Role details

Financial Accounting Manager

London   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • A London Based Charity is looking for an interim Financial Accounting Manager
  • This post will report to the Head of Finance

About Our Client

The client is an established London based Charity who also have regional offices across the UK.

Job Description

The post holder will have responsibility for maintaining accurate financial records, ensuring the accounting ledgers are reconciled on a regular basis. Additionally, the candidate will prepare the statutory accounts and be responsible for the financial control environment and the financial regulations.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage the year end process, covering the timetabling, preparation and production of the financial statements and notes to the annual accounts, and the external audit thereof.
  • First-line contact with external auditors
  • Oversee the financial ledgers ensuring transactions are accurate, timely and meaningful
  • Proactively maintain and update the financial regulations, ensuring that they are at all times in line with statutory and regulatory requirements, consistent, easy to access and to understand for finance and non-finance colleagues
  • Manage and develop a financial accounting team that understand the purpose of the organisation and works to support it
  • Responsibility for ensuring all relevant taxes are identified and accurately processed including VAT and Gift Aid
  • Maintain the fixed asset register ensuring it is kept up to date and depreciated process on a monthly basis
  • Manage cash flow and treasury management monitoring processes.
  • Build effective working relationships with key stakeholders including external auditors, banks, HMRC and others as relevant.
  • To identify individual and team training and development needs to meet service requirements and ensure staff can maximise their potential.
  • To identify operational and contractual risks within the function and to work with colleagues to mitigate against significant risks

The Successful Applicant


  • Qualified CCAB accountant
  • Highly proficient and experienced in financial accounting and reporting including external statutory reporting and audit
  • Proven ability for implementing and monitoring financial controls
  • Staff management experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


  • Experience of Charity Accounting

What's on Offer

The client is offering a daily rate of between £250-350 per day for a minimum of 6 months.

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