£55k per year
Job description
Harris Hill is recruiting for a Financial Accountant to report directly to the Finance Director for this Housing Charity based in London South.

You will lead a team of 3 and be the second in command within Finance.

You will need to be a Chartered Accountant (ACA) with initial experience in a recognised auditing firm followed by commercial and or charity experience.

You will produce high-quality monthly management accounts for the Director of Finance, Senior Management Team, Trustees and key stakeholders.

Salary: £53,000pa - £58,000pa

* Chartered Accountant (ACA) with initial experience in a recognised auditing firm followed by commercial experience
* Good written communications skills and excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate financial information effectively to a broad range of people including Trustees.
* Attention to detail meticulously checks figures to ledgers, supporting documentation and other collaborative data
* IT skills, especially Microsoft Excel.
* Be able to work very effectively under pressure, meet tight deadlines and pay excellent attention to detail
* Be someone who can actively seeks solutions to problems and uses initiative
* Identifies with charitable purpose and working for beneficiaries

Job summary

* Lead preparation & presentation of all required financial reports, budgets and forecasts
* Ensure compliance with all statutory & regulatory reporting; respond to information requests
* Monitor budgets, cashflow and payments to drive financial robustness and improve performance
* Ensure secure, robust & effective systems are in place for all financial transactions
* Ensure effective day-to-day financial activities, including invoicing, payments, payroll and reconciliations
* Lead business planning, projects & contribute to the SMT; act as the deputy to the finance director
* Ensure effective audit, risk & insurance functions underpinned by appropriate financial policies
* Lead, motivate & develop the finance team, supporting the CE in delivering strategic outcomes
* Advise on income, cost optimisation, spending and financial analysis of investment decisions
* Lead financial strategy planning and delivery, targets, KPIs & budgets, policies; manage contracts
* Present financial date in a clear, informative and easily digestible form to a wide variety of audiences
* Contribute to the overall resilience of the charity, building confidence in the financial performance
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Posted on: 25 February 2021
Closed date: 09 March 2021
Job ref: HQ00042169-SimonB
Tags: Finance