Management Accountant (Charity)

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Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
London
Salary
£39,531
Posted
11 Oct 2018
Closes
23 Oct 2018
Ref
00323757
Contact
Candidate Services
Sector
Community
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Management Accountant (Charity) 

Our client is an international humanitarian organisation specialising in tackling hunger with the most vulnerable people in the world’s poorest places. Hunger affects everything for the world’s poorest people. They believe that no one should have to live with hunger and the damage it causes. 

They combine their expertise with local knowledge to help individuals and communities develop their own lasting solutions to tackle hunger. Through advocacy and campaigning, they work to influence local, national and international policy. In tackling hunger, they help people transform their lives. 

Position: Management Accountant 
Location: London, UK 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: £39,531 

Closing Date: Tuesday, 23 October 2018 

About the role: 

Our client is recruiting for a Management Accountant to join their Finance and Operations Department. This is a full-time, permanent role in their London office. You will be reporting to the Director of Finance and Operations and will have line management responsibility. 

Responsibilities: 

- Prepare and post all month end journals, ensure balance sheet accounts are reconciled, review restricted general donations, and ensure that the accounting system is reconciled to the fundraising database 
- Produce monthly management accounts by the agreed timetable 
- Produce quarterly financial reports and budget revision papers for the Audit & Finance Committee and Board, for review by the Director of Finance & Operations 
- Maintain the chart of accounts and set of management reports. Ensure the management reports reconcile to the TB and set up new management reports as required 
- Review information on the fundraising database; to ensure that it is uploaded into the accounting system each month, and that it is fully reconciled to bank. Follow-up and resolve any differences 
- Produce statutory accounts and notes in conjunction with the Director of Finance & Operations. Prepare all audit working papers and be the day-to-day contact for external auditors 
- Coordinate the budget revision process across the UK, including preparation of templates and supporting budget holders in completion. Prepare the consolidation and commentary for review by the Director of Finance & Operations, and upload budget revisions to the accounting system 
- Support the Director of Finance & Operations in producing relevant financial analysis to aid decision making for budget holders, the Senior Management Team and Board of Trustees 
- Prepare monthly payroll and liaise with outsourced payroll provider 
- Support the Finance & Administration Assistant to ensure invoices are processed for payment on a timely basis and procurement procedures are adhered to 
- Prepare returns as required and implement appropriate systems to ensure that VAT information is readily available 

About you: 

- A part or fully qualified accountant (e.g. CIMA, ACA, ACCA or CIPFA) or ‘qualified by experience’ – latter requires demonstrable evidence that experience is sufficient to override qualification criterion 
- Advanced excel skills 
- Practical experience of management accounting principles and techniques 
- Practical experience of business planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting 
- Experience of producing Finance papers for Senior Management Teams and Boards 
- Good communication skills, particularly attuned to working well with non-financial staff 
- Experience of business support role 
- Experience of managing staff 

You may have experience of the following: Management Accountant, Assistant Accountant, Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Finance Analyst, Finance Officer, Finance Manager, Financial Analyst, Accounts Manager, Reporting, Financial Reporting, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, Third Sector, etc.

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