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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
An award winning national Housing Associated based in Leicester.
As a Financial Accountant working in the Treasury team, you be responsible for providing a comprehensive range of financial services for the team, ranging from monthly accounting, analysis, budgets, forecasts and associated reporting. You will process all treasury related posting on the main ledger, lead on all associated month end reporting activities, contribute towards budget setting, and support the ongoing development of all treasury related activities within the organisation. To be successful in the role, you will be trained up in some technical aspects of hedge accounting and financial stress testing, so this is a great role for someone who has an interest in developing their career either in treasury and.or commercial finance.
The Successful Candidate
- PQ, Finalist or Qualified accountant with sound academic track record.
- Proven accounting skills gained within a mid to large size organisation.
- Comfortable with all basic accounting principles including debits and credits, bank recs, journals, notes to account.
- Highly organised, strong with Excel with the ability to work effectively with large volumes of data.
- Excellent with people, particularly in explaining financial information to non-financial stakeholders.
What's on offer?
Basic Salary from c.£45,000 plus access to the lucrative social housing pension scheme. Based in Leicester with hybrid and flexible work arrangements. Our client also offers a health cash plan, access to a variety of perks and discounts, plus a proven commitment to supporting your career development
Our Finance Department is looking for a Mangament Accountant to join our growing team and Church. The Ideal canidate will be responsible for supporting the CFO and Finance Manager in the management of the financial and accounting aspects of Hillsong UK, with a focus on Financial Performance and Analysis, including budgeting and forecasting, detailed analysis and reporting.
Areas of responsibility include:
Budgeting and Forecasting
- Developing and maintaining robust financial models to inform good management decision making processes and allow financially responsible planning
- Lead the annual budgeting process in conjunction with Finance team, taking guidance from senior management and liaising with all areas of organisation
- Provide regular forecast and planning data and information, in line with changing and developing needs of organisation
Financial Performance and Analysis
- Identification, analysis and research of variances to forecasts, budget and prior years, proactively identifying opportunities for improvement in operational processes
- Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analysing causes of unexpected variances to budget / forecast
- Detailed understanding of all income streams, including production of in-depth analysis and management information to best equip management decision making. This includes accurate forecasting.
- Working with wider Finance team to ensure income systems and processes are continually improved and delivered to high standard
- Continually analyse and report on quality of data in ERP / ledger, working with Finance Manager to maintain high quality systems and accounting processes
- Management of costs and forecasts for large capital projects, including liaising with project management teams / leaders
- Manage treasury functions with Finance Manager, taking responsibility for cash forecasts
- Production of various reports to understand, analyse and provide recommendations on areas of operational and financial management.
Management Accounting and Information
- Working with the Finance Manager, collate regular management information for reporting to senior executive and other department managers
- Monthly reports on income, variance analysis etc, prepared for executive and board levels.
- Detailed analysis summarised and presented as logical and structured management information
- Other management reporting as and when required
- Work with Finance Manager and Operations Manager to equip all areas of organisation, ensuring Department Heads have sufficient information and analysis to drive decision making.
- Provide variance analysis and financial performance feedback to all areas of organisation
- Provide support to other Departments with financial management as needed.
Management of Finance Team
- Supporting Finance Manager to train and develop finance team
- Responsible for being income processes including ability to provide support to Giving Manager
SKILL & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
- Proven experience in an accounting role within a professional environment
- Qualified (ACA, ACCA, or equivalent)
- Experience in analysis and preparing financial information for reports and presentation, including ability to summarise complex data
- Ability and passion for structure, simplicity and efficiency required for logical, well-structured models and reporting.
- Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
- High attention to detail and ability to meet assigned deadlines with accurateness
- Comfortable working with various deadlines and multiple projects at the same time, delivering consistently in a dynamic, challenging environment
- Strong organisational skills and attention to detail including ability to self-review and maintain accuracy
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate financial information to non-financial peers
- Able to take initiative and self-manage your own workload
Why work for Hillsong Church?
We work in a dynamic, growing, Christ-centred environment that is influencing the world.
We’re always looking for people to join our team! We have a range of exciting employment opportunities spanning various occupations, capabilities, and skill levels. Turn your passion for God into a career that builds the local and global church.
Employees at Hillsong are offered some great benefits including:
- 28 Days Annual Leave including bank holidays PLUS additional leave for office closure on the days between Christmas and New Year
- Enhanced Company Maternity leave
- Employer Pension Contribution
- Flexible working including hybrid working from home where possible
- Annual staff retreat at offsite location
- In-house learning and development with access to resources via online platform for enhancing personal and professional skills
- Opportunity to apply for financial and leave support for external study programs and qualifications
- Access to Employee Assistance Programs, including health, wellbeing, and other support available. Specialist wellbeing resources and support available.
- Health Intervention program offering opportunity to be referred to professional health services.
- Interest free Season Ticket and Bike2Work loans
In accordance with the Equality Act there is a requirement to have an active faith in Jesus demonstrated by an involvement in a local church.
If this sounds like you, we would love for you to apply today!
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
About our organisation
The Soil Association, formed in 1946, is the only UK charity which works across the spectrum of human health, the environment and animal welfare. That’s because we cannot tackle these issues in isolation.
We campaign for change, we support farming innovation, we serve healthy food in communities, we support and grow the organic market, and we protect forests. We couldn't do any of this without our supporters, partners, donors and dedicated staff. We make a difference in the world where it’s needed the most.
About the opportunity
This is an opportunity to use your accounting and finance skills to make a difference. You will work as part of a busy Group Finance Team, supporting the decision-makers in the Charity by providing them with accurate, timely and useful information. The main focus of your role will be on producing the monthly Charity and Group Management Accounts as well as other regular and ad hoc reports. You will also play a key role in the annual budgeting and reforecast processes and work with the Group Financial Controller to create the Group’s Annual Report and Accounts.
• Qualified accountant or qualified by experience with excellent all-around accounting knowledge.
• Experience in month-end and year-end processes, including production of monthly Management Accounts and annual accounts.
• Good attention to detail and a focus on accuracy.
• Highly organised and able to prioritise to ensure you hit deadlines.
• A strong communicator who enjoys building relationships and working alongside non-Finance colleagues.
• A team player with a positive, flexible attitude.
We offer a range of financial and lifestyle benefits to all our employees, including:
27 days annual holiday increasing to 30 days with length of service plus bank holidays
Pension scheme with ethical investment options and employer contribution
Free membership of the Soil Association and discounts on organic produce
Volunteer days to give back to the local community or support green initiatives
Family friendly policies and flexible working
Cycle to work scheme
Sociable and engaging workplace of professionals that share a passion for healthy, sustainable lifestyle and produce
37.5 hours per week
Bristol/Hybrid - 2 days office based per week
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance, the purpose of this role provides financial support for the West End and Touring Productions of the National Theatre Productions Limited (NTPL) trading subsidiary of the National Theatre.
Working closely with the Head of Commercial Finance and the Production Managers in NTPL this role will provide financial management, oversight and provide quality financial reporting for our exciting programme of external theatre. The post-holder will work closely with the NTPL providing advice on budgeting, monitoring running accounts and forecasting commercial outcomes.
The successful candidate will have the following:
Financial Reporting Experience
Management Accounts experience
Full or part CCAB qualification
Arts Finance background
Attention to detail
Passion for theatre and the arts is desirable
If that sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!
The closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is: Sunday 17 July 2022, midnight
Please note that we will be interviewing candidates as applications come in and would therefore advise that you get your application in as soon as possible as this role may close early.
We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of society and welcome applications form everyone.
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for our vacancies.
HR Department 2022
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Your new company
Working with an extremely well-respected membership organisation this is a great role - you will utilise your management reporting experience and gain valuable business partnering experience.
Your new role
- Processing of financial transactions and supporting the reporting of Grants received.
- Assist the Head of Finance to ensure accurate financial records.
- Accountable for preparation of budgets and collation as a first point of contact, creating, running the month end process/year end and timetable and management reporting.
- Assistance/Preparation of staff payrolls, both UK and overseas.
- Assist the Head of Finance to develop and maintain effective systems
What you'll get in return
You will be a qualified or part qualified accountant and will ideally have experience of grant reporting and have has some exposure to payroll processing.
Elrha is a global charity that finds solutions to complex humanitarian problems through research and innovation. We are seeking a Management Accountant to hold a wide range of essential financial responsibilities. These include transactional processing, month-end procedures, supporting budget holders, and financial due diligence over grantees.
Our Management Accountant role is vital to Elrha’s robust financial management. It plays a critical part in ensuring that Elrha’s programmes and activities run smoothly and efficiently, while also supporting accurate and timely financial forecasting and reporting. This role is varied, touching on all aspects of Elrha’s financial management, and acts as a key contact for a range of stakeholders, both internal and external.
The profile of a successful candidates is a qualified or part-qualified accountant, with strong technical skills and the ability to translate these skills into working successfully with non-financial specialists. You will also have a good understanding of the practical interactions between an organisation’s operations, its key risks, and its financial data. Experience in the humanitarian and/or development sector will be an advantage, as will be knowledge of UK charity accounting and/or technical understanding of audit principles.
In addition, you will also:
- have the ability and willingness to take responsibility for a wide variety of tasks, ranging from routine administrative tasks and monthly reporting, to addressing technical accounting problems.
- be able to adapt to shifting priorities and responsibilities as the situation demands.
- take a constructive approach to problem-solving, applying judgment to consult with colleagues to ensure solutions meet the needs of all those affected.
- be a confident user of Microsoft Excel, comfortable working with pivot tables, lookups and similar advanced functions.
If you want to be part of an organisation that creates positive change in the humanitarian sector then join us and we’ll give you every opportunity to succeed.In return, we can offer a large degree of autonomy and flexibility for you to shape the role, develop, learn and grow professionally. We are a committed, friendly and collaborative team, and the role is a great opportunity to develop your skills across a wide financial remit.
Please review the full job description for further details. When applying you will be taken through the Save the Children recruitment system. Please ensure you complete the personal statement as part of the application process to explain how you feel you meet the requirements of the role and why you feel this is next career move for you.Please note that we will assess your communication skills on the quality of your personal statement and CV as well as any presented achievements.
Elrha is a global charity that finds solutions to complex humanitarian problems through research and innovation. We fund and support projects that go on to shape the way in which people across the world are supported during a crisis. We are based in the UK, but our roles have a global reach. We’re an established and respected part of the humanitarian community, working closely and meaningfully with our fellow networks and actors to make change happen.
Elrha is currently transitioning to new hybrid ways of working and with the aim of promoting flexible working practices. Other than the expectation to attend occasional team meetings in person, for the purposes of building personal connections and successful collaborations, employees can chose to work either in their designated office base or at their home within the UK. We are happy to discuss flexible working options and patterns at interview.
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
Elrha is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work both external and internal. We strive to be an inclusive employer and particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups such as returning parents or carers who are re-entering work after a career break, people who are LGBTQ+, from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, with a disability, impairment, learning difference or long-term condition, with caring responsibilities, from different nations and regions, and from less advantaged socioeconomic backgrounds.
Salaries and benefits
Jobs are positioned within the salary structure based on evaluation. New employees will usually be appointed at the bottom of the grade, however the appointed salary may also take into account the relevant experience a candidate brings to a role. Elrha is committed to paying staff in a fair and equitable way and will benchmark all salary offers in line with the pay of existing staff.
Elrha also has a comprehensive benefits package including 25 days holiday entitlement which increases year on year, 5% employer pension contribution (3% employee contribution) and life cover.
Any employment with Elrha will be subject to the following checks prior to your start date:
- a satisfactory police record check to include a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and/or an International Criminal Record Check (If applicable)
- receipt of satisfactory references
- proof of eligibility to work in the national location for this role
Elrha is a wholly owned subsidiary of Save the Children. We are able to benefit from a range of support services provided by Save the Children UK, including recruitment systems. For this reason you will be directed to Save the Children UK’s job portal upon clicking ‘apply’.
Please ensure you read the full job description and complete the Personal Statement as requested in the application process. We look forward to hearing from you
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
A large Arts organisations in Central London is looking for a Management Accountant to join the team on a permanent contract. They are offering flexible hours, hybrid working and on the job training with Study Support.
A lovely Arts organisation in Central London, offering hybrid working and flexible hours.
Working with all budget holders, the Finance Manager and the Finance Director to develop budgets in line with the strategic plans on a timely and accurate basis.
The timely production of accurate monthly management accounts and disseminated to all budget holders;
The initial review of draft management accounts with the Finance Manager and Finance Director prior to their circulation;
Holding meetings as appropriate with budget holders to review current spend and develop action plans for achieving budget;
Timely and appropriate commentary on the management accounts by each budget holder including their action plans for how negative variances are to be addressed;
Liaise with HR to produce summary reports that identify staff costs compared to budget by department and/or project and explain the variances.
Active review of management reporting formats and processes ensuring that management accounts remain relevant and key trends are highlighted effectively.
Reconciliation of key balance sheet accounts as directed by the Finance Manager. Reconciliations to be completed monthly
The post holder must be part qualified in a professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) and should be actively studying toward completion.
Excellent numeracy and Microsoft Excel skills.
Must be confident in manipulating data in spreadsheets and using those to present financial analysis in a clear and concise manner.
Management accounting experience within either a commercial or not for profit organisation including month end reporting, forecasting, budgeting and variance analysis is highly beneficial.
Previous experience working in a finance department.
Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and manage conflicting stakeholder priorities.
Strong Interpersonal skills both face to face and over digital media. Able to present financial information in a clear and understandable manner to nonfinance stakeholders.
Ability to work effectively within and between teams to achieve common objectives.
Inquisitive and determined to solve problems and provide appropriate action and solutions.
Proactive and willingness to take ownership and achieve outstanding standards of accuracy and attention to detail.
£38,000 - 41,000 per annum
On the job Training and Study Support
Management accountant role for a newly qualified accountant at a London Museum.
This Museum is a national institution and is one of the most widely recognised organisations in the country, with visitors from all over the world.
- Produce management accounts for business units, including detailed analysis
- Business partner key stakeholders to support decision making
- Contribute to the museums annual year end process
- Work on key projects across the organisation as financial lead
You will be a newly qualified accountant from accountancy practice (ACA, ICAEW, ICAS or similar) and have a strong understanding of technical finance, alongside dealing with key stakeholders at a senior level.
An understanding of the arts or not-for-profit sector and government department based reporting would be extremely helpful.
Salary c£45,000 plus benefits
I am excited to be working with an amazing health charity in search of an Interim Management Accountant for 3 - 4 months (part-time/fulltime). You will be working with the Head of Finance, Directors and budget holders to deliver accurate, reliable and accessible financial reports and analysis, needed to effectively fulfil financial management accountabilities.
Prepare accurate and timely monthly management accounts, with commentary, to ensure the business is aware of its financial position against budget and accountable for its activities.
Prepare and maintain all Balance Sheet reconciliations (excluding Bank accounts), ensuring monthly postings are made to the relevant general ledger accounts in the Trust's finance system (Microsoft Navision).
Prepare and post all journals required to be made to the general ledger in the Trust's finance system.
Ensure all material budget variances and differences are investigated and explained to the satisfaction of budget holders and the Head of Finance.
Provide budget holders with monthly transaction reports in a timely manner, ensuring that responses are received and posting any required changes to the Trust's finance system.
Create and update budget / forecast templates for use by budget holders, ensuring that the financial information is in line with the Trust's finance system and that instructions are provided in a jargon-free and understandable way.
Review the templates for improvements and ensure that adequate space is provided for explanation of any changes.
Work closely with budget holders to deliver accurate and reliable quarterly forecasts so that the year-end position is always under review.
Support the Head of Finance with the preparation of information for the project to upgrade the current Trust finance system. This will include extraction of data, agreement on format for transfer of relevant data and involvement in meetings and discussions with the chosen provider for the upgrade.
Qualified accountant (CCAB or equivalent) with strong technical skills or actively studying towards a professional qualification.
If you have the above skills and experience and are immediately available please apply online today, I would love to speak to you!
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 pro rata per annum
Hours: 37hrs per week
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Based in Bradford, with hybrid working
An opportunity has arisen for a Management Accountant, within their Finance Team reporting to CEO.
The main objectives of the role are:
Responsible for the smooth operation and management of the company’s finance function; preparation and maintenance of accurate, up to date, financial records and reports for all of the companies activities, including:
• Monthly management accounts
• Budgets and forecasts;
All positions are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exemptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for an Enhanced Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions, cautions, warnings and reprimands
Their organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.
Our client is an equal opportunities employer. They wish to encourage the recruitment of staff from under-represented groups to apply for the advertised positions. Our client will seek to recruit the best candidate for the job based on merit. The recruitment and selection process will ensure the identification of the person best suited to the job and Our client .
No Agencies Please
Management Accountant Responsibilities
• Personal initiative expected to be exercised referring complex policy problems to the Chief Executive
• To exercise judgement on the preparation and presentation of financial and management accounts
• Provide advice on key commercial decisions
• To take all decisions in connection with the management of cashflow
• Preparation of timely monthly management accounts and finance reports
• Preparation of annual budget and rolling forecasts
• To oversee the preparation of annual statutory accounts
• To support all operational project managers with provision of timely financial information and analysis
• To implement and maintain effective financial control systems and to plan
• Working with the HR manager to prepare and process the monthly payroll
• Authorise payments and act as bank signatory
• Review and enhance systems and/or sub-systems which reflect the changing needs of the organisation
• To maintain positive, professional working relationships with bankers and auditors
• Responsible for maintaining inventories of Group assets
• To provide costings for all business activities including bids to external organisations as required
• Attend Senior Management Team and Board meetings
Our client is an equal opportunities employer and requires its employees to carry out its policies in terms of equal opportunity for employment and access to the Company's services. Job share applicants are welcome to apply for all full-time posts unless otherwise stated in the advertisement.
The following is a summary of the criteria they will use to shortlist and select applicants indicating where they are essential or desirable and how they will be identified:
• Professionally qualified as an Accountant (ACA / ACMA / ACCA)
• Accountancy training
• Use of computerised accounting systems
• At least 3 year’s experience in a senior finance role
• Computerised financial systems, including payroll
• Committed to the aims and objectives of the Company
• Analytical skills of a high order
• An understanding and acceptance of the importance of diversity in the workplace
• Able to present complex information clearly and concisely
• Planning and monitoring skills
• Able to introduce new systems that are user friendly
• Able to effectively harness new technology for the benefit of the
• Personal Circumstances
• Capable of working under pressure
• Calm, thorough, meticulous, disciplined approach
• Open minded, persuasive, accepting of the need to change
• Practical & Intellectual Skills
• Company Law
• Company Secretary role previously undertaken
• Degree or equivalent
• Knowledge of Sage Financial software
• Knowledge of both public and private sectors
• Prepared to work unsociable hours, including evening meetings/ weekends
You may have experience of the following: Accountant, Management Accountant, Finance Manager, Corporate Accountant, Assistant Accountant, Financial Controller, Financial Analyst, Senior Accountant, etc.
Ref: 134 236
This role is a fantastic opportunity to transition from technical month-end report to commercial analysis of the business with respect to potential risks and opportunities.
We are working with a highly reputed organisation within the arts sector. They are based in central London and will require the successful candidate to come into the office twice a week.
- Produce month end accounts for your department
- Put together your departments annual budget
- Compare actuals vs forecast and provide commentary on variances
- Advise your budget holders on their spend, with reference to risk and opportunities within the department/ wider business
- Produce dashboards to provide a holistic view of departments financial health
- Newly qualified accountant from practice of industry
- Excellent at relationship building
- Salary package up to £51,000
- Renown employer, who is known internationally and across different sectors
- Fantastic development opportunity for an ambitious, qualified accountant
Prospectus is delighted to be working with The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust to recruit an Accountant who will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Trust's finances. Reporting to the Director, you will: ensure the integrity of the Trust's financial data and controls; monitor the financial progress of major grants; oversee payments to grant-holders and suppliers; produce quarterly management accounts and cashflow forecasts; and manage the annual audit and the production of the statutory accounts.
Please note this role is offered on a part time basis of 0.6 FTE (21 hours a week) with 1 day worked in their central London office.
The Trust is a grant-making charity endowed by Sir Jules Thorn, who built a group of successful companies to form one of the UK's largest electrical businesses. The largest grants support translational medical research undertaken in the UK's leading medical schools and NHS organisations, but the Trust is also committed to supporting broader aspects of health and care. The Trust typically makes new awards of around £4m each year.
The main responsibilities of this role are to develop, maintain and document robust financial procedures and controls, to track the financial progress of major grants and to receive, check, process and monitor all requests for payment from grant-holders, contractors and staff. You will monitor short and long-term grant commitments, work with the Director to manage the Trust's cashflow and effective management of cash balances and prepare the year-end audit file and draft statutory accounts. This includes notes and figures in the Trustees' Report; ensuring they are compliant with the Charity SORP.
To be successful as an Accountant you will have experience of operating financial accounting systems and controls including data entry, payroll preparation and oversight, reconciliations, journal entries, audit, budgeting and forecasting. You will have good, current knowledge of charity accounting law, including best practice as defined under the Charity SORP and relevant accounting standards, alongside substantial experience of online accounting systems.
In order to apply, simply submit your CV, covers letters are not required. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and arrange for a call to discuss the role further.
A fantastic opportunity to join the Financial Reporting team as an Assistant Accountant. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the team with the documentation, maintenance and improvement of financial processes, controls and data, as well as taking responsibility for a range of detailed accounting tasks. For the right candidate there will be opportunity to receive full study support towards professional qualifications.
We pride ourselves in being a great place to work, providing a supportive culture with opportunities to grow and develop your career, achieve a healthy work life balance and to be recognised for the great work you do. The role benefits from a competitive salary, generous pension, hybrid, flexible working, 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) - increasing to 38 days over 5 years, options to buy and sell holiday, free first/mental aid first aider courses, Blue Light shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme, life assurance, flu jab, eye care, mental health and wellbeing tools and volunteering days.
Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)
- Experience in preparing and explaining accounting transactions
- Experience of complex reconciliation of financial information
- Experience in using SUN and Proactis or similar accounting systems
- Knowledge of accounting principles under UK GAAP
- Able to use Microsoft technologies at an advanced level including Excel
- Capable of multi-tasking and prioritising work to meet challenging deadlines
- Professional Accounting Qualification (part qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA or Level 4 AAT) or demonstrably qualified by experience is desirable.
About the Role:
Key responsibilities include:
- Handling complex financial reconciliation processes
- Performing creditor account reconciliations, together with variance analysis and investigation where necessary
- Involvement in monthly and year-end financial reporting
- Involvement in VAT checking processes
- Providing month end support to the Management Accounts team, including the reconciliation of accounts, as well as the creation and posting of journals relating to and reconciliation of accrual, prepayment and accrued and deferred income balances
- Completion of year end audit requests and preparation of statutory accounts processes
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team of over 1,700 employees and over 30,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through essential first aid services, training and campaigning. As a charity with rich heritage and a long history of serving humanity, we are proud of our past and excited about creating a healthier, safer, more resilient future.
St John Ambulance are committed to increasing the diversity of our team and making sure we best reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.At St John, everyone is valued and supported to thrive, we have several networks including Multi Culture, Disability and Accessibility, Pride, Family and Carers and Women’s groups. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and engender a sense of belonging for all, by creating an environment of mutual respect, where we value unique differences and demonstrate authentic allyship. We believe passionately in equality, diversity and inclusion.
Please note: St John does not accept speculative CVs and will only review CVs sent in application for an advertised vacancy.
Recruitment Agencies: We are not utilising the services of recruitment agencies for this vacancy and will accept direct applications only.
Management Accountant, Central London – Arts & Theatre, up to £40,000
A new Management Accountant position has become available in a leading theatre organisation based in Central London. This is an excellent opportunity for part qualified accountants looking to move into a more commercial and forward looking role. We are looking for bright and engaging juniors who want to progress in a small and supportive production finance team.
- To work with the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager to monitor, analyse, and report on actuals, budgets and forecasts.
- To take responsibility for monthly reporting activities and ensure that information is presented in a meaningful, transparent, and timely manner.
- To take ownership for monitoring income and expenditure to ensure budgets are met or targets achieved. A key process of this is ensuring variances to forecast or budget are thoroughly investigated in a timely manner.
- To calculate all royalties due across all platforms based on their royalty cycle, and methods of calculation.
- To be involved, in operations team and Finance Department special projects, annual budget setting, reporting roll out, finance systems process improvements, modelling work, and any other general requirements.
- To be responsible for the month and year end processes for departmental budgets, including the posting of accurate accruals, prepayments and deferred income; and to reconcile and provide commentary on any variances to budget and forecast.
- To assist the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager and auditors in year-end statutory accounts reporting.
- To assist the financial accountants with relevant balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring postings are clear and understood by all, and balances substantiated.
- To become a ‘super user’ of the organisation’s financial reporting tools and purchasing systems, providing support to other users as required.
- To line manage the Assistant Management Accountant and Finance Assistant
Key Skills & Qualifications:
- Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA accountant looking to complete their qualification
- Experience working in a finance team, preferably with some work towards the management accounts already
- Keen interest in the Arts and Theatre would be desirable
- Experience in charity is preferred
- Energetic, enthusiastic and a team player – willing to get involved and help out the function as a whole
- Able to work independently and autonomously