type: Permanent 

Hours: Part time (21 hours over 3 days per week) with flexibility during the audit period

Location: London based or hybrid and able to regularly commute to London

Salary:  London £32,131 - £33,559 based on 0.7 FTE (£45,902 - £47,942 FTE), Regional or outside of London £29,769- £31,197 based on 0.7 FTE (£42,528 - £44,568 FTE) per annum

Please note we only accept applications via the Friends of the Earth Application System.

We offer a competitive range of benefits, good work/life balance including a 4-day working week with no loss of pay, excellent learning and development opportunities and a vibrant organisational culture. 

Our staff body is currently under-representative of People of Colour, LGBTQIA+ people and people with long term conditions or impairments. We are committed to eroding these historic barriers, so as to create a movement in which people from all walks of life see themselves in, and so we particularly encourage you to apply if you belong to one of these groups or sit at multiple intersections of disadvantage. We are committed to the Disability Confident standard and will guarantee an interview to any candidates who declare a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the role.

Friends of the Earth staff who publicly represent Friends of the Earth (including all campaigners) are not allowed to also represent a political party. This is to ensure that there can be no confusion in the minds of the public about Friends of the Earth's party-political independence. Affected staff should also seek permission from the Senior Management Team if they wish to hold a non-public facing official role in a political party. If this is an issue, please do raise this with us as soon as possible.

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Posted on: 30 November 2023
Closed date: 20 December 2023 at 23:59
Tags: Finance

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