London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary circa £36,000
16 Jul 2019
16 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Accountant
Salary: Circa £36,000
Sector: Charity
Type: Permanent

Location: Central London

We are delighted to be supporting one of the largest grant-making charities in the country. The Foundation provides circa £20 million in support each year to help hospices, families, other charities, air ambulances, international disaster relief appeals and more.

Accountant - Job Description:

The Accountant’s purpose is to oversee and manage all accounting elements, book-keeping, investment portfolios, invoices and of all of the charity’s bank accounts including daily cash updates, reconciliations and cash flow reporting. In addition, the Accountant will deal with a growing company secretary function and assist in general reconciliations. Duties will include:

  • Production of daily cash liquidity positions
  • Month reconciliations of the numerous bank accounts with SUN cashbook
  • Oversight and management of cash flow
  • Maintain bank mandates and authorities
  • Strong participation and involvement in statutory accounts and journal process

Accountant - Key Experience Required: SUN and Q&A experience, good book-keeping skills, experience of investments with knowledge of cash flows, Excel skills that include formulae, lookups and pivot tables.

Accountant - Person Specification:

The ideal candidate will be qualified by experience (AAT or NVQ in Accounting is desirable but not essential). Previous experience as an assistant accountant with a solid financial background, Excel skills and an ability to understand investment and transaction ledgers will be beneficial. It is important that this person has a good work ethic, is analytical with strong attention to detail and is able to work in a team and communicate well.

Accountant - Package:

  • Salary circa £36,000
  • Private healthcare
  • Study support
  • Season ticket loan
  • Flexible working and early Friday finishes
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays + 3 days at Christmas

Applications close: Sunday 4th August

Interviews: Wednesday 14th August / Thursday 15th August

If you would like to find out more about the role, organisation and to receive the full job description, please apply and contact Brooke Cooper at Allen Lane.

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