Interim Finance Manager

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£180.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted
22 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Ref
ACL031
Industry
Accountancy
Job Function
Finance Manager
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Interim or Contract

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.