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        Financial Accountant

        Job number IS-FA-NFP

        Salary

        £55,000

        Sector

        Not-for-profit

        Function

        Finance

        Location

        Chelsea

        Job Type

        Permanent

        The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity raises money solely to support The Royal Marsden, a world-leading cancer centre.

        Join the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity as Financial Accountant. The organisation ensures its nurses, doctors and research teams can provide the very best care and develop life-saving treatments, which are used across the UK and around the world.

        It is a very ambitious organisation which has gone through transformational growth over the past five years. Alongside funding an existing programme of world-leading research, treatment and care, the Charity has recently completed its largest capital appeal to date, successfully raising £70 million to build the Oak Cancer Centre at the hospital’s Sutton site.

        The Financial Accountant role is primarily responsible for ensuring the integrity of the monthly financial reporting to trial balance and producing the statutory accounts for the Charity and Trading Subsidiary. It also includes supporting the management and continuous development of the finance systems and processes.

        Key responsibilities

        • Management of year end audit and production of statutory accounts including liaison with auditors, dealing with queries and management of the year end timetable
        • Completion of a timely month end process to trial balance stage, which includes a review of our monthly nominal activity report before month end close
        • Ensuring that all balance sheets accounts are reconciled monthly, and any differences are dealt with accordingly, including bank reconciliations, intercompany, fundraising income and restricted fund reports
        • Responsible for Quarterly VAT Returns, management accounts for our Trading subsidiary and the reconciliation of the intercompany account with the Charity
        • Processing of monthly journals including income and expenditure accruals, prepayments, quarterly depreciation, recharges and grant reporting
        • Support the review and development of financial policies and procedures
        • Work with the Head of Grants and Financial Controller of the Trust to ensure accurate cashflow forecasting for the Charity

        The successful candidate will be a fully qualified or qualified by experience accountant with a desire to drive change in an organisation. Additional skills include highly developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to liaise and work across different teams.

        The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity is fully open to sector experience and committed to delivering a first-class training and induction programme. As such we welcome candidates from industry, charity or practice backgrounds.

        Hybrid working 2 days in office

        Location: Chelsea (with option to work regularly in Sutton if required)

        Timetable

        Closing deadline:            Thursday 25th April

        1st round Interviews:      w/c 6th May

        Final Interviews:               w/c 13th May

        Next steps?

        To apply for this position, email Iain Slinn at iainslinn@allenlane.co.uk or to discuss further call 07540 637439.

        If you are interested in other finance roles within the not-for-profit sector, please view our latest jobs.

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        Iain Slinn

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