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Financial Accountant

Employer
Alzheimer's Society
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Jul 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Contract Type: Fixed TermLocation: Home Worker (England, Wales and NI)Salary: £33,438 - £36,515 per annum (depending on skills and experience) + London allowance of £3,600 (if applicable)Working Hours: 35 per weekClosing Date: 11 July 2022Interview Date: TBC (via Zoom or Teams)Contract: This is a fixed term contract for 12 MonthsPlease note, the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 23:59pm on the closing date.We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.About UsWho we areAlzheimer's Society are a vital source of support and a powerful force for change for everyone affected by dementia. We will not rest until people with dementia and their carers live more fulfilled and less fearful lives, free from stigma and inequality.What we doWe support people affected by dementia through some of the hardest and most frightening times, to improve their lives and help to avoid crisis.No matter whoever you are, whatever you're going through, you can turn to Alzheimer's Society/us for expert support through practical advice, emotional support, and guidance for the best next stepWe join forces with people affected by dementia, leading scientists and policy makers, amplifying voices to push for cutting edge breakthroughs and societal change that'll improve the lives of people affected by dementia, now and in the futureHow we do itWe're the friendly face of support, the warm voice at the end of the phone and the determined minds who will fight passionately for the cause of everyone affected by dementia.About the roleWe have a new opportunity available for a Financial Accountant to join our Finance and Corporate Resource team on a fixed term contract for 12 months.Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will support them in maintaining a strong and effective control environment for the Society, ensuring compliance with financial policies and procedures, as well as compliance with regulatory and governance requirements.You will be providing effective financial management and control of the Society and of the Society's Subsidiaries. Preparation of the year-end statutory accounts for the Society in accordance with the CharitiesIdeally you will have knowledge and experience in SORP, FRS102, the Charities Act and UKGAAP. You'll liaise with external auditors and ensure on time completion of the year-end audit. You will be preparing analysis and reporting to meet regulatory matters and Tax related matters, including preparation of VAT returns, corporation tax returns, and responding to tax related queriesAbout you.The Society is in the process of selecting a new finance system for implementation in the next 6 -12 months, preparation of year end and management accounts for the Society's subsidiary and joint venture. You will have technical understanding of financial controls and procedures and how they are applied in a large complex organisation.In addition, you will: - Strong financial background, deputising for the Financial Controller on governance matters, - CCAB qualified, finalist or part qualified accountant with relevant experience. - Liaise at all levels of the organisation on operational finance and regulatory issues - Providing technical expertise and project knowledge on change programmes. - Strong IT skills including advanced Excel, experience of large financial systems (e.g. the Society's finance system Navision) and the use of reporting applications to extract data. - Autonomous working and ability to confidently deal with key stakeholders, including HMRC, tax advisors, investment managers, bankers and auditors.You may have experience of the following: Financial Accountant, Finance Manager, Accountant, Accounts Manager, Financial Reporting, Management Accountant, Finance Manager, Head of Finance, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, etc.Ref: 134 234
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