London, Greater London
£40,000 - £45,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
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Job description

Financial Accountant, Central London – Charity, up to £45,000

A leading children’s charity is looking for a qualified Financial Accountant to step into their team and help the Controls Manager through year end and process improvements. This position is ideal for an ACA qualified accountant looking for their first step into a NFP organisation with a plan to progress through a large finance team. Suitable candidates will be comfortable in a fast paced and ever-changing environment and have a strong technical accounting background.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the monthly and year-end close process
  • Ensuring the continuous improvement and the monitoring of internal controls – performing relevant tasks in relation to the balance sheet
  • Monitoring and forecasting cash flow and supporting treasury management
  • Maintain constructive relationships with the bank and investment advisors
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns for the organisation and its trading companies
  • Supporting the Financial Accounting & Control Manager in the delivery of the consolidated statutory accounts of the organisation and all subsidiaries
  • Working alongside other teams within Finance and the organisation more generally, actively continue to develop the financial processes and procedures to improve performance and efficiency


Key Skills & Qualifications:

  • ACA/ACCA Qualified technical accountant with minimum of 3 years’ experience in an accounting team
  • Strong academics throughout
  • Good interpersonal skills and team player
  • Strong financial controls
  • Interest in working for a charity and a passion for the organisation
Posted on: 15 September 2021
Closing date: 15 October 2021
Job ref: EJP4
Tags: Finance
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