Interim Finance Manager
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an interim Financial Manager/Accountant within this Central London based fundraising charity that is dedicated to supporting clinical research and specialist training.
This opportunity reports to the Director of Finance whilst managing a small finance team that covers core finance processes that includes accounts payable & receivable and the general ledger. You will be required to contribute with the provision of high quality financial management information. Your duties will include:
- Assist the Financial Director to plan, organise and co-ordinate financial activities in the delivery of financial statements
- Lead the finance team in the production of financial statements that are fully compliant with charities SORP requirements
- Produce monthly management accounts including budgets, forecasts and quarterly re-forecasting. Working closely with budget holders across the charity and wider partner organisations
- Review of the monthly balance sheet control accounts to ensure accurate reconciliations are performed and adjustments made where necessary
- Manage the processing of all income and accounts payable processes, ensuring all key stakeholders are aware of financial progress
- Maintain, upgrade and develop the financial system as necessary – reviewing and improving processes and procedures
- Manage, motivate and support the finance team, ensuring that the function is effective in delivering to meet the organisational needs
The successful candidate will be a ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified accountant, or a part-qualified accountant with significant experience of within a similar role of running the accounting function of a charity, ensuring and managing strong internal controls. You will have good all-round accounting experience and knowledge, whilst having demonstrable experience in the leadership of a small but effective finance function.
You must have first-class interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to advise and support key stakeholders across the charity. A working knowledge of Charities SORP although not essential would prove advantageous.