Charity Accountant

Abingdon Permanent £40,000 - £45,000
  • Professionalism of a large firm, tightly knit like a small firm
  • Driven by work life balance

About Our Client

Top 20 firm of Chartered Accountants based in Oxfordshire and Wiltshire

Job Description

  • Effective management of own portfolio
  • Prepare management accounts
  • Assist with book-keeping as required
  • Prepare year end accounts for approval by the Trustees
  • Liaise with auditors or independent examiners as required
  • Provide advice on charity accounting issues
  • Lead, manage, develop and coach the book-keeping team
  • Monitor WIP levels for your own portfolio and ensure bills are raised in a timely manner
  • Ensure that technical quality and client care standards are achieved on each assignment
  • Manage the client relationship to achieve a positive response and ensure that the service provided meets the client's actual and perceived needs
  • Identify opportunities for improving the clients' business and ensure that appropriate expertise from within or outside the team is applied to finding potential solutions
  • Ensure opportunities to heighten name awareness of the firm are identified and exploited
  • Ensure appropriate courses are attended and professional reading undertaken in order to keep technical knowledge up to date
  • Be an integral member of the charity group and participate in charity group activity

In collaboration with other managers:

  • Plan charity assignments so that optimum use of staff is made in terms of ability to complete the task and recoverability
  • Manage the workflow and staff availability to minimise the effect of peaks and troughs on the department
  • Preparation of staff appraisals for allocated line staff and ensure quarterly assignment appraisals are completed on a timely basis
  • Develop and maintain the training schedule for staff within the department
  • Assist in miscellaneous duties when required

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Desirable: Previous experience working in a practice environment
  • Essential: A minimum of two years relevant experience
  • Part Qualified Accountant

What's on Offer

Competitive salary + benefits

Ethan Madronal
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Phone number
+44 186 520 8476

Job summary

Management Accountant
Not For Profit
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Consultant name
Ethan Madronal
Consultant phone
+44 186 520 8476
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