Up to £46000 per annum
12 months ago
A leading youth community charity with headquarters in central London is seeking an experienced Head of Finance for an important role.
The role would best suit a fully-qualified accountant who has strong leadership and team management experience, with experience in managing a complex finance function in a charity.
This represents a chance to get involved with a charity aiming to ensure that all young Londoners grow up healthy, able to navigate a fulfilling career and make a positive contribution in their communities.
The role involves:
-Managing the finance team, including some remote workers
-Produce monthly income and expenditure accounts for budgetholders, making any necessary adjustments under generally accepted accounting practice including significant prepayments and accruals
-Review and interrogate budget holders' reforecasts and ensure all budget-holders are participating in the process
-Produce informative and timely management accounts to facilitate Senior Team and Board decision-making, including a balance sheet, and review of debtor and creditor days and bank balance; ensure all control accounts balance
-Drive and support the annual budgeting process
-Ensure all transactions through the ledgers and the bank are posted daily such that the books are always up to date
- Complete year-end procedures including reconciling control accounts, prepayments and accruals and reconciliation of year end management accounts to statutory accounts
-Prepare an audit file with annual statutory accounts and supporting schedules and useful documentation for London Youth and connected entities
-Ensure we have strong financial procedures in place, taking account of the technology that we use, and that they are communicated and adhered to
-Ensure the organisation complies with relevant tax legislation including PAYE, taxable trading and VAT as necessary
-Recruiting and inducting staff for your team as necessary
-Qualified accountant and an active member of ICAEW, ACCA, CIPFA, ICAS or CIMA
-Significant experience of working in a charity and of accounting for restricted funds
-Experience in carrying out a financial control function and in producing management accounts to a strict timetable
-Significant experience of management accounting, financial reporting and analysis
-Experience of producing statutory accounts
- Experience of managing staff
-Great Plains experience useful but not essential
Please note that interviews for this role will be held on 20th March 2018.
Please send your CV for further consideration.