Management Accountant Jobs
Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.
Our Finance Team is expanding and we have an exciting opportunity available for a Management Accountant! You will be part of our finance team and will be responsible for producing monthly management accounts, assisting annual budgeting and restricted funding income. This is to provide support in decision making across relevant areas of the organisation and to continuously improve the efficiency and quality of what we do to support other functions in driving efficiencies and reducing costs.
You will report into the Interim Financial controller and will work as part of a team alongside our experienced and knowledgeable Finance Business Partners.
Title: Management Accountant
Salary: £23,699 pro rata of £47,397 per year
Contract: 6 Month Fixed Term Contract
Location: London (Working from home is an option in line with Crisis’ homeworking policy (minimum of one day a week in the office).
About the role
As management accountant, you will –
- To produce accurate monthly management accounts for the organisation
- Assisting forecasts and budgets in liaison with the Finance Business Partners and budget managers providing support and advice for new projects/contracts when required. Applicants will need a keen eye for detail!
- To manage and plan restricted funding ensuring funds are spent in accordance with supporter requirements.
- Assisting in year-end statutory audit process
To be successful in this role you will have ACCA/ CIMA or equivalent CCAB recognised accounting qualification, or working towards such a qualification, or can demonstrate being qualified by experience. The ideal candidate for this role will
- Be a self-starter with an excellent communication and interpersonal skills to provide industry-leading customer service to all internal and external customers.
- Have strong interpersonal skills are required to liaise confidently with other parts of the Business
- Have an inquiring and analytical mind, and be able to demonstrate good attention to detail
- Have an innovative approach and ability to work in a changing environment
We believe diversity is a strength, and our aim is to make sure that Crisis truly reflects the communities we serve. We are actively working towards our organisation being a place where everyone can thrive and make their best contribution to our mission of ending homelessness for good. We know that the more perspectives, voices, and experiences we can bring to this work, the better. We particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of homelessness, and people from all marginalised groups, communities and backgrounds.
Working at Crisis
As a member of the team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:
- Interest free loans for travel season ticket, cycle to work, and deposit to secure a tenancy
- Pension scheme with an employer contribution of 8.5%
- 28 days’ annual leave
- Enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental, and adoption pay
- Flexible working around the core hours 10am-4pm
- And more! (Full list of benefits available on website)
Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.
When you join us, you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation.
How to apply
If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below.
Closing date: 01/01/2024 (at 23:59)
Interviews will be held on w/c 8th January 2023
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a creative Assistant Shop Manager (Multi-site) who is looking to make their mark in a high profile store in Aldridge . You will join us on a part time, permanent basis, working 14 hours per week on a rota basis (to include some weekends), and in return you will receive a salary of up to £7,934.02 per annum plus excellent benefits.
Please note, as this is a multi-site role, the succesful canddiate will be expected to cover other shops in the area therefore a driving licence and access to a car are required (overtime and milage will be paid when covering other shops).
Since 1927, Cats Protection has helped thousands of cats each year, across the UK. As a community of volunteers, employees, supporters and partners, we’ve improved the lives of millions of cats and transformed the way millions of people see and care for cats.
Each of our shops has its own charm and personality due to our dedicated volunteers and colleagues. From vintage jewellery and jigsaws to harps and handbags, whether our customers are looking for that 'must have' item or simply a 'missing piece', our team of Assistant Shop Managers ensure customers are met with great customer service. We are helping the environment while improving the lives of cats, one t-shirt at a time.
Responsibilities of our Assistant Shop Manager:
As an Assistant Shop Manager you will assist with managing all shop activities and together with the wider management team, achieve set targets and maximise financial contribution to the charity. You will help with overseeing and managing all shop activities including recruiting, training and managing an effective team of volunteers; being responsible for the day to day running of the shop on days when the Shop Manager is not present, ensuring it meets agreed income and expenditure targets for Cats Protection and taking responsibility for the shop’s accounting procedures including cash reconciliation, daily banking and till procedures.
What we’re looking for in our Assistant Shop Manager:
- Previous retail experience
- A strong communicator with excellent organisational skills
- A highly self-motivated, positive and resilient individual
- The ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with a variety of people
- Confidence working well on own initiative
- Experience of working in retail management is highly desirable, as is experience working in the charity retail sector
What we can offer you:
- salary of up to £7,934.02 per annum
- generous annual leave entitlement
- contribution pension scheme
- life assurance scheme
- range of health benefits inlcuding private healthcare
- Employee Assistance Programme
- and more
Through our values and behaviours we help people see the world through cats’ eyes. Together we can make a difference.
Join us as our Assistant Shop Manager and know you are helping to make a real difference to cats and kittens across the UK!
Closing date: 1st January 2024
Virtual interview date: Week commencing 8th January 2024
Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment. Please note, applications received after the closing date may not be responded to.
Please email if you require any adjustments to be made for you to complete your application or to participate in the recruitment journey.
Royal Association for Deaf People (RAD) have an opportunity for a Management Accountant to join our team on a part-time, permanent basis (22.5 hours per week). This is a home-based role however regular travel to our Colchester and London offices will be required so the ideal candidate would be within commutable distance within these regions. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of up to £35,000 per annum pro rata.
RAD encourages honesty and openness. It provides a safe place to work and encourages development and participation. Our values are at the heart of our work. They define TeamRAD – who we are, and how we will behave.
Everyone in TeamRAD is expected to commit to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) and to embed associated principles throughout all working practices.
About the role:
As our Management Accountant, your main responsibility is to provide the organisation and its management with prompt and accurate financial information which supports effective decision making. The finance team is small, and the Management Accountant is expected to have some responsibilities to ensure RAD maintains strong internal financial controls and remains robust when there is absence.
Key Responsibilities as our Management Accountant will include:
- Reviewing the monthly payroll preparation and ensuring accuracy, including the coding of costs to departments and projects
- Preparing or overseeing the preparation of all bank reconciliations and other account analysis
- Ensuring that finance documentation is securely stored and destroyed in line with RAD’s data protection and retention policies
- Preparing monthly management accounts and forecasts in line with agreed timelines, including income and expenditure accounts, balance sheet and cash flow forecasts
- Taking an active role in the preparation of the annual budget and outline budgets for future years, in line with strategy
- Working with budget holders, management colleagues and the Business Development team to prepare project budgets for funding applications and/or Commercial Service proposals
- Ensuring processes are in place to accurately allocate time and costs of colleagues to projects and services
- Preparing financial reconciliations of all projects and supporting the Data Insight team with financial information needed for monitoring returns
- Building financial literacy and confidence with budget holders, including ensuring they can use Sage Intacct
- Providing support to the Executive Team and Managers as required
- Takingan active role in the preparation of RAD’s statutory accounts
- Ensuring budget holders receive detailed monthly management accounts within agreed timescales, and deliver regular, timely, accurate financial information and analysis to them to ensure they have a good understanding of the financial situation of all projects and services
- Taking an active role to keep the financial reporting under review to ensure that it meets the needs of all users and adapt where necessary
Essential requirements we’re looking for in our Management Accountant:
- A recognised accountancy qualification – full or part qualification or; Qualified by experience
- Qualifications in BSL, or willingness to achieve minimum Level 2
- Experience of working as a management accountant
- Experience of working within a high performing finance team
- Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel/Word/Teams/Outlook)
- Able to process complex financial information and present the results clearly and concisely for nonfinancial colleagues
- Plans and organises resources to meet strict deadlines
- Builds and manages successful inter-departmental relationships
- Responds flexibly to the needs of the business
- Identifies and supports mitigation of risk
- Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
- Good personal presentation and interpersonal skills
- Strong organisational and administrative skills
- Strong analytical skills
- Logical thinker
If you have a positive attitude, a flexible approach, and would like to join us as our Management Accountant, we’d love to hear from you.
Closing date: Midday, Tuesday 9th January 2024
Interview date: Wednesday 17th January 2024 at our Colchester office
No CV’s accepted
Organisational Context and Role Purpose
Keychange is a Christian Charity working in elderly residential Care and Housing communities. A practicing Christian would be desirable for this role, as it is important that all employees understand the Christian vision, ethos, values and culture of the organisation.
Keychange is going through a time of positive change, that is creating new opportunities to impact more of the vulnerable adults in a deeper way we work with. This transition means that this role will have lots of chances to help influence how we deliver the impacting vision well.
This is an exciting role in Keychange as we increase our provision of broader Finance capacity. The role will work within the Finance team and will be responsible for delivering robust management and financial data for the community managers, leadership, and Trustees to drive operational success. We are looking for a person who will have expertise in delivering financial analysis and producing management information for non-Finance users.
In addition, you will support the Director of Finance producing management accounts, ad hoc reporting, implementing cost control, and streamlining processes. The role requires a candidate with strong accounts payable and receivable knowledge.
· Producing Management Accounts timely each month
· Assist in meetings with Managers to discuss performance against budget, management accounts support, make recommendations to ensure costs are controlled
· Collaboration with budget holders and Finance team to create forecasts and assist with annual budget preparation
· Liaise with external providers
· Review and recommend system and process improvements
Business support and analysis
· Perform regular supplier and customer ledger reconciliations and bank reconciliation
· Conduct internal checks to ensure integrity and accuracy of data, adjusting as appropriate
· Support year end accounts preparation and processes
· Manage provision of data required for external audit, including preparation of information requests
· Support on filing regular compliance returns timely (Companies House, Charity Commission, ONS)
· Support the Finance team with data needed for outsourced finance processer
· Support other areas of Central Office where needed
· Work in a flexible manner, taking initiative and prioritising the needs of the organisation
· Attend regular line-management meetings
· To attend relevant training sessions as required by the role and your line manager
· Any other reasonable duties as required
· We encourage those from a Christian background to apply
· 3 years plus experience of working in a similar role
· Highly organised ability to manage, multiple projects and diverse workload
· Recent Accounts Payable and Receivable (desirable)
· Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build effective working relationships.
· A team player with a flexible, "can do" attitude, with a problem solving approach
· Experience of internal and external stakeholder engagement
· Excellent numeracy, literacy, analytical and communication skills
· Ability to use initiative and ask questions about existing processes
· Excellent IT skills and ability to effectively use computer software packages
· Flexible and adaptable, able to respond to ongoing change and lead others through change
· Experience line managing staff (desirable)
· Relevant professional accounting qualification essential
· Experience in XERO Accounting system essential
· Strong knowledge of Excel, able to create models, and work with large data sets
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you looking for a dynamic and rewarding role working for an organisation with the feminist agenda at the core of its ethos? Then Advance Charity could be the career choice for you!
We are looking for a Management Accountant
Salary: £40,000 - £48,000 (depending on experience)
Hours: Full Time
This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
Please note: Any offer of employment will be made subject to references, confirmation of the right to work in the UK, and satisfactory enhanced DBS check. This role is also subject to Police Vetting.
Advance is an award-winning and innovative women-only organisation, established in 1998, providing emotional and practical support to women and girls survivors of domestic abuse and supporting women with short-term sentences to reduce offending. We believe in empowering women and girls to lead safe, non-violent, equal lives so that they can flourish and contribute to the community.
We are a community-based organisation who lead in best practice approaches to supporting women in their local community. We achieve this by being available to meet and support women in local settings and at our women’s centres, and by working in close partnership with other agencies.
Our values are to listen and support, to empower and respect, collaboration, innovation, and accountability.
About the role:
The Management Accountant's responsibility is to ensure that the financial information we have supports the managers and the board to make decisions and is assisted in this by the Finance Officer. You will engage with the budget holders to ensure the financial information is informative and understood to assist with their decision making. You will have experience of financial management, well run administrative systems and a proven ability to both motivate and be a part of effective teams. You will need to have excellent communication and organisational skills and be proactive and solution focussed.
To be successful, the Management Accountant the ideal candidate will have:
Experience of managing and working within budgets, and of reviewing and analysing management accounts. A good understanding of the principles underpinning financial planning and of demonstrating impact and value for money. You will have a firm commitment to women, children’s and young people’s rights and to work within Advance’s framework and its core values.
Ideally, a proven track record in charity management and a good understanding of the environment in which charities operate (preferable but not essential) and a successful track record of building and maintaining networks and partnerships.
With excellent written and oral communication skills, along with strong presentational and influencing abilities and a result focussed, solution-oriented and positive approach. You will bring your systematic strategies to prioritise and organise work and to plan and organise work of others. You will have strong networking skills, with the ability to work collaboratively and maintain productive working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.
How to apply:
Please submit your up-to-date CV with a supporting statement. Please note that only applications made via the job advert on the Advance careers page, and those that include a cover letter will be considered.
· Closing Date: Sunday 10 December 2023 @23:59
· Interviews are taking place on – a rolling basis
(Advance reserves the right to close the advert ahead of the closing date)
What we can offer you - Employee Benefits:
§ A 35-hour working week
§ An exceptional 30 days of paid holiday per year (pro rata for part time), PLUS public holidays on top (that's nearly 40 days paid holiday per year!)
§ Additional days off to celebrate International Women’s Day, and for religious observance and moving home
§ Perkbox - an employee discount platform where you can receive free rewards as well as take advantage of savings on clothes, groceries, travel, leisure and more
§ Pension scheme
§ Enhanced maternity/adoption provision
§ Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
§ Employee eye-care scheme
§ Clinical supervision for front line staff and first line management roles
§ Refer a Friend Scheme - £250 for each referral who passes probation
§ Organisation wide away days
§ Thorough induction and training
§ Career development pathways
Under the Equality Act 2010, we are required to make any reasonable adjustments. If you have a disability as defined under this act and/or have special needs, please the Talent Acquisition Team via the Advance website who will aim to make the necessary arrangements to accommodate your needs.
Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunities
We are committed to providing equality of opportunity and actively seek to recruit people from groups underrepresented in our current team. We have policies and processes in place to ensure that all employees are offered an equal opportunity in recruitment and selection, promotion, training, pay and benefits.
Advance is committed to safeguarding and creating a culture of zero-tolerance of harm and expects all staff, including volunteers to share this commitment. We believe all individuals have the right to live their life free from violence and abuse and the right to feel and be safe. We have a suite of safeguarding policies, procedures and practice guidance, accessible to all staff, which promotes safeguarding and safer working practices across all our services and activities. When we recruit staff, we follow rigorous safer recruitment practices, this involves carrying out pre-employment checks including references, Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks, and identity checks. We ensure all staff undertake mandatory safeguarding training relevant to their role and responsibilities, to empower them to be competent and feel confident in recognising and responding appropriately to safeguarding issues and promote wellbeing.
Are you immediately available, and looking for a step up in your career, or to make a move in the NFP sector? MLC Partners are proudly partnering with Look Ahead Care & Support to recruit a Management Accountant, 12-18month fixed term contract.
Look Ahead are a housing association founded by Mary Jones, currently celebrating their 50th anniversary. They are a trusted partner of over 39 local authorities and health trusts across London and the Southeast, providing specialist support and care services for around 6000 people every year with a wide range of needs. Their aim is to help their customers make individual choices, achieve goals, and take control of their own lives by providing tailor-made support, care, and accommodation services.
About the role:
The role of the Management Accountant is to assist Look Ahead's Senior Management in budgetary control and take responsibility for monthly management accounts:
- Co-ordination of budget and quarterly forecast information from all budget holders
- Prepare and distribute monthly salary reports to budget holders
- Review trends, analyse variances and highlight risk and problem areas to the Finance Business Partners
- Post all fixed asset journals, reconciling relevant balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis
- Prepare the quarterly VAT return
- Business partner the Maintenance, Compliance and Property teams, reconciling and proactively improve reporting and forecasting
- Develop Jedox reports through Sun accounting system, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of processes
- Enthusiastic, positive and collaborative attitude and desire to work as part of a team
- High attention to detail, time management and ability to manage own workload
- Excellent accounting system experience – bonus if you have knowledge of Jedox and Sun!
- Strong financial and analytical background with excellent financial modelling and spreadsheet experience
- Desirable experience in posting journals, general ledger and balance sheet reconciliation
- Part of fully qualified accountant
- Experience within NFP, or an interest in working for the NFP sector is desirable
If your skillset meets the criteria above and you are passionate about working for a service-led community organisation, don’t hesitate to apply immediately as applicants are under constant review. For any additional questions, please reach out to Annabelle at MLC Partners.
The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity. We want to see a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife. The Trust aims to engage and inspire people about woods and trees to help us meet our vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland.
This is a key financial role whose focus will be on partnering senior leaders and budget holders to ensure the Trust has robust financial budgeting, forecasting and accurate monthly management reports. The Management Accountant provides the first step in holding our managers and senior leaders to account, challenge financial decisions and their impact on the organisation as a whole.
You will be joining us at an exciting time. We are in a period of growth and transformation with a new CFO in place. It's an exciting place to be and you will have the opportunity to underpin a variety of exciting projects as things progress. Our finance team are crucial for that growth. The wider team will also be growing and there are opportunities to shape that development. We also offer a range of professional development opportunities for all of our employees.
This is a Hybrid working role, where you’ll work part of your time at home and part of the time from our Head Office based in Grantham, Lincolnshire. Our Hybrid Working Policy is flexible, and the frequency of time spent in your contracted office will vary across teams and job roles. For this role you would be expected to attend Head Office 2-3 times a month. But this is flexible. The impact and effectiveness of your time with us is the most important factor.
You’ll be CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified or part qualified at final level, with substantial experience in the development, production and review of monthly management accounts. With a collaborative and pragmatic approach, you will be skilled at challenging and influencing budget holders, senior leaders and directors. You’ll be adept at explaining complex financial principles to non-financial staff with an aim to improve budget management and working in partnership with them in the preparation of budgets and forecasts.
Our Organisational Nature enables us to better understand what it means to be part of the Woodland Trust, empowering us to make an impact, every day. We want you to be able to role model our values; ‘Grow Together’, ‘Focus’, ‘Explore’ and ‘Make it Count’ to ensure each of us plays our part in helping to protect, restore and create our woods and trees.
WHAT TO EXPECT BY JOINING A TEAM AND MAKING A DIFFERENCE
There’s no other organisation like the Woodland Trust. Joining the team you will be making your contribution to tackling the nature and climate crisis. In return, we recognise and value our people. You'll have our full support, training and opportunities for professional development, along with a contributory pension, life assurance, good holiday allowance and the opportunity to work flexibly from home.
OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
At the Woodland Trust, we want to reflect and represent the full richness of diversity in the UK. Fewer of our employees are Black, Asian or minority ethnic; disabled; from lower socio-economic backgrounds or under 25; so we are particularly keen to receive your application if you are from one or more of these groups. We can also discuss anything you may need to achieve your full potential at any stage of the process. We assess your application solely on your demonstrated suitability for the job. Nothing else.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications. If you are interested, we'd encourage you to submit your application as early as possible. We do receive a lot of interest. If you are interested in working with us, please apply as we can't guarantee a time-frame for how long this role will be open.
- 3-4 month integral role producing management accounts for a number of institutions in a prestigious commercial University
- Liaising with non finance people, helping support them with their budgets, income and costs versus forecasts
One of the oldest and most prestigious Universities in the UK, yet have various streams of income that are highly commercial and innovative.
The team are extremely impressive and friendly and as this is covering an internal promotion they are able to provide a fantastic amount of support and great handover.
- Sitting within one of the Academic departments, this person will be responsible for business partnering with a number of cost centres of educational institutions.
- The first 5 days of the month you will be producing the management accounts by retrieving reports from Agresso and looking at the income versus the costs and how this marries up to what should be accrued.
- You will be attending meetings with your stakeholders, explaining finance in layman terms and supporting with various queries and concerns.
- Questioning the stakeholders on income versus costs is paramount to this role.
The Successful Candidate
- Confident ability to produce management accounts
- Strong interpersonal skills to build relationships with stakeholders
- It would be desirable to have some accounting education, university experience and previously used Agresso
What is on offer?
- Hybrid working - 2 days in the office in central London
- Day rate
- Working in an extremely impressive team
- Potential for extension or permanent position
We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant part time 3 days per week to join our Finance team.
We are looking for a Financial Accountant, whose primary responsibility will be to ensure the financial accounting elements of our organisation are robust. This means ensuring we have an efficient annual audit process and completion of the statutory accounts, built upon the role holder maintaining an accurate balance sheet throughout the year.
This role will take a key responsibility for regulatory compliance and accuracy of VAT, Corporation Tax and Regulatory returns and ensure financial policies, processes and procedures are kept up to date.
This role can be based in our London office, or hybrid working with regular attendance to our London office.
Key Skills and Attributes:
You will be responsible for preparation of year end accounts for the Charity and Limited company. This will include ensuring we have all balance sheet accounts reconciled during the year, providing required deliverables and evidence and completion of the financial statements to the Auditors, you will be the focal point for the auditors.
We work in a complex charitable environment the successful applicant must have good experience with VAT and Corporation Tax.
The ideal candidate, will be a qualified accountant, with strong technical skills and the ability to build relationships within the team and with external advisors.
We have a strong finance team, especially for the day-to-day processing, management accounts and budgeting. This role will co-lead the Finance team together with the Finance Business Partner and Finance Manager.
Closing date: Wednesday 13th December (23:59)
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Part time (21 hours over 3 days per week) with flexibility during the audit period
Location: London based or hybrid and able to regularly commute to London
Salary: London £32,131 - £33,559 based on 0.7 FTE (£45,902 - £47,942 FTE), Regional or outside of London £29,769- £31,197 based on 0.7 FTE (£42,528 - £44,568 FTE) per annum
Please note we only accept applications via the Friends of the Earth Application System.
We offer a competitive range of benefits, good work/life balance including a 4-day working week with no loss of pay, excellent learning and development opportunities and a vibrant organisational culture.
Our staff body is currently under-representative of People of Colour, LGBTQIA+ people and people with long term conditions or impairments. We are committed to eroding these historic barriers, so as to create a movement in which people from all walks of life see themselves in, and so we particularly encourage you to apply if you belong to one of these groups or sit at multiple intersections of disadvantage. We are committed to the Disability Confident standard and will guarantee an interview to any candidates who declare a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the role.
Friends of the Earth staff who publicly represent Friends of the Earth (including all campaigners) are not allowed to also represent a political party. This is to ensure that there can be no confusion in the minds of the public about Friends of the Earth's party-political independence. Affected staff should also seek permission from the Senior Management Team if they wish to hold a non-public facing official role in a political party. If this is an issue, please do raise this with us as soon as possible.
Friends of the Earth is an international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it. We lead campaigns, provide resources and information, and drive real solutions to the environmental problems facing us all.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Financial Accountant role is a newly created position and will be a key member of the Pennies team. The role will support the Finance Director, taking direct responsibility for all aspects of the day-to-day running of the finance function including financial reporting and accounting, MI, financial controls, and credit control. The Finance Officer, who deals with day to day financial processes, will report into this role.
It is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to get involved in all aspects of this dynamic, fast growth organisation, and to develop and broaden their skill base, contribution and career as operations move to scale.
Duties and accountabilities
· Preparation of annual, monthly and periodic budgets, forecasts, and cashflow statements
· Prepare monthly accounts
· Supervision of Finance Officer
· Processing gift aid claims
· Preparation of annual statutory accounts in accordance with current accounting standards
· Preparation and submission of annual returns to HMRC, Companies House and the Charity Commission or its equivalent in Rep of Ire, and the Isle of Man
· Liaison with auditors, trustees, and advisory board members
· Preparation of reports for various board meetings
· Maintenance of operational documentation
· Develop and maintain management information and financial dashboard reporting
· Develop functionality and reporting capability of finance system (Sage Intacct)
· Investigate operational issues and discrepancies working closely with the Systems Manager
· Act as the primary finance contact with Pennies’ Partners
· Cash management and treasury duties.
· Ensure that appropriate systems and internal controls are maintained.
· Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
· Manage payroll processing
Wider team support
· Provide support for the wider team where necessary, working cross-functionally to help deliver our objectives.
Experience and skills
· A formal accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA/ACA) with experience of the operational skills needed to fulfil the duties and accountabilities of the role
· Well versed in charity accounting
· Strong IT skills including experienced in the use of Microsoft Office suite, in particular Excel
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Good people skills
· Well organised, logical and detail focused
· A willingness to work flexibly when required
· Good organisational skills and will be able to develop and document business processes and accounting policies.
· Experience with Sage accounting software, ideally Sage Intacct
· Experience within the charity sector.
· Knowledge of the payment or retail sector.
You should be:
· Able to demonstrate a curious, analytical and ambitious mindset, whilst being fiercely collaborative and culturally sensitive;
· Confident, a self-starter with the ability to operate in a dynamic environment;
· Able to demonstrate good attention to detail, good judgment, logical decision making and a hands on approach;
· Computer literate with good excel skills, a solid understanding of accounting software principles and able to work on modern ERP & IT systems;
· Up to date on accounting regulations;
· Hands on delivery focussed with limited resources.
· A good team player with a strong work ethic
· Have excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to relate to people at all levels; and
· Have the ability to work effectively and with minimum supervision in a fast-paced professional environment with multiple tasks and deadlines.
What we offer
· £50,000-£55,000 (dependent on experience).
· 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays.
· Work for an established, award-winning charity, using tech for social good.
· Become part of the ‘Pennies family’, a small team championing a simple idea with huge potential.
- Flexible work options available - supportive of family and personal commitments
· Hybrid working – home and office, based in the City of London.
· Regular team off-site days and social activities.
· Personal and professional development opportunities.
Previous applicants do not need to reapply.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
You will be the an Accountant with substantial experience of preparing financial reports to strict deadlines, performing complex financial calculations and of presenting information in a clear and comprehensible manner. You will also have a keen desire to improve things, make them better and deliver change.
This is a role where you lead and co-ordinate the financial year end process within the finance team. You will also produce the Statutory financial primary statement and notes along with various year-end reconciliation and reports ensuring compliance with relevant statutory rules and regulations.
What you'll need to offer:
Advanced knowledge of computerised financial ledger systems, control accounts and reconciliations along with an advanced knowledge and understanding of MS Office including excel
- Detailed knowledge of the statutory and legal requirements of financial reporting
- Detailed knowledge of, and familiarity with, corporate risk management including internal controls, key strategic risks and related policies and procedures
- Part ACCA or CIMA (or equivalent) Qualified Accountant
- Good team management skills
What's in it for you:
- 26 days plus bank and public holidays rising by one day each year to a maximum of 31
- An occupational pension scheme
- Enhanced family leave
- A health cash plan
- A 24-hr confidential employee assistance programme when you need some extra help, and someone to talk to
- Flexible working arrangements to help employees manage life and work in the way that works for them
- Substantial investment in learning and development
- A salary of £42,000
We are looking for a Financial Accountant to provide a high-quality financial accounting service to support the effective and efficient management of the Academy’s financial resources.
As Financial Accountant, you will be responsible for ensuring that the underlying accounting records of the Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS) and Academy of Medical Science Trading Limited (AMSTL) are accurate and up-to-date.
You will contribute towards continuous improvement of the Academy, ensuring the reliability of financial reports, ongoing regulatory compliance and overseeing efficient, accurate processing of transactions.
- Salary progression framework
- Hybrid and agile working
- 29 days' annual leave including Christmas closure dates, plus bank holidays
- Pension (the Academy contributes 7.5% of gross salary to a pension scheme, with an employee contribution of 3%)
- Life assurance
- Season ticket travel loan (interest free)
- Family friendly benefits (enhanced maternity and paternity leave, coaching for parents returning to work)
- Subscription to Headspace and Class pass
- Staff training to support your development including EDI training
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Closing date: Thursday, 7 December 2023.
Interview date: Wednesday, 13 December 2023 (held online).
City and Guilds of London Art School is seeking a suitably experienced individual to join its finance team. The Finance Officer will be a key member of the team supporting all areas of financial operations, ensuring day-to-day transactional finance processes and administration are undertaken accurately and efficiently. You will need excellent bookkeeping skills, in-depth operational knowledge of computer accounting packages (preferably Sage) and good Excel skills. Just as important is that you enjoy working in a small team in a creative and collegiate environment.
1 Main Purposes of the Role
1.1 The Finance Officer will be a key member of the finance team, conducting core financial processes across the range of the team’s responsibilities
1.2 The role supports all areas of financial operations, ensuring day-to-day transactional finance processes and financial administration are undertaken accurately and efficiently
2 Main Duties & Responsibilities of the Role
The main duties and responsibilities that are the normal expectations associated with the post are:
2.1 Maintaining accurate and timely financial records and systems in conjunction with the Head of Finance and p/t Finance Assistant, including but not limited to:
2.2 Efficient maintenance and credit control of the Art School’s ‘sales ledger’, chiefly the fees paid by students or by the Student Loan company or bursary benefactors.
2.3 Ensuring all transactions are posted to the correct ledger code
2.4 Processing payments to suppliers in via the bank e-portal
2.5 Credit card and other e-payments reconciliation
2.6 Processing of donations received and providing information as required to relevant staff (e.g.Head of Development)
2.7 Overseeing bank reconciliation processes
2.8 Providing support to the Head of Finance for payroll preparation and management
2.9 Providing information to Senior Management Team and other colleagues to facilitate budget monitoring and control
2.10 Supporting the statutory account preparation, audit, management accounting and forecasting processes by collating data and contributing to reporting
2.11 Responding to supplier and general finance department queries
2.12 Deliver all aspects of the role with due regard to the Art School’s regulations, policies and procedures;
2.13 Participate in the individual Performance Review Process and engage in staff development and training activities in relation to the priorities set by the Art School and the line manager;
2.14 It is the duty of the post holder not to act in a prejudicial or discriminatory manner towards members of staff, students, visitors or members of the public. The post holder should also counteract such practice or behaviour in others by challenging and reporting it;
2.15 To promote and maintain a positive profile for the Art School through their professional conduct and liaison with people external to the Art School, and through their involvement in any public facing events.
This is a description of the job as it is presently constituted. It is the Art School’s practice to periodically review job descriptions to ensure that they accurately reflect the job that is required to be performed, and to incorporate proposed reasonable changes following negotiation with the post-holder.
At HTB and its related entities, our vision is to play our part in the evangelisation of the nations, the revitalisation of the church and the transformation of society. Each member of our team plays a vital role in making our vision a reality. As a Christian organisation our faith is an integral part of our working culture.
The Church Revitalisation Trust (CRT) partners with Church of England dioceses to plant vibrant and transformational churches in strategic locations across the nation.
The Church Revitalisation Trust is a catalyst for church planting that will see 100 Resource Churches and hundreds of other churches and sites planted and revitalised in strategic cities, towns and areas of high deprivation across the country, bringing revitalisation to the Church and seeing communities transformed.
• Contributes fully to the day to day operation of their team or area, with flexibility and without the need for close supervision
• Using a good degree of proficiency and well - established professional knowledge, will analyse and help to find solutions to challenges and issues that arise
• Support the HTB Financial Controller and the CRT Financial Controller in running the reporting and reconciliation systems of HTB, Central Services and CRT.
• Support in Producing monthly management accounts (forecasting, liaising/business partnering with HTB/CS and CRT department heads),
• HTB Cash flow forecasting
• Involvement in the HTB & CS annual budget process (e.g, Review departments budget templates and liaison with budget holders regarding steer and approvals),
• Reconciling Raiser Edge (RE) giving report for HTB against the report Dimensions
• First line of support for some of the HTB/CS budget holders when they have questions about their budget codes/payments etc during the year,
• Regular review of Events, Production and Creative team recharge model based on the actual events/project days and forecast,
• Regular review of clergy budget recharge against actuals
• Preparation of Annual Review for HTB,
• Liaising with the London Diocese on clergy and church related matters
• Review the fortnightly purchase ledger payments for CRT providing first-time compliance and accuracy checks.
• Regular update and analysis of HTB monthly departmental salary, forecasting, and check for accuracy,
• Regular review of specified fund for HTB and liaison with giving team to ensure proper allocation
• Assist the HTB Financial Controller with projects on an ad-hoc basis.
• Assist other members of the Finance Team and Heads of Department, where required, to ensure the proper functioning of the HTB Group Accounts.
• Involve in the year end accounts preparation and audit process for HTB
• Support the CRT Financial Controller with processing and monthly tasks
• Reconcile and post Focus booking income for CRT2
• Review the fortnightly purchase ledger payments for CRT2 providing first-time compliance
and accuracy checks
• Perform Bank Reconciliations for CRT2 and CRT1
• Monthly Intercompany reconciliations for CRT2 and CRT1 and follow up
• Update CRT monthly department file with actual costs
• Work with Processing Team on their monthly reconciliations, providing support on HTB &
CRT bank reconciliations and purchase and sales ledger.
• Preparing and posting monthly giving Journals for HTB Group entities
• Take occasional lead in Finance Team prayer sessions.
• Helping with cash collections and counts on Gift Days, LC and Focus.
The Right Candidate
• Qualified or Part Qualified accountant.
• Well organised and confident with numbers.
• Word, advanced excel and Outlook experience.
• Experience in a Finance environment is essential, and experience in charity finance is desirable.
• Commitment to the vision and aims of the organisation.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Ability to manage a wide variety of tasks efficiently.
• Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
We have a purposeful working environment where we strive for excellence in everything we do. Our workplace culture is shaped by our values which are AUGHT. They are Audacity, Unity, Generosity, Humility and Tenacity. We respect and value our colleagues, encourage and affirm often, challenge when necessary, supporting always. It is an inspiring and energising place to work where innovation and creativity is encouraged alongside passion and discipline. The staff community is warm and engaging, with lifelong friendships being built.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you an accountant ready to use your skills in an inspiring organisation with a fun, diverse team? We are looking for someone that enjoys learning about business operations, has the desire to create efficiencies in the central finance operations and thrives with change and deadlines.
This is a permanent, full-time position with a hybrid working arrangement. The church offices are in a new, light-filled building next to the St. John at Hackney Church. You will be working alongside a closely integrated team of 40 staff and clergy, all with exceptional skills within their ministries.
SAINT, a prominent Christian multi-Parish church group located in east London, is seeking a highly qualified Head of Finance with extensive experience in UK accounting to join our team. As the Head of Finance at SAINT, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the financial health and sustainability of the church.
Financial Strategy: Work with Pastoral Leads to help develop and execute the financial strategy supporting SAINT's mission and goals.
Financial Analysis: Conduct financial analysis to support decision-making and advise on financial strategies.
Back to Front Bookkeeping: Complete the back to front bookkeeping process for multiple churches within the group, ensuring accurate and organised financial records.
Balance Sheet Management: Manage and maintain balance sheets, ensuring proper allocation, accruals and reconciliation of assets and liabilities.
Financial Reporting: Prepare, analyse and distribute monthly and annual financial statements in accordance with UK accounting standards, including income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements and financial forecasts.
Intercompany Transactions: Manage and reconcile intercompany transactions within the group.
Consolidated Accounts: Prepare consolidated accounts for the entire church group, combining financial data from all churches and entities under SAINT.
Financial Compliance: Ensure compliance with UK accounting and financial regulations, including charity reporting requirements and VAT.
Audit Coordination: Facilitate annual audits, including liaising with external auditors and providing required documentation.
Budget Management: Work with the Finance Manager to develop and monitor budgets and identify areas for cost optimization.
Engage in the life of the Church to develop and maintain positive staff relationships, encourage organisational culture and connections with the congregation and community.
Qualified Accountant with professional body membership (ACCA, ACA, or equivalent).
Minimum of 4 years of relevant accounting and financial management experience.
Experience of producing statutory accounts, management accounts, cash flow forecasts, budgets and other financial reports.
Ability to analyse and interpret data and make sound financial decisions.
Knowledge of UK charity accounting and reporting regulations is an advantage.
Proficiency with accounting software (e.g., Xero or similar).
Strong IT skills including Excel, MS Office proficiency.
Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
Excellent attention to detail, organisational skills, and the ability to meet deadlines.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
SAINT is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.
Please submit a CV and a Cover Letter.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.