NFP People
£30,000 per year
Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

Assistant Management Accountant

We now have a number of exciting opportunities for flexible and proactive individuals to join the charity’s 20+ strong Finance Department.

Position: Assistant Management Accountant

Location: Working principally from home, flexibility will be required for occasional onsite working in Devon, currently estimated to be 1-2 days per week

Hours: Full-time (part-time considered - minimum 21 hours per week)

Salary: £30,000 per annum, plus study support

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Generous annual leave, pension scheme, Healthshield plan, confidential counselling service, subsidised restaurant, free parking, enhanced maternity/paternity benefits, Life Assurance Scheme, 31 day’s holiday per year, inclusive of the 8 statutory public holidays. This increases by one day each year until a maximum of 34 days is reached.

Closing Date: Sunday 10 July 2022.

The Role

As Assistant Management Accountant in either the Equine Operations and Resources area or the Income and Marketing Communications area (including commercial operations), you will provide support to cost centre managers, together with comprehensive analysis of income/expenditure and will be responsible for monthly accruals and prepayments.

Principal duties and responsibilities within this multifunctional and rewarding role will include the following:

  • Assisting in the production of the monthly management accounts, including accruals and prepayments, and writing variance commentary for dedicated cost centres
  • Providing a finance business partnering service, giving advice and support to cost centre managers including training and coaching on all aspects of quarterly reforecasting and monthly reporting
  • The collation and analysis of high volumes of complex data, interpreting trends and variances from budgets and forecasts
  • The provision of high-quality management accounting data
  • Management of the General Ledger and Project Ledger

Please note: a generous study support package including both cost and time elements will be offered.

About You

With strong communication, collaborative and interpersonal skills, the Assistant Management Accountant will ensure that strong relationships are developed and maintained with operational managers and their teams, improving the impact and understanding of financial reporting on charity performance and delivering insight that links financial reports to business strategies.

You will have:

  • AAT or part qualified CIMA is preferred, although QBE will also be considered
  • Experience in a management accounting/finance business partner role
  • Experience of a computerised accounting system
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft applications, particularly Excel, including some experience of dealing with high volumes of data

Knowledge of Open Accounts software, experience of budgeting and forecasting and experience of playing a key role in projects are desirable.

In return…

The charity offers a working environment second to none. Based in Sidmouth in East Devon – an area of outstanding natural beauty – the offices are located in a glorious setting overlooking the sea, there is a staff wellbeing programme and the organisations initiatives have received a royal seal of approval (recently highly commended in the 2021 Princess Anne Training Awards for the response to Covid-19), and the hundreds of resident donkeys – some literally a few yards from your office – will always be pleased to see you!

About the Organisation

The charity is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide. They are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering and their contribution to humanity is fully valued.

“The Sanctuary is a positive place to work with friendly staff and a wonderful charity. With amazing work throughout the world, once you join you never want to leave!”

Our client is a Disability Confident Employer. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults) and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.

You may have experience in areas such as Management Accountant, Accountant, Senior Management Accountant, Junior Management Accountant, Lead Management Accountant, Project Management Accountant, Assistant Accountant, Finance, Finance Controller, Finance Manager, Business Accountant, Finance Manager, Finance Director, Head of Finance, Business Accountant, Accountant, CCAB, Financial Controller, Financial Control, CFO. ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA.

Posted on: 20 June 2022
Closed date: 10 July 2022 at 23:30
Job ref: 3625
Tags: Finance, Operations