Financial Accountant #384

London, UK
£35,000 - £40,000
06 Sep 2021
05 Oct 2021
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Financial Accountant #384

£35,000 - £40,000

London, UK


Our partner, a ground-breaking healthcare organisation, looking to inform & educate communities and influence changes in behaviour to improve health & wellbeing outcomes. They are seeking a Financial Accountant to join their close-knit team in London.


  • Maintain accurate accounting records for the UK office, review the transactions from the overseas offices to ensure that they are coded properly, and input them into the software.
  • Manage the monthly payroll process for both the UK and international offices, prepare VAT returns, and ensure that the accounting software is updated in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that the organisation is legally compliant with requirements in the UK and in the countries it operates.
  • Assist with the banking, including setting up accounts, making payments and reconciling accounts.
  • Support in preparing the consolidated accounts, statutory returns (Companies House & HMRC), and in preparing for the annual audit.
  • Supporting the preparation of donor/funder reports.
  • Finance business partner to the UK & overseas offices, to answer any queries, provide support as required and ensure that controls, policies and procedures are upheld.

Person Specification

  • Accounting professional with at least 3 years of experience in a similar charity finance role, specifically with an understanding of controls & processes in an organisation with multi-country operations, and knowledge and experience of UK taxation, Accounting qualification is desirable.
  • Grants finance knowledge in a donor funded environment is strongly desirably.
  • Strong IT skills, including advanced MSExcel skills and experience using other software.
  • Business partner, with proven experience of successfully working with colleagues in the UK and in overseas offices. Excellent communication and people skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to multi-task and prioritise a varied workload.
  • Additional language (Spanish, Portuguese, French) is desirable.

At present, this role is home-based, however from September, the individual will be required to be office-based. This role is only open to candidates with the right to work in the UK. Candidates are being considered on a rolling basis, and so early applications are strongly recommended.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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