Financial Accountant

  • Location

    London / Hybrid

  • Specialism:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Salary:

    £45,000 - £50,000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nick Nikitin

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:


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Altum are proud to be working with an ambitious conservation organisation to recruit a proactive and highly organised Financial Accountant.

The role has arisen due to an internal promotion within the organisation, this role will start as a 6-month fixed term contract and has a possibility of going permanent due to their rapid growth.

Role Responsibilities

  • Assistance with reviewing the financial information ahead of the external audit
  • Management and resolution of management letter points from statutory and project audits
  • Preparation of the annual accounts and audit schedules
  • First point of contact for communications with auditors
  • Coordination of collating any supporting documents requested by auditors
  • Leading on project audits
  • Support on reconciliation of project finance reports to the organisations finance system.
  • Support on detailed review of staff advance balances
  • Identification of process improvements for more accurate and timely transaction processing
  • Support with review of control environment, policies, and procedures
  • Preparation of ad-hoc financial information requested by funders
  • Support finance business partners with extraction and management of financial information where required
  • Support on other ad-hoc tasks where required

The ideal candidate will be a (ACCA/ACA) finalist or newly qualified with experience in the charity/non-profit sectors. You will possess experience in external audit, have great attention to detail, you will also possess the ability to work proactively and to tight deadlines. 

This role provides a hybrid working scheme of 1 - 2 days in the office per week. 

Interviews are being held ASAP, therefore candidates with 1 months’ notice or less should APPLY NOW.