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Financial Controller

  • Location
    Kingston Upon Hull
  • Type
    Permanent
  • Division
    Accountancy & Finance
  • Salary
    £40000 - £45000 per annum Benefits
  • Ref
    PR30899_1717141291
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This is a rarely available opportunity for a Financial Controller with a well-known name in the Arts/Charity sector in Hull. Applicants will ideally be qualified/almost qualified accountants preferably with previous experience of the requirements of charity accounting.

THE BENEFITS:
£40,000 - c£45,000, flexible working hours based on 37.5 per week, some hybrid working options, a variety of discounts and a vibrant, stimulating environment to work in.

THE ROLE:
As Financial Controller you will have the management of two assistants and take responsibility for the day to day running of the finance function. This will include statutory and management accounts, fixed assets, balance sheet and P & L, cashflows and forecasts, overseeing the collation of all payroll information.
Complete and submit all financial returns required by bankers, the Charity Commission, funding, and other bodies ensuring compliance to regulatory requirements. Lead the company GDPR working group.
This is a full and busy role which although is ideally a 5 day per week post, 4 days may be considered.
A full and detailed job description is available.

THE CANDIDATE:
We are looking for an experienced accountant, preferably qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA and ideally with previous experience of the charity sector.
You are versatile, able work to deadline and have exceptionally good communication and inter-personal skills. Keeping others within budget and being able to explain finance to non-finance colleagues will be a great strength of yours, as will having a positive attitude, a professional approach at all times and being able to confidently present to the Trustees and Board, banks and auditors.
Candidates who are part qualified but with the required experience and skills set should still apply. The person fit is going to be equally important as the technical abilities.
Interested candidates working in professional practice with experience of charity accounting should also apply.

THE COMPANY:
Our client is a well-known and very highly thought of name in Hull, operating within the Charity/Arts sector. If you are not a driver or prefer to use public transport, good public transport links are close by.

THE CONSULTANCY:
Edwards & Pearce acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Edwards & Pearce is an Equal Opportunities Employer.