Senior Financial Accountant

18 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Financial Accountant Near Balham, London £45,000

Working for a truly amazing charitable organization and providing essential support to management. This role is for a Senior Financial Accountant and is primarily responsible for maintaining the accounting records. The role also requires full adherence to standards of good practice in finance, incorporating appropriate systems of internal controls. The Senior Financial Accountant is responsible for ensuring that all finance procedures are followed, ensuring adherence to month end and year end controls and producing statutory and regulatory finance reports in a timely and accurate manner.

The Senior Financial Accountant will:

Ensure that all financial transactions are recorded accurately in the accounting systems

Supervise staff in the finance team

Provide on-the-job training and support

Ensure that policies and procedures are followed

Review control accounts and reconciliations

Oversee reconciliations

Maintain up to date cashflow forecast

Ensure that income is invoiced and then received on time, operating credit control procedures as necessary

Prepare quarterly VAT returns and submit online within deadline

Prepare the statutory accounts for each entity at the end of the year

Prepare an audit file for each company

As Senior Financial Accountant you will be qualified (ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CIPFA) and it is essential that you have worked in small organization where you have remained hands on. For this role you will need to have experience in staff management and be technically strong in VAT, statutory reporting, preparation of year end and audit processes, ideally you will also have worked within a charity.

As an individual, you will need to well organized, have excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills as well.