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Accountant/Bookkeeper

Overview:

Drive financial excellence: Maintain bookkeeping, and manage daily processing. Bring expertise in financial processes, charity regulations, and reporting, and support the Charity’s growth

Main tasks of job:

  • To maintain the Charity’s bookkeeping and accounting systems in accordance with the changing needs of the organisation.
  • To oversee the smooth running of daily financial processing, including invoicing, banking and payroll.
  • To report to the Accounts manager on the organisation’s financial performance and prepare all reconciliation reports. 
  • To be responsible to produce management accounts, cash flows and financial reports to assist Management in decision-making. 
  • To ensure the Charity maximises its income by promoting Gift aid and applying for Charity VAT reliefs where appropriate. 
  • To produce quarterly and yearly Budgets with variance reports.
  • To support the implementation of the compliance procedure as required by the Charities commission of England for the Charity to meet all its legal obligations. 

Requirements/Experience:

  • Knowledge of financial processes and procedures, including budgeting, cash flows and production of management accounts. 
  • Knowledge of Charity financial reporting requirements and legislation, including SORP requirements, Gift Aid and charity VAT reliefs. 
  • Experience of producing Annual Accounts and returns for the Charity Commission. 
  • Experience of payroll processing, including auto-enrolment pensions. 
  • Qualified (CIMA, ACCA or equivalent), industry with ideally some charity experience.

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