Role details

Financial Accountant

London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Financial Accountant, London, Charity
  • Newly qualified accountant , Financial accountant

About Our Client

The Royal College of Surgeons is a professional membership organisation and registered charity, representing surgeons in the UK and abroad. The RCS prides itself in advancing surgical standards and improving the care of patients. This is delivered through supporting 20,000 members in the UK and internationally by improving their skills and knowledge, developing policy and guidance, and carrying out projects, training to improve surgical care. With a full programme of exams and courses, the RCS equip surgeons with the skills they need throughout their careers. High-quality patient care is at the heart of their work along with maintaining an innovative research programmes. With a renewed focus on membership engagement the RCS is now looking to move through an exciting change programme.

Job Description

Key responsibilities of the financial accountant will include:
  • Prepare monthly financial reports, ensuring processes are completed on a timely and accurate basis in accordance with financial reporting guidelines
  • Preparation of the cash flow forecast, supporting analysis and reconciliations, for inclusion in the monthly Finance report, and reporting of weekly cash balances
  • Provide assistance with the annual statutory and College reporting processes
  • Play an active role in the development of financial reporting and the projects set up to deliver this to enhance overall financial control
  • Reconciliation of the investment portfolio and preparation of capital and income postings
  • Maintenance and reconciliation of the fixed asset register, and preparation of depreciation and grant amortisation postings
  • seek continuous improvement of financial accounting processes to enable the delivery of an efficient and stream-lined service, documenting changes to processes and procedures

The Successful Applicant

You will be a fully qualified CCAB accountant with a broad accounting experience, including period end balance sheet reporting. You should have a good understanding of financial accounting systems and reporting tools. You will have excellent analytical skills & data interpretation skills. The ability to communicate effectively with non-finance stake holders & use your own initiative to make improvements is desirable.

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