Senior Financial Accountant

England, London
£55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% pension, 30 days annual leave
19 Apr 2021
17 May 2021
JN -042021-2562118
Ben Tibbert
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Financial Accountant reporting into the Head of Financial Accounting and acting as the deputy in the preparation of the statutory accounts.

Client Details

The organisation is a health charity and is seen as a key market to protect in the current environment, as they are providing care and support for some of the most vulnerable in society. The charity has also secured a number of government grants to increase the level they provide to those most effected by the impact of lock down.


The Senior Financial Accountant position will involve the following responsibilities:

    Line manage 1 finance assistant providing support, training and development opportunities.Responsible for all the financial accounting activities and financial control monitoring.Maintain and develop accounts payable and receivable services.Manage all restricted funding and ensure all funds are agreed and utilised in line with business aims. Maintain compliance with HRMC gift aid requirements and prepare VAT returns for the organisation. Produce and review annual reports and month-end balance sheet reconciliations.



    Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) Exposure to the preparation of statutory accounts and ideally hands on experience of preparing them yourself. Experience of developing complex spreadsheet models for record keeping and reporting financial information with strong attention to detail. Excellent written and verbal communication skills across a range of audiences.


    Knowledge and experience of managing VAT, Gift Aid, and tax matters. Experience of working within the charity sector. Technical understanding of Charity SORP.

Job Offer

£55,000-65,000 + Excellent benefits