|Job Title||Senior Accountant - 9 month FTC - Arts Charity - £45k - EXPIRED|
|Salary||£45k per year + pro-rata|
|Job Published||11 Aug 2016|
|Contact Name||Finance Team|
A leading Arts charity based in central London is seeking a talented Senior Accountant with strong sector experience for a 9 month contract position.
-Support the Head of Finance & Investments in providing high quality financial support to the organisation.
-Lead on the production of timely and accurate monthly management accounts including budgeting, forecasting, report writing, and journal postings as required.
-Manage expenditure budgets to ensure delivery of priorities liaising with other managers and budget holders as required.
-Provide advice and support to budget holders throughout the organisation as required, with the aim of developing understanding of budgetary management and financial reporting issues.
-Prepare draft accounts for statutory audit and lead liaison with external auditors
-Prepare financial reporting information required by internal and external committees as required including, but not limited to, the Finance and Audit Committee and external stakeholders.
-Lead the provision of financial information required by Companies House, Charity Commission and HMRC (Quarterly VAT returns).
-Provide Treasury Management- oversee banking arrangements, cash flow forecasting and maintaining treasury positions.
-Undertake internal audit work as agreed with the Head of Finance and implement identified improvements.
-Proven experience of working in a role involving managing, leading, building and maintaining effective internal and external partnerships and relationships.
-Qualified or experienced accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
-SORP accounting regulations experience
-Ideally use of SUN systems accounting package
-Demonstrable understanding and practical application of financial controls
-Ability and experience of working hands-on as well as overseeing and taking an overview as a senior team member
-Financial/budget management skills and experience of resource allocation including performance measurements and value for money;
-Experience of the ‘not for profit’ sector.
There is a possibility that the role will be made permanent, however initially it is important to stress that this is a fixed term contract position until June 2017.
Candidates on notice periods and those that are immediately available are welcome to apply.