Senior Financial Control Coordinator

London EC1 / remote
£34,613 pa (inclusive of £4,689 pa London Weighting if applicable)
19 Jan 2022
31 Jan 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified, Newly qualified

Senior Financial Control Coordinator
£34,613 pa (inclusive of £4,689 pa London Weighting if applicable) + excellent benefits including 30 days holiday and flexible working
London EC1

Closing date: 31st January 2022 at 11.30 pm

Are you an established Financial Control professional looking for the next step in your career? Do you want to work in a Finance team that makes a real difference? Do you want to work with one of the UK’s leading housing and homelessness charities? Join Shelter as Senior Financial Control Coordinator.

About you

You will be part qualified in CCAB, CIMA or equivalent, looking to develop your expertise in financial control. You will also have:

  • Excellent attention to detail, with a high level of numeracy and intermediate Excel skills.
  • Strong time management skills, with the ability to balance multiple deadlines and changing priorities, prioritising work when required.
  • Experience of using accounting software, such as Unit4 Business World or a comparable system.
  • The ability and willingness to provide cover for the Financial Control Manager when required.

About the role and team

The Senior Financial Control Coordinator is an exciting new role designed to grow the team and support the development of a Financial Control professional. The post holder will be responsible for preparing quarterly VAT returns and will come with expert knowledge to support VAT compliance. The Senior Financial Control Coordinator will also lead on updating and monitoring the Fixed Asset Register and filing returns to external regulatory bodies such as the Charity Commission, Companies House and HMRC. It is crucial that the post holder can provide oversight of the calculation of accruals, prepayments, and other adjustments, posting these into the finance system.

Shelter’s Finance team prides itself on working collaboratively and with great communication. We work to ensure Shelter’s resources are safeguarded and to support decision making organisation wide. This secures our financial sustainability that will enable us to achieve our vision of a home for everyone.

About Shelter
A home is a fundamental human need, as essential as education or healthcare. Yet millions of people across Britain struggle on a daily basis with homelessness, bad housing conditions, soaring rents, discrimination and the threat of eviction. So, we are striving for change, with individuals, in communities, across society, and leading the way to a safe home. We need ambitious, best-in-class individuals who are passionate about our cause to join us at this exciting time. This is your chance to play a part in the fundamental change we are striving to achieve.

At Shelter we are united by our purpose to defend the right to a safe home. Our enemy is the social injustice at the core of the escalating housing emergency. We believe that to win that fight, we must be representative of the people we are here to help and those who support our movement for change. In all our people decisions, we take pride in being inclusive, fair, equitable and transparent.

We have committed to combat racism both within and outside Shelter and welcome you on our journey to becoming a truly anti-racist organisation.

We offer a wide range of benefits, including 30 days of annual leave, enhanced family friendly policies, pension and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, payroll giving, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.

Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help. We’re here so no one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own.

To find out more about the role and the benefits of working for Shelter please visit our website. Apply to be part of our team and be the change you want to see in society.

Safeguarding is everyone's business. Shelter is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.

Shelter does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

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