Senior Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Charities & Not For Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £42300 - £46300 per annum + Additional benefits

  • Contact:

    Magella Burnett

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    April 2020

  • Consultant:

    Magella Burnett

An incredible, high profile international development organisation is looking to appoint a qualified accountant, with prior experience in the charity sector, into an exciting and varied new role. This unique contract would be an excellent opportunity for someone who is motivated by a varied and interesting workload, and who can work flexibly across the whole scope of a finance function.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with the Finance Manager to support and enable the smooth running of the day to day finance functions of the organisation's UK office, and a separate overseas office
  • Taking responsibility for the budgeting and reforecasting process, and supporting the Head of Finance with the consolidation and review of the two offices' organisational budgets
  • Leading on the production and analysis of the monthly management accounts
  • Alongside the Finance Manager, planning and managing the year end and statutory audit process, and on the production of year end financial statements
  • Ensuring that both organisations' financial and reporting responsibilities to the wider group of organisations are fulfilled

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a fully qualified accountant
  • Have excellent experience with financial statements in accordance with Charity SORP, and of playing a lead role in the statutory audit process within a charity
  • Be an adaptable and flexible individual, able to work in a 360 finance role
  • Have strong budgeting and forecasting experience, along with the ability to communicate financial information to non-finance colleagues

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