This is an exciting opportunity to work with a commercially focused charity, leading the finance function and developing more efficient ways of working across the department. Reporting into the Finance Director, this role will require a strong charity accountant with excellent technical accounting skills. There is huge opportunity in this role to learn and develop in your career to longer term work towards a more senior position such as Head of Finance/Finance Director.
Key responsibilities of Finance Manager:
Leading on the annual audit cycle and year-end process.
Line manage 2 Finance Officers and oversee the work of the transactional finance function.
Delivering accurate and relevant monthly management accounts to various business units.
Analyse and develop policies and processes across the finance function to improve efficiency and reporting quality
Lead on VAT returns, balance sheet reconciliations and control account reporting
Provide business partnering support to key areas of the charity.
Analyse management information to deliver accurate and up to date reporting.
Candidate requirements for Finance Manager:
A fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA).
Some experience of working within the charity sector (knowledge of Charity VAT and Charity SORP).
Strong technical accounting skills with experience of leading on year-end/audit process.
An ambitious and proactive individual
Strong communication skills with the ability to work unsupervised and use your own initiative
This Finance Manager role has some excellent benefits including a very generous pension scheme of up to 16% employer contribution, subsidised meals, generous annual leave, remote working opportunities, a brilliant central London office and a strong working culture in the team. Following the difficult year many organisations have had financially, this charity is very strong financially with a stable financial base.
Please apply now if you think this may be something of interest to you.