Financial Accountant

Posted 15 January by Pearson Whiffin Accounts & Finance Recruitment
Ending soon

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Financial Accountant to join a highly successful organisation based in Sidcup.

Whilst reporting into the Group Head Of Finance you will be managing a team of two and will be responsible for the delivery of year-end financial accounts and assist with the external statutory audits.

The successful candidate will ideally be a qualified accountant with experience working within a charity. However a PQ or finalist may also be considered.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and submission of year end statutory accounts
  • Consolidate group accounts under Charities SORP
  • Provide timely, accurate and reconciled accounting information for the group.
  • Support the production of management information, financial statements, budgets and forecasts.
  • Reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Provide support and advice on accounting issues
  • Provide project support and costings and participate in project group meetings to ensure full understanding of the business and requirements.
  • Drive process improvements and efficiencies through system changes/implementation.
  • Assist with the reconciliation of complex sub ledger accounts
  • To ensure that VAT, tax and statutory returns are submitted on time.
  • Line management, development and supervision or two members of staff.

Person Specification

  • Qualified Accountant ideally, PQ may be considered.
  • Charity accounts preparation experience
  • Consolidation experience
  • Reconciliation experience
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Self-motivating and enthusiastic
  • Organisational skills
  • Leadership and management

Salary up to £38K

Application question

Have you worked within the charity or not for profit sector?

Reference: 41758954

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