Financial Accountant

Location
England, Lancashire, Blackburn
Salary
£45000.0 - £55000.0 per annum + £45000 to £55000
Posted
16 Feb 2024
Closes
15 Mar 2024
Ref
4521838
Contact
Michael McGibbon
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Your new company
You'll be joining a fantastic fast-growth educational institution based in East Lancashire. The organisation is already a recognised leader in its field and has ambitious plans for the future. It\'s work significantly impacts the communities that it serves and your role will be crucial to ensuring the long term plans can be delivered by supporting strong financial management as it goes through this growth journey. You\'ll be giving back to society working in this role. The company operates a very flexible working policy with just 1 day a week in the office and the rest working from home.
Your new role
You\'ll lead a small team to deliver an accurate and compliant financial accounting and reporting service for the organisation. Your role will comprise financial accounting and year end, Management Reporting, Audit and Compliance, and leadership of a small team. You\'ll ensure that financial controls develop in pace with the growth of the organisation and oversee all external reporting. This would be an ideal role for a first mover from practice or a qualified accountant with strong financial accounting skills looking to work in an education sector / social purpose organisation.
What you\'ll need to succeed
You\'ll be a qualified accountant with a good knowledge of financial control frameworks and of chart of accounts. It would advantageous if you have prior education sector or charity sector experience.
You must be able to work in the office 1 day per week and be prepared to travel occasionally to other sites across the North.


What you\'ll get in return
In addition to a competitive salary you\'ll be rewarded with a role that is going to grow in line with the organisation. The company offers hybrid working with the requirement to be in the office 1 day per week with the flexibility to work from home if desired. Good holidays and benefits complete the package.


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