Head of Financial Control

Recruiter
Altum Consulting
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
1185702842
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Altum are supporting an internationally renowned charity working to alleviate poverty throughout the world, to recruit a Head of Financial Control. This role will report to the finance director and will take a lead in a number of process improvement projects.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Forming and setting a suitable financial control environment and process for the charity.
  • Ensuring the month end deadlines are met and that all bank and control account reconciliations have been completed.
  • Managing appropriate chart of accounts and assist the development of finance systems and procedures across the organisation.
  • Authorising weekly payment runs for grants and suppliers
  • Overseeing annual external audit and statutory accounts preparation.
  • Organising a month cashflow and balance sheet for the organisation and presentation for committees.
  • Ensuring appropriate treatment of transactions to be compliant with the Charity SORP.
  • Line managing a team of six with two direct reports.

Key Skills, experience and qualifications
  • Qualified accountant with relevant post qualified experience.
  • Knowledge of Charities SORP, VAT and Gift Aid.
  • Extensive experience of working in a finance function and managing staff.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified accountant with experience leading and developing a financial control team, do so for a large international charity. You will receive some excellent benefits including generous holiday allowance and pension contribution.

To apply for this excellent opportunity, please submit your CV today.

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