Rutherford Briant are currently recruiting for a Senior Financial Accountant in Cambridge. Our client is an international not-for-profit organisation who have partnerships spanning the globe. The primary focus of the successful candidate will be towards management of the financial processes, accounting, reporting and compliance. The role sits within an established team whilst reporting into the Finance Director from day to day.
Your typical duties will include:
- Take a leading role in the management and development of the Finance Division
- Lead the forecasting and budgeting process
- Ensure that the financial controls and information systems are in place, further developed, implemented and maintained
- statutory accounts
- Lead the modification and development of financial systems and models
- Lead the audit process
The ideal candidate will be a fully qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA). Prior experience within a not-for-profit organisation would be useful but those applicants without this experience are still urged to apply. Strong communication skills with both finance and non-finance members of staff is an absolute must in order to be successful in this role. It is also worth noting that a willingness to travel abroad for work purposes on occasion will be favoured as the successful applicant will sometimes be required to visit overseas branches. Due to the nature of the role, a 'can-do’ attitude with the ability to demonstrate the use of initiative will be at an advantage.