Head of Financial Accounting

Recruiter
Morgan Hunt
Location
Bristol, Avon
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Morgan Hunt are pleased to be supporting a leading housing charity with the appointment of a permanent Head of Financial Accounting. As the successful candidate you will pick up an already established team of 6 responsible for meeting the organisations policies and standards and for all business transactions across sales & purchase ledger, fixed asset register whilst supporting the Head of Financial Accounting with the preparation of annual statutory accounts.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensuring that all Balance Sheet reconciliations are complete and up-to-date on a monthly basis.
  • Leading the production of the annual statutory accounts.
  • Acting as the main contact point for the organisation's external auditors.
  • Ensuring that the charity correctly accounts for all business transactions.
  • To oversee a Sales Ledger team of three employees, managing our working capital through efficient credit control processes.
  • To oversee a Purchase Ledger team of three employees, managing expectations of creditors and improving existing payment processes.
  • Maintenance of the organisation's fixed assets register.
  • Meeting external reporting requirements of HMRC, the Office for National Statistics, Companies House, the Charities Commission, etc.
  • To be aware of any changes in accounting policies that may require the organisation to change its current practices.
  • Working with the internal auditors on control issues that affect the Finance department.
  • Providing financial accounting advice and guidance to the operational teams across the charity.

In order to be considered for this position the successful candidate will need to be a fully qualified accountant either ACA, ACCA or CIMA with a proven track record of managing and developing teams. You will need to be adaptable and lead from the front on all activities with a back to basics approach to finance when required.

For immediate consideration apply now!



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