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Financial Accountant - INGO - Tunbridge Wells - £36k

Financial Accountant - INGO - Tunbridge Wells - £36k

  • Location:

    Royal Tunbridge Wells

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

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  • Salary:

    £36k per year

  • Contact:

    Finance Team

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  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

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A small NGO based in Tonbridge Wells, Kent, is seeking a talented Financial Accountant / Controller ideally with NGO experience, for a new role. The role will involve a mixture of financial accounting, systems accounting and treasury management.

The role will involve:

- Maintain the NGO’s books of accounts; Prepare journals and accurately record Payments/receipts/invoices in Sun

- Ensure all income transactions are recorded in Raiser’s Edge

- Perform monthly reconciliations of Balance sheet accounts including bank accounts

- Manage Month End processes and Year End closure for all entities in Sun

- Staff Salaries, PAYE, Pensions, Staff advance payments and other remittances

- Responsibility for Gift Aid reclaims and reconciliations 

- Maintain agreed Foreign exchange rates in Sun for Group.

- Perform monthly and Year end currency revaluations in Sun.

- Preparation of full schedules for the statutory year end accounts in compliance with the relevant SORP and financial reporting standards

- Responsible for the provision of Sun and Q&A technical support and training for UK and country office finance staff

- Maintain the group chart of Accounts

- Responsible for ensuring that there are adequate funds in the charity’s bank accounts to fulfil UK payments including hedging contracts and transfers to Country offices

- Maintain cash flow forecast and update regularly in line with agreed revised income and expenditure forecasts


-Qualified or Part Qualified Accountant with extensive relevant experience

-Recent experience of Sun Accounts and Q&A

-Experience of working in a multi donor funded context

-Experience of donor reporting in a multicurrency environment

-Ability to generate and analyse financial information for key decision making 

Please send your CV for immediate consideration

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