Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists
London (On-site)
£40k - 45k per year
Job description
I am happy to be working with a thriving legal advice charity in search of a Management Accountant. This is a new 3-6 Month FTC role reporting to the Head of Finance. The role has been created to enable the organisation to handle a busy business development period which is occurring at the same time as a period of transition between Directors of Finance. The role will involve working closely with the Head of Finance across a range of tasks within a small busy Finance team.

Job purpose:
As Management Accountant, you will help ensure the trustees, senior leadership and staff of this thriving and busy London-based national charity have all of the necessary controls in place over the charity's complex finances, and have access to accurate and timely financial information, to enable them to deliver excellent, life-changing services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
To assist the Head of Finance on a flexible basis across a wide range of tasks including:
VAT analysis and reporting.
Variance analysis including performance commentary
Preparation of monthly management accounts
Accruals and prepayments
Preparing supporting analysis, commentary, and key performance indicators
Assisting with period end processes, journal adjustments, recharges, and reconciliations, audit queries
Payroll reviews on a monthly basis.
Production of accurate and timely management accounts for budget holders.
Supporting the Fundraising team with the production of financial reports for charitable trusts and foundations who have made restricted grants for specific initiatives.
Supporting the Business Development team with analysis of contract performance for commissioned services.
Preparing and producing a range of financial reports for the Senior Leadership Team on key indicators including cash and cashflow and investment performance.
Cost allocations against contracts and restricted grants and re-charging between cost centres.
Address all external and internal audit tasks relating to contracts, preparing audit evidence and liaising with commissioners and customers as required in order to fulfil audit requirements.
Undertake any other duties commensurate with the role and as requested by the Head of Finance.

Essential experience, qualifications and capabilities:

Full or part accounting qualification (ACMA, ACA, ACCA or overseas equivalent)
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Experience of Sage Line 50
Experience of charity accounting (in line with the Charity SORP) including dealing with restricted funding and charity VAT exemptions/part exemptions.
Experience of working in an organisation with multiple income streams and types, such as contracts, grants, earned income (trading) and donations.

If you have the above skills and experience and are immediately available, please apply online today!
Posted on: 16 January 2022
Closed date: 04 February 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: HQ00043486
Tags: Finance