£45000 - £48000 per annum
Job description

The Financial Controller role reports into the Head of Financial accounting and effectively acts as the deputy in the preparation of the organisations statutory accounts. This is a great role for someone that has recently qualified and is looking for a broad technical position.

Client Details

Our client is a one of the fastest growing homeless charities in the UK and is actively tackling the issues of homelessness. With ambitious expansion plans this is a fantastic time to join as it seeks to grow over the coming years.


The Financial Controller position will involve the following responsibilities:

  • Line manage 1 finance assistant providing support, training and development opportunities.
  • Responsible for all the financial accounting activities and financial control monitoring
  • Maintain and develop accounts payable and receivable services.
  • Produce cash flow reports and forecasts.
  • Manage all restricted funding and ensure all funds are agreed and utilised in line with business aims.
  • Manage payroll accounts
  • Maintain compliance with HRMC gift aid requirements and prepare VAT returns for the organisation.
  • Produce and review annual reports and month-end balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Liaise with external advisors on tax efficiencies



  • Newly qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Exposure to the preparation of statutory accounts and ideally hands on experience of preparing them yourself.
  • Excellent analytical skills to review data effectively.
  • Experience of developing complex spreadsheet models for record keeping and reporting financial information with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills across a range of audiences.


  • Knowledge and experience of managing VAT, Gift Aid, and tax matters.
  • Experience of working within the property/housing sector.
  • Technical understanding of Housing SORP.

Job Offer

£45,000-48,000 + Excellent benefits, working from home options and

Posted on: 10 June 2020
Closed date: 08 July 2020
Job ref: 14094971/001
Tags: Finance