Financial Accountant

Posted 9 October by Morgan Law
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I am recruiting for one of our top charity clients based in North-East London.

Permanent Role.

Financial Accountant. Reporting into the Head of Finance.

£52,000 - £55,000

A great opportunity to manage the year end process for a large (100m+ turnover) charity, and to play a role in strengthening financial systems and controls to support the ongoing growth of the organisation.

Main Duties:

  • Preparation of year end consolidated accounts for the charity and its subsidiaries.
  • Preparation of year end schedules for statutory audit.
  • Regular and ongoing review of internal financial systems and controls, identification of weaknesses and recommendations for improvements.
  • Project based finance work, assisting Purchase Ledger and Management Accounts teams in supporting the changing needs of the charity.
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns for the charity and subsidiaries.
  • Working with the Purchase Ledger and Management Accounts teams to identify potential system improvements and to manage their implementation.
  • Working with the Retail team and other departments to expand and developing the existing systems to support the growth of the charity.
  • Assistance with internal audits carried out by third parties and work on implementation of recommendations.
  • An ACA qualified accountant with previous responsibility for year end accounts.
  • A self-motivated individual able to work without supervision and bring a project to a conclusion.
  • Excellent communication skills to engage different departments in project work and to build relationships with key personnel across the organisation.
  • Knowledge & experience of using Excel to support day to day work, including analysis.

With addition of good benefits package


  • Professional accounts Qualification ACA

This is a great opportunity to join an organisation going through a period change and help the team develop, sharing with them your previous skills and experience to allow the Finance division to flourish.

Reference: 36311152

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