Newly Qualified Accountant

Sloane Square, Belgravia
£31,159 to £41,846 per annum
01 Jun 2017
01 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity for a newly qualified accountant to join an iconic and important non-departmental public body (funded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport), helping to save the UK’s most-loved treasures from being lost forever.  The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded £7.1 billion to more than 40,000 projects to date. The successful candidate will be overseeing a notably broad and challenging remit, taking a leading role in the finance team, managing two staff and reporting directly to the Head of Finance.

The main responsibilities of the role:

  • Focused predominately on ‘business partnering’ and analysis, but also taking a lead role  with regard to statutory reporting during year end (April-June)
  • The preparation of the trial balance and the statutory accounts for our Lottery-distribution activities.
  • Oversee the payroll function, including the preparation of a salary budget and maintain the staff complement and staffing statistics
  • Acting as the first point of contact for statistical information within Finance and the rest of the organisation
  • To ensure the timely payment of duly authorised grants including transmission of approved payments

The ideal candidate will be:

  • A fully qualified accountant (or finalist level) CCAB or any equivalent
  • Competent in using excel spreadsheets
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to engage and influence a wide range of finance and non-finance stakeholders
  • A self starter who is able to think on their feet and react quickly to situations
  • Keen and able to take on a broad, challenging role in a newly structured team

Please send your CV and supporting statement to Tim Salmon from Allen Lane at; or call Tim on 0203 031 9634 to find out more.


Wednesday 28th June - interviews

Sunday 18th June – application deadline

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