Financial Accountant

Allen Lane Limited
London (Central), London (Greater)
£40,000 - £45,000
Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Charity / not-for-profit
Contract Type
Full Time
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Greenwich Hospital is a unique 325 year old Crown Charity. In 1694, moved by the plight of the injured Royal Navy sailors, William III and Mary II signed a royal charter establishing the charity for the benefit of naval seamen and their families. 

Things have changed a lot since then! Greenwich Hospital is no longer a hospital, nor is it based in Greenwich. It is a charity with an extensive asset portfolio that it manages to generate income to provide charitable support including grants, sheltered housing and education to the navy sector. This includes being the parent organisation for the Royal Hospital School, a high quality co-educational boarding school in Suffolk, property investments in Greenwich town centre, including the lively Greenwich Market, as well as agricultural and residential holdings in Suffolk, Essex and Northumberland. With an income of c£28 million they are a vital provider of support to serving and retired personnel of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines and their dependants. 

And with that deep heritage, and an eye to the future, Greenwich Hospital is excited to launch this recruitment process for a new Financial Accountant.

Reporting into the Financial Controller, your responsibilities include:

  • Lead on preparing the monthly management accounts, consolidating and analysing the figures for the individual business areas and head office.
  • Play a key role in maintaining the financial control framework, including reconciliations as well as enhancing financial policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to the preparation of the annual accounts, annual budget and 4 year financial projections.
  • Maintain the contracts database and contribute to procurement including financial assessments and business cases.

The successful candidate is likely to be fully qualified or working towards their final professional examinations. Having already established a good understanding of what makes a strong financial control environment, you will now be looking to test yourself in a complex and challenging all round role. Joining a supportive team, Greenwich Hospital are looking for a friendly and open individual, with excellent organisational and communication skills. Candidates from the commercial, public or not-for-profit sector are encouraged to apply.

Greenwich Hospital is currently working to a hybrid business model. Candidates will be required to come into their central London office 2-3 days a week.

Recruitment Timetable:

Application deadline:                    Sunday 12th June, midnight

Shortlisting:                                       Friday 24th June

Interviews:                                        Monday 27th June

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