Financial Controller

50000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual + – 30 hours' over 4 days per week + excellent benefits
13 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract type
Part time


A rare and exciting opportunity to work as the Financial Controller of one of the City's oldest and most prestigious livery companies dating back beyond 1333 – the Carpenters' Company. The Company has significant property and security portfolios and much of its surplus is given to charity via its own charitable trusts. It governs the Building Crafts College in Stratford, east London, and manages Rustington Convalescent Home on the Sussex coast.

This is a key role reporting directly to the CEO. We seek a technically–strong, highly experienced Financial Controller to manage all aspects of the organization's diverse financial activities, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, pay and pensions, as well as development of internal systems, control policies and procedures and involvement in broader corporate management.

To succeed in this role you will be:

  • Qualified with ACCA, CIMA or ACA, with proven experience of transactional accounting in a similar role.
  • Technically–strong in Excel and Sage or equivalents, highly numerate and accurate in dealing with statistics, interpreting information, with a strong track record of producing and presenting financial reports at board level.
  • Familiar with corporate and statutory frameworks with hands–on experience of managing, producing and advising on corporate accounts, pay and pensions, tax, auditing and financial matters relating to charities, property portfolios and other investments.

Please see the attached job description for full details of duties and responsibilities.

This is a part–time permanent position of 30 hours over 4 days' per week.

Occasional evening work for Company events will be required.

In return we offer a starting salary of between GBP50,000–60,000 pro rata (depending on experience) plus an excellent and generous benefits package, including an employer's pension scheme contribution, life assurance cover, private health scheme and annual season ticket loan.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 September 2017

Closing date for applications is midnight on Friday 8 September 2017

Please email your CV with a covering letter explaining why you are interested in this role and giving current salary details via the link on this page to the Recruitment Manager via the button below.

To discuss this opportunity in more detail please telephone . For more information on the Carpenters' Company visit our website.

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