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Senior Accountant - 9 month FTC - Arts Charity - £45k - EXPIRED

Job Title Senior Accountant - 9 month FTC - Arts Charity - £45k - EXPIRED
Contract Type Contract
Location London
Salary £45k per year + pro-rata
Job Published 11 Aug 2016
REF J57127JR
Contact Name Finance Team
Contact Email

Job Description - EXPIRED

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.

Ref: EXPIRED - J57127JR | Published: 11th Aug 2016