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Financial Controller

Allen Lane Limited
Southwark, London (Greater)
Circa £60,000
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Charity / not-for-profit
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Financial Controller
Circa £60,000
Permanent, full-time
Hybrid working in the office 3 days a week
Closest stations: Southwark underground & London Bridge

My Client is a world-class arts and heritge non-profit organisation based in Southwark. They offer thrilling performances for a global audience at their site for residents in the city and at festivals across England, and streaming online.
Due to their ongoing growth plans they are looking for a Financial Controller to join their organisation. This role maintains the accuracy and integrity of financial information. You will be responsible for the organisations financial accounting and controls function ensuring that the accounts are in the best possible place, working collaboratively with the management accountant to keep a smooth process. You will be the principal point of contact for all aspects of financial control.

Key areas of responsibilities;

  • To run the year end audit process, prepare statutory financial statements, including the Charities’ SORP, for the charity, group and its subsidiaries
  • To prepare and reconcile the quarterly VAT return including the application of cultural and partial exemption and advise staff on the application of VAT to their specific transactions 
  • To review withholding tax calculations, keep records of tax deducted from foreign entertainers and submit quarterly returns to HMRC
  • To ensure donations are properly recorded so that gift aid is claimed correctly, and VAT accounted for 
  • To ensure income and expenditure is correctly processed and recognised 
  • To co-ordinate and control the processing of the outsourced payroll and ensure all regulatory requirements are met 
  • To ensure all balance sheet codes are reconciled in time for the Finance Business Partner to prepare the monthly management accounts

Who are we looking for?

  • A formally qualified accountant with relevant experience of financial accounting gained in a complex organisation
  • Someone with experience of producing year end statutory accounts in Charities SORP format, preparing and adhering to year end timelines and being a key point of contact for auditors
  • An excellent communicator who is able to influence at all levels within the organisation 
  • Analytical with good judgement and decision making capability  

My client offers hybrid working with established training and team practices to ensure full support and engagement at all times. If you are looking to develop your career in charity finance or change sectors, then this is the position for you.

Closing deadline – Monday 17th June
1st stage interview – w/c 24th June 


Company info
33 King Street
St James's
Greater London

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