Role details

Accountant (Charity)

Edinburgh   •   £30,000 - £40,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Contract - 12 months
  • Edinburgh City

About Our Client

A leading charity

Job Description

  • Managing the financial oversight of the charity, including planning, budgeting and reporting
  • Input of accounts documents to our accounting system
  • Preparing budgets for applications and reports to funders
  • Preparing financial accounts and cash flow for trustee meetings
  • Advising the board of financial matters
  • Preparing payroll
  • Preparing end of year accounts
  • Working with the CEO and Deputy CEO with budgets for business expansion
  • Regularly reviewing the financial procedures of the charity
  • Advising and supporting young parents to manage their day to day finances and State benefit issues

The Successful Applicant

  • Part or fully qualified accountant status (or equivalent)
  • Significant direct experience of financial and budgeting responsibilities
  • Financial work experience within the third sector
  • An understanding of SORP
  • Experience reporting to Trustees and Funders
  • Excellent communication skills, administration and IT skills, particularly with Excel
  • Particularly well-developed organisation and internal information-sharing skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work on own initiative
  • Understanding of the issues of poverty

What's on Offer

A competitive rate

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