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London, UK
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23 Sep 2020

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Finance Officer, Central London - Charity, up to £30,000

A new finance opportunity is now available in a large international relief charity, in offices based in Central London. The role will report into a Management Accountant as part of a large finance team and will be responsible for transactional finance with some management accounting responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead on all transactional finance
  • Assist with implementing financial controls and running the payroll process
  • Month end procedures with the Management Accountants
  • Financial reporting and analysis
  • To analyse, interpret and report on the teams' consolidated budget to the Heads of Department
  • To ensure that the planning and budget process is completed within the agreed organisational time table and in accordance with procedures
  • To ensure that supported managers are able to contribute effectively to the process, understand their responsibilities and targets and have a good understanding of the financial performance of their team, contracts and projects
  • To challenge assumptions presented by the respective budget holders for monthly updates and formal forecasting exercises
  • To be accountable for ensuring that the respective serviced teams meet all Corporate Finance requirements
  • To provide managers with meaningful, relevant and accessible advice and guidance on financial issues

Key Skills & Qualifications:
  • Part qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • 18 months experience minimum
  • Not for Profit experience would be desirable
  • Strong interest in working for an influential charity
  • Highly computer literate with advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and computerised accounts systems
  • Sound knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (sound double-entry book-keeping)
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Experience in carrying out balance sheet reconciliations
  • Experience of foreign currency monitoring and accounting
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