Financial Accountant

Michael Page
£48000 - £55000 per annum
14 Sep 2021
12 Oct 2021
JN -042021-2562312
Ben Tibbert
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Newly qualified
Financial Accountant position working for a leading Membership Body in central London. The position reports into the Head of Financial accounting and effectively acts as the deputy in the preparation of the organisations statutory accounts. This is a great role for someone that had recently qualified and is looking for a broad technical position.

Client Details

The organisation is one of the largest professional Membership Bodies in the UK with over 35,000 members in the UK and 15,000 worldwide. The organisation is not only involved in providing services for its members but also invests a lot of money into educational charities, to promote education in the financial services sector.


The 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 monitoringMaintain and develop accounts payable and receivable services.Produce cash flow reports and forecasts.Manage all restricted funding and ensure all funds are agreed and utilised in line with business aims.Manage payroll accounts.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.Liaise with external advisors on tax efficiencies.



Newly qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)Exposure to the preparation of statutory accounts and ideally hands on experience of preparing them yourself.Excellent analytical skills to review data effectively.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/membership sector.Technical understanding of Charity SORP.

Job Offer

£48,000-£55,000, home working offered, flexible working, 27 days annual leave and 10% pension

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