Senior Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
London
Salary
£50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
24 Sep 2020
Closes
22 Oct 2020
Ref
JN -092020-1231182
Contact
Ben Tibbert
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Senior Financial Accountant reporting into the Head of Financial Accounting and acting as the deputy in the preparation of the statutory accounts.

Client Details

The organisation is a health charity and is seen as a key market to protect in the current environment, as they are providing care and support for some of the msot vunerable in society. The charity has also secured a number of goverment grants to increase the level they provide to those most effected by the impact of lockdown.

Description

The Senior Financial Accountant position will involve the following responsibilities:

    Line manage 1 finance assistant providing support, training and development opportunities.Responsible for all the financial accounting activities and financial control monitoring.Maintain and develop accounts payable and receivable services.Manage all restricted funding and ensure all funds are agreed and utilised in line with business aims. Maintain compliance with HRMC gift aid requirements and prepare VAT returns for the organisation. Produce and review annual reports and month-end balance sheet reconciliations.

Profile

Essential:

    Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) Exposure to the preparation of statutory accounts and ideally hands on experience of preparing them yourself. Experience of developing complex spreadsheet models for record keeping and reporting financial information with strong attention to detail. Excellent written and verbal communication skills across a range of audiences.

Desirable:

    Knowledge and experience of managing VAT, Gift Aid, and tax matters. Experience of working within the charity sector. Technical understanding of Charity SORP.

Job Offer

£50,000-55,000 + Excellent benefits

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