Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Reference: 14094971/001_1591803189
Contact Name: Ben Tibbert
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 10, 2020 16:33

Job Description

The Financial Controller role reports into the Head of Financial accounting and effectively acts as the deputy in the preparation of the organisations statutory accounts. This is a great role for someone that has recently qualified and is looking for a broad technical position.

Client Details

Our client is a one of the fastest growing homeless charities in the UK and is actively tackling the issues of homelessness. With ambitious expansion plans this is a fantastic time to join as it seeks to grow over the coming years.


The Financial Controller position will involve the following responsibilities:

  • Line manage 1 finance assistant providing support, training and development opportunities.
  • Responsible for all the financial accounting activities and financial control monitoring
  • Maintain and develop accounts payable and receivable services.
  • Produce cash flow reports and forecasts.
  • Manage all restricted funding and ensure all funds are agreed and utilised in line with business aims.
  • Manage payroll accounts
  • Maintain compliance with HRMC gift aid requirements and prepare VAT returns for the organisation.
  • Produce and review annual reports and month-end balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Liaise with external advisors on tax efficiencies



  • Newly qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Exposure to the preparation of statutory accounts and ideally hands on experience of preparing them yourself.
  • Excellent analytical skills to review data effectively.
  • Experience of developing complex spreadsheet models for record keeping and reporting financial information with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills across a range of audiences.


  • Knowledge and experience of managing VAT, Gift Aid, and tax matters.
  • Experience of working within the property/housing sector.
  • Technical understanding of Housing SORP.

Job Offer

£45,000-48,000 + Excellent benefits, working from home options and