DESIblitz Job: Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

£40000 - £45000/annum
17/05/2022
  • Applications have closed.

Pinpoint Resourcing

Pinpoint Resourcing are currently working with a charity in London to source a Qualified Financial Accountant to join the team on a permanent basis.

Duties:

  • To assist the Financial Controller in managing any financial matters, as appropriate
  • To deliver accurate and timely management reports.
  • To be the main point of contact for all finance issues regarding the regional groups and the specialist sections. This includes producing monthly reports covering Income and Expenditure and Cash Flows.
  • To be the first officer for verifying and overseeing the work of the junior team members.
  • To support the Financial Controller in ad hoc activities, project work and financial system implementation and maintenance. To reconcile all Balance sheet accounts including the bank accounts, prepayments, accruals etc, For the group regularly correcting any errors to ensure the timely and accurate production of monthly management reporting.
  • In addition to technical financial skills, the post holder will need to be capable of dealing with non-financial staff and volunteers, particularly the Chairmen and Treasurers of the regional groups and the specialist sections.
  • To lead on preparing the monthly management accounts, variance analysis, calculating and posting of monthly accruals/prepayments. Deferrals and all other month end journals.
  • To assist the Finance Business Partner with the production of monthly project reports for each department.
  • Responsible for preparing and managing the balance sheet reconciliations to ensure that transactions have been properly recorded and are free from error/omissions. 
  • Update the daily cashflow to assist with the production of the Cashflow Forecast.
  • Prepare and manage the Quarterly VAT returns to be reviewed by the Financial Controller.
  • To cover for the financial controller role in the areas of payroll and company management accounts.  
  • Monitoring the group’s investment portfolio and accounting for and posting quarterly journals for the recognition of the resulting income and expenses.
  • To manage, monitor, reconcile and post the journals relating to the fixed assets register for the group.
  • Assist the Financial Controller in producing the statutory accounts for both the company and the group.
  • Provide information and assistance to the external auditors.
  • To reconcile and produce monthly management reports relating to events and Consultancy Service – and to discuss and explain these to staff up to Group Head level.
  • To assist/support new and existing staff members on the financial system and team procedures and cover the team members during period of absence.
  • Ensure that the accounting records are maintained to a high standard. Oversee the processes to enter all transactions so that financial reporting is prompt and efficient.
  • To attend management meetings, staff meetings and other BAOT/RCOT events as required.
  • To bring to the attention of the Facilities Manager any actual or potential health and safety issues at the earliest opportunity in order to allow remedial actions to be taken.
  • To ensure that all personnel policies and procedures, standing financial instructions and Health and Safety at Work Regulations are complied with.
  • To carry out any other duties including ad hoc projects as may reasonably be requested in pursuance of the post.

Requirements:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA)
  • 3 years’ experience as a Financial Accountant or an equivalent role within a charity or not for profit organisation.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel.

If you are interested in this role please apply today!

Due to the anticipated high volume of applications for this advertisement, it is with regret that we may only be able to contact those applicants successful in being short-listed. However, your application for this or any further roles, may mean that we are able to contact you when additional vacancies become available. Should you not want this to be the case, please feel free to contact us directly to ensure we are aware of your wishes.

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