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Senior Financial Accountant - London Almshouse Charity - £40-50k

Senior Financial Accountant - London Almshouse Charity - £40-50k

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    Finance & Accountancy

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    £40k - 50k per year

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    Finance Team

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    almost 3 years ago

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A prestigious central London Almshouse charity is seeking an experienced Financial Accountant for a full-time, permanent role. The successful applicant will join the organisation at a time of change, and will be responsible for all aspects of the charity’s finance and accounting. This represents a chance to join a historic charity in a beautiful setting.

The role will involve:

-Production of accounts and other statutory returns in line with financial regulations, Charities SORP and internal procedures

-Maintain all ledgers

-Oversee reconciliations of bank accounts

-Oversee monthly payroll

-Administer company pension plan

-Produce statutory year end reports and accounts in line with Charities SORP

-Phase and monitor department budgets

-Assistance with financial modelling

-Production of quarterly management accounts with Bursar

-All VAT and tax matters

-Monitoring of charity’s investment portfolio

-Management of 2 Accounts Assistants

Candidate requirements:

-Fully qualified accountant preferred – ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA etc

-Experience running a finance department in a sole-charge role, or in a small team

-Detailed understanding of charity accounting and reporting: SORP, Charity Commission, Auditors

-Experience producing management accounts with full commentary, variance analysis.

-Experience with budgeting, financial planning and strategy

-Strong Excel skills

-Experience in managing or leading a team

Please send your CV for immediate consideration