Financial Accountant - 12 month FTC

Job Title: Financial Accountant - 12 month FTC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Up to £55000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3654467_1569599601
Contact Name: Peter O'Sullivan
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 27, 2019 16:53

Job Description

Your new company:
My client is a prestigious charity based in Central London. They are currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant on a 12-month fixed term contract.

Your new role:
Reporting to the Financial Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for preparing the group and subsidiary financial accounts, which will include setting, agreeing and managing the year-end timetable and updating the accounts template annually, including reviewing accounting policies and ensuring compliance with relevant reporting legislation. You will manage the external audit process, including being the primary point of contact with auditors in planning and delivering the audit. In addition, you will draft the board and committee reporting to support the presentation of accounts as well as collaborating with other members to ensure the delivery of all statutory reporting and year-end processes. Moreover, you will ensure all income and expenditure is correctly accounted for within a robust control environment.

What you'll need to succeed:
It is essential to be a qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) accountant with advanced Excel skills. The client is happy to consider candidates coming straight from practice (ACA) or an immediately available Financial Accountant with another qualification. You will have strong finance systems skills, such as the understanding of data structures and chart of accounts optimisation. It is essential to have technical financial accounting skills and an understanding of relevant accounting standards, including FRS102 and Charities SORP. Experience previously gained as a financial accountant or external auditor covering all aspects of statutory reporting for a large organisation is essential.

What you'll get in return:
In return, you will receive a salary up to £55,574 per annum, depending on experience, plus an excellent benefits package working in an excellent Central London location, on a 12-month contract which could extend.

What you need to do now:
In order to be considered, please apply ASAP.

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