British Heart Foundation

Senior Financial Accountant

Attractive salary + benefits
11 Feb 2019
25 Feb 2019
6346 (300020)
Finance & Legal
Full Time
Contract Type

We have a new job opportunity in our Finance team for a Senior Financial Accountant to play a key role in the BHF's finance control function, particularly in relation to checking supplier payments, managing month-end close processes and year-end reporting and other regulatory compliances (including NEO, Gambling Commission and tax compliance)

In this role you'll act as the lead finance contact for Restricted Funds, ensuring these processes and controls are effectively managed and performed across the BHF.

Contributing to the development and maintenance of a strong level and culture of financial control across the BHF you will be involved in external reporting, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and best in class practices, as well as year-end routines and audit assistance.

About you

You'll be a CCAB or equivalent qualified accountant with significant experience PQE. You'll have relevant charity sector experience including within VAT and Charity SORP and will have a sound understanding of fund accounting, controls and restricted income and expenditure reconciliations

With previous experience of working closely with a range of stakeholders from different teams and with different levels of finance knowledge, you'll be able to develop strong working relationships with colleagues across the organisation and will have strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

Intellectually curious, knowing when and where to challenge you will have a proactive, positive 'can do' attitude and be receptive to and supportive of change ensuring we continue to provide a world class finance function to the organisation.

About us

Everyone who works at the British Heart Foundation is part of something bigger - a mission to beat heartbreak from the world's biggest killers. Heart and circulatory diseases still kill 1 in 4 people in the UK and that's heartbreak on a scale we simply don't accept. Across our offices and stores, we are helping fund research that saves lives. If that's a mission that inspires you, and you have the skills we need, you could be the Senior Financial Accountant we're looking for.

How to apply

To apply for this role please use the apply button below. Our process involves submitting your CV and supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role's criteria.

Interviews will be held at our London head office on 6th and 7th March

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