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Accountant

Employer
The Institution of Structural Engineers
Location
London
Salary
£48000 - £51000 per annum
Closing date
26 Jul 2022

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Function
Finance & Legal
Sector
Professional & Commercial
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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Accountant

Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full Time 35 hours per week
Salary: Circa £48,000 - £51,000 p/a depending on experience, plus excellent benefits package
Location: London, Farringdon alongside the ability to also work from home

Do you have a strong understanding and working knowledge of accounting and a high level of accuracy and attention to detail? Would you like to support and be a part of a Finance team during an exciting time of development?

We are the Institution of Structural Engineers. The world’s largest membership body dedicated to the art and science of structural engineering. We represent the best creatives and innovators in the profession at a global level and tackling climate change is at the top of our agenda.

The Role

You will support the Finance Manager in all areas of financial management during a very exciting time of change and development for the team. You will be taking on some of the operational responsibilities to enable a general review of processes and efficiencies, whilst also using your experience to be involved with aspects of the review and provide support to inform the ultimate changes.

Your role will include ensuring the integrity, accuracy, and timeliness of all financial records, ensuring all income and liabilities are accurately recorded, reconciled and reviewed. You will also take the lead on the financial planning and management for the Charity, two trading subsidiaries of the Charity and a joint venture.

To be shortlisted for this post, you must have:

- Full Accountancy Qualification (CIMA/ACCA/ACA)
- Strong understanding and working knowledge of accounts, creation of management accounts and reporting, as well as audit preparation
- Ability in leading on financial planning and management.
- Proven ability to build relationships with budget holders and strong knowledge of budgeting and forecasting best practice.
- Strong understanding and working knowledge of accounting within the not-for-profit sector and/ or a commercial environment.

Experience working in the Membership Sector would be advantageous.

What we can offer you:

- 23 days paid annual leave (increasing with service to 28 days) plus bank holidays and flexi leave
- A pension scheme with up to 8% employer contributions
- Life Insurance
- Private Medical Insurance
- Permanent Health Insurance
- Health Cash Plan
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Season Ticket Loan
- Continuous Professional Development

Working Conditions:

We are based on the edge of the city, our office is bright, modern and open plan. We are a small and friendly workforce. As we move out of Covid restrictions we are presently operating a working model of office based and remote working and envisage operating a longer-term hybrid working model.

Additional information:

For more information including a full job description and candidate privacy policy, visit our website.

If you require any reasonable adjustments to enable you to complete your application or would like us to apply reasonable adjustments when reviewing your application, please contact our HR team as soon as possible to discuss your needs.

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore, we urge candidates to apply as soon as possible. Applications are sifted on receipt and shortlisted candidates are contacted to invite to an interview.

The Institution does not hold a visa sponsor licence, therefore, applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK and/or require visa sponsorship in order to continue working in the UK cannot be considered.

The Institution strives to have a diverse and inclusive workforce, where we can all be ourselves. We are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity and the perspectives people from different backgrounds bring. Applicants will not be excluded on the grounds of sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, race, marital status, disability, age, religion and belief or sexual orientation.

If you feel you have the skills, experience, and expertise we’re looking for and if this post sounds like the challenge you are seeking, please apply via the button shown. 

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