Financial Controller

Harris Hill
£50k - 55k per year
Closing date
4 Aug 2021

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Your new company

A charity that focuses on offering comfort and enjoyment to those who may solitary, isolated or frail to boost morale thereby enabling beneficiaries to live a full life with dignity and independence.   

Your new role

As the financial controller you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day accounting and financial process including the production of management and statutory accounts. Also for best practice bookkeeping, policies and procedures as well as ensuring appropriate financial controls.

You will be providing external interface with bankers, auditors, investment managers and other finance specialists. Liaising with all authorities on all tax matters, including Giftaid, pensions, PAYE & national insurance contributions.

You will be responsible for bookkeeping and accounting tasks including invoice processing, banking, petty cash, cheque and BACS payments and bank reconciliations. You will also be responsible for preparing monthly payroll and all statutory deductions and HMRC payments, payments to pension providers including all annual returns.

Preparing and presenting monthly management accounts to Chief Executive and Trustees is also a key part of the role.

What you’ll need to succeed

You will need to be a Qualified Accountant with minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role. Possess comprehensive IT skills, including Microsoft Office 365. All Microsoft packages, using a database and experience and knowledge of Xero and Sage.

You will also need excellent interpersonal skills and be able to engage socially with confidence to beneficiaries, benefactors and the wider public.

Previous charity sector experience is essential.

What you’ll get in return

A competitive salary, flexible working and potential for the role to be made permanent.

What you need to do now

Please apply ASAP to be considered.


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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