City of London, Greater London
£40,000 - £45,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

An international humanitarian charity is looking for a Senior Accountant for a 12 month fixed term contract. This is a broad role with the ultimate aim to support the finance function as a whole. This would be an ideal role for a fully qualified and experienced charity finance professional motivated by an interesting and varied workload, as well as working with a team to contribute tangible impact to an organisation during a critical period of change.


Core Responsibilities

  • Management accounting/month end processes
  • Financial reporting & analysis
  • Budgeting & planning
  • Internal processes/controls
  • Payments and cash-flow


Person Specification

  • Fully qualified accountant - CIMA, ACA, ACCA or other generally recognised accountancy qualification
  • Experience of working in charitable organisation
  • Proven significant experience of using automated accounting packages and purchase ledger systems
  • Excellent working knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office
  • High to advanced Excel level
  • Experience with financial statements in accordance with UK GAAP and the Charity SORP (FRS102)
  • Experience of playing a significant role in the statutory audit process of a charity
  • Ability to work mainly unsupervised to deliver against agreed priorities within broad guidelines
  • Team player with the interpersonal skills and flexibility necessary to work within a small team


This is an exciting opportunity to join and add value to a well-respected UK charity. The is a 12 month fixed term contract role. To discover more about this opening, please apply online. Applications will be considered as they are received.

Posted on: 12 February 2020
Closed date: 13 March 2020
Tags: Finance