Financial Accountant

  • £35000 - £38000 per annum
  • Sidcup, Greater London
  • Pearson Whiffin Accounts And Finance

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Financial Accountant to join a highly successful organisation based in Sidcup on a 3 month contract.

Whilst reporting into the Group Head Of Finance you will be managing a team of two and will be responsible for the delivery of year-end financial accounts and assist with the external statutory audits.

The successful candidate will ideally be a qualified accountant with experience working within a charity. However a PQ or finalist may also be considered.

Key Responsibilities:

* Preparation and submission of year end statutory accounts

* Consolidate group accounts under Charities SORP

* Provide timely, accurate and reconciled accounting information for the group.

* Support the production of management information, financial statements, budgets and forecasts.

* Reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.

* Provide support and advice on accounting issues

* Provide project support and costings and participate in project group meetings to ensure full understanding of the business and requirements.

* Drive process improvements and efficiencies through system changes/implementation.

* Assist with the reconciliation of complex sub ledger accounts

* To ensure that VAT, tax and statutory returns are submitted on time.

* Line management, development and supervision or two members of staff.

Person Specification

* Qualified Accountant ideally, PQ may be considered.

* Charity accounts preparation experience

* Consolidation experience

* Reconciliation experience

* Excellent Excel skills

* Self-motivating and enthusiastic

* Organisational skills

* Leadership and management

Salary up to £38K

3 month contract

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Reference: FALH7