Financial Accountant

Job Summary

Job Title: Financial Accountant

Hours: Part time – 21 hours per week

Salary: £30,000 pro rata

Location: Guildford and Work from Home

About the role

Following the growth of Catalyst, we are recruiting for a new position of Financial Accountant to support the Finance team with their growing workload and to provide cover for the duties of the Finance Manager.

The post holder will:

  • Prepare and consolidate monthly management accounts and monthly finance reports for Catalyst and its subsidiary, on a timely basis
  • Provide accurate bank, balance sheet and intercompany reconciliations, maintaining and reporting restricted and unrestricted fund balances on a monthly basis
  • Support the implementation and improvement of internal control processes to ensure compliance and understanding across the Charity
  • Provide problem solving support to the Finance Assistants when needed
  • Provide support to the Finance Manager with the preparation of draft annual statutory accounts
  • Keep accurate records and maintain the general ledger system in TAS, adding and updating codes as needed
  • Prepare funder reports and ad hoc financial reports
  • Assist in preparing for external audits and fulfilling audit requests
  • Assist with monthly payroll, VAT and Pension in the absence of the Finance Assistants and/or the Finance Manager
  • Undertake internal audit assessments of gift aid systems and records as required
  • Assist the Finance Manager with financial risk management and help mitigate risk accordingly
  • Support the Finance Manager and Finance Assistants with ad hoc projects
  • Deputise for the Finance Manager in their absence

We will be looking for a candidate with:

  • A minimum of five years as a Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA or equivalent) or qualified by experience
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Knowledge of TAS/Sage
  • Experience and knowledge of payroll
  • The ability to prepare management and financial accounts

*For more information about this role, please see the job description below.*

How to apply

Please download and complete the application form below and return it to: [email protected].

*Please note that we do not accepts CVs. You can send us your CV; however, in order to move through to the next stage of recruitment you will need to complete our application form.*

Further information

If you have any queries about this vacancy, please contact: [email protected].

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