Financial Accountant

Peterborough, UK
09 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
You're in the right place at the right time. We're CITB and we're bringing a wide range of exciting career opportunities as we set up a new Head Office in Peterborough this autumn. This is a unique opportunity for brilliant people to join our team and get involved in helping to shape our organisation and achieve our shared ambitions. CITB's job is to attract talent and support skills development across the construction industry. And we need ambitious, talented people like you to make it possible.

About the role:

The Financial Accountant is responsible for the delivery of CITB's Treasury, VAT, taxation, preparing the statutory accounts and also providing monthly financial management reporting required for stakeholders. This includes ensuring robust financial discipline is in place whilst delivering excellent service to internal customers (all of CITB's staff and teams) and external customers of CITB.

The Financial Accountant provides key financial expertise, information, guidance and direction, ensuring strong financial management and accounting is in place across CITB. This includes advising senior management on financial implications of their actions and intentions and ensuring statutory and regulatory financial management reporting is in line with best practice.

The Financial Accountant provides key financial expertise, information, guidance and support to the Head of Financial Management to ensure strong financial management and accounting is in place across CITB.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

Under the direction of the Head of Financial Accounting be responsible for ensuring that CITB's financial accounting and management is robust and adheres to Best Practice including legislation, taxation, legal rulings, Charities standards, government requirements and Accounting Standards

Monitor, manage and produce cash flow requirements working closely with the Outsourcing Partner

Responsible (under the direction of the Head of Financial Management) for leading a collaborative approach to the delivery of robust financial reporting for the Executive and Senior leadership team

Manage the production of the statutory annual financial statements and associated notes in accordance with the latest accountancy standards, Charity SORP and government requirements.

Manage the External Audit of CITB's accounts by jointly co-ordinating the internal teams CITB aims to lead the construction sector by example to ensure fairness, inclusion and respect for all.

Manage the day to day relationships with both the Outsourced Enabling Partner and External Auditors (NAO).

Lead and manage the production of financial information to support regular and ad hoc reporting of financial information to external stakeholders e.g. sponsoring department, HMT, devolved governments etc in collaboration with others in Business Performance's Leadership and Management teams.

  • CCAB qualified (or equivalent) with relevant experience in financial and management accounting, reporting and management with experience of working in a range of practice and business accounting environments
  • Strong understanding of accounting systems and financial and management accounting treatment
  • Knowledge of company, charitable and government legal and accounting frameworks
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to build strong working relationships through professional and personal credibility whilst delivering excellent customer service

  • Annual pay review and performance bonus
  • Car allowance
  • 33 days holiday per year (Including bank holidays)
  • Flexible benefits including childcare vouchers, cycle to work and insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee discounts
  • Long service awards
  • CITB recognition scheme
  • Employee assistance programme

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £39,668.00 to £51,844.00 /year

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