Management Accountant

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Charity Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    30000

  • Contact:

    Suzanne Kanca

  • Contact email:

    suzanne.kanca@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-18

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Altum Consulting are partnering with a really dynamic International Development Organisation to find an interim Management Accountant to join their Fundraising Finance team on an initial 6 month basis, with the likelihood of an extension. This opportunity will suit someone who is available on short notice and looking to expand on their management accounting experience within an exciting team.

Key Responsibilities;

  • To support and assist with the production of monthly management accounts
  • To support and assist in the development of finance systems
  • To act as main business partner to fundraising managers and budget holders, work closely with the fundraising strategy team
  • Contribute to the production of budgets and reforecast for the Fundraising Division
  • Carry out business case appraisals for investments and fundraising activities.
  • To provide challenging and meaningful analysis of the monthly management accounts, highlighting major variances to Head of Fundraising Finance. Provide monthly iterative review and monitoring of expenditure, to ensure the department is cost effective and consider value for money opportunities.
  • To support any funding applications from trusts and statutory funders
  • Attendance at and contribution to quarterly finance meeting and any other regular strategic meetings.
  • To participate with other finance staff in the interpretation and analysis of results, reforecast, and working with Team managers in the production of written commentary to accompany those reports.
  • Supporting teams and maintaining functional support for the finance-related activities of the administration offices. To identify and address key financial risks.
  • Supporting Fundraising offices with systems, reporting, ordering and procurement.
  • To undertake any other relevant duties as directed by the line managers.

Candidate Profile:

  • Part-qualified accountant, working towards their qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CIPFA)
  • Charity sector experience is essential
  • Strong experience doing management accounting is essential
  • Effective communication skills and happy to lead meetings with senior budget holders
  • Keen to learn
  • Available on short notice

There may be some UK based travel required.