Financial Accountant

Michael Page Finance
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Accountant opportunity within a national not-for-profit children charity with scope for progression into a Finance Manager position within 18 months

Client Details

The charity:

The organisation's mission is to help children suffering from abuse and have been established for over 50 years. With an income of over £200,000,000 they have maintained the position of being the largest children not-for-profit organisation based in the UK.


The opportunity:

  • Responsibility of ensuring the accurate recording of all income and expenditure of the organisation and its associated companies; the collation and presentation of budgets/forecast; monitoring consolidated income and expenditure against budget/forecast and the preparation of statutory annual accounts

  • Working with the Financial Accounting & Control Manager to ensure implementation, enforcement and monitoring of internal control procedures. Performing relevant tasks in relation to this such as review of journals and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Monitoring and forecasting cash flow and maintaining appropriate treasury management procedures and controls including appropriate banking mandates.
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns and oversight of tax compliance within the organisation
  • Deputise for the Financial Accounting & Control Manager as required. This will include both deputising in appropriate areas of decision making in their absence, and also in management of the team.
  • Business partnering with finance and external stakeholder's


Your background:

You should be an ACA newly qualified accountant from a UK practise firm

Ideally you should have audited not-for-profit organisations

You should also be motivated to progress your career

Job Offer