SW1Y, London
£43,605 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine. The Society’s fundamental purpose is to recognise, promote and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity. The Society has played a part in some of the most fundamental, significant and life-changing discoveries in scientific history and Royal Society scientists continue to make outstanding contributions to science across the wide breadth of research areas.


The Financial Accountant supports the Financial Controller in providing an excellent financial accounting service. The role focuses on ensuring the timely closure of ledgers at month-end, payroll reconciliation and postings, KPIs, monthly reconciliation of key balance sheet accounts, assist with the production of SORP accounts, review and implement financial policies as well as maintenance of the Society’s assets, including bank accounts, investments and fixed and heritage assets.


Reports to: Financial Controller

Line manages: No direct line management duties. Day-to-day supervision of Sales and Purchase Ledger Finance Analysts.

Location: 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG (Temporarily remote)

Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week

Pay Band: D, £43,605 per annum

All applications must be made on The Royal Society's Job portal.

Posted on: 26 April 2021
Closed date: 16 May 2021
Job ref: 2021-1434
Tags: Finance

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.