Interim Finance Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
£180.00 - £240.00 per day
22 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Job Function
Finance Manager
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.