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Financial Accountant

Hays A&F
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£45000.0 - £65000.0 per annum + £50,000 to £60,000
Closing date
Jun 21, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, CIMA: Qualified

Job Details

Job purpose:To assist the Financial Controller with responsibility for financial systems and controls and provide support for business planning and strategic development.

Principal tasks will include:

1. Financial Control: working with FC in development & monitoring of all financial controls to ensure no material error or loss occurs, ensure timely and accurate delivery of monthly results.

2. Financial Control Systems & Reporting: working with FC to ensure maintenance & development of financial systems, including Income Processing & Coldharbour Financials, to ensure fit for purpose & effective controls in place, which enables weekly KPI's, monthly Board Pack & statutory accounts completion.
3. Transaction Processing & Accounting: working with FC in the development of efficient transaction processes; maintenance of accounting books & records in accordance with accounting standards, Charity & Companies Acts, to ensure all income is invoiced correctly, debt collected, salaries and suppliers paid

4. Balance Sheet Management: Preparation of monthly Balance Sheet as part of the Board Report, including fully reconciled balance sheet accounts every month and preparation of forecast and budget balance sheets as and when necessary.

5. Cash Management: production of weekly cash flow report and forecast; management of cash within the constraints of budget and reserves policy, liaise with Bank, authorise payments and implement proper authorising procedures across the Business Support Centre and in Services.

6. Statutory Compliance: to assist FC with production of annual statutory accounts, monitoring and implementing relevant statutory changes, completion of charity's return, co-ordination of external audit, management of all tax affairs (including but not limited to VAT & employment taxes via liaison with HR and Payroll), compliance with Insurance requirements.

7. Deputise for Financial Controller: to be an effective deputy to Financial Controller and to cover key tasks and responsibilities of FC when they are not in business

8. Undertake projects or ad-hoc work as requested by the FC/CFO

Qualifications, Training & Experience:

*Accounting qualification (preferably CIMA, ACA or ACCA)
*Liaison and management of internal & external audit.
*Financial Accountant with strong balance sheet knowledge
*Multi-site business in charity organisation preferable
*Health/Social Care industry preferable
*Confidence and ability to operate effectively at all levels up to the CEO

*Strong finance & accounting technical skills.
*Highly IT literate
*Accomplished excel user.
*Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
*Full clean driving licence and use of car for work purposes

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