Head of Accounting Services

Job Title: Head of Accounting Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Reference: BBBH629_1554426160
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 05, 2019 02:02

Job Description

Harper May is working with a Royal Academy in London to fill a Head of Accounting Services position. This role will be a great opportunity for someone to join a growing Finance team in a unique and creative environment. The ideal Candidate will having experience working for an Arts Academy or a similar organization.

About you

  • You must be a qualified accountant (5 years PQ minimum) ACA or ACCA
  • Industry Experience in Academies/Education or Charities will be preferred
  • Knowledge of Charity Taxation matters (including Gift Aid, VAT, Museums and Galleries Tax Relief)
  • Knowledge and experience of SUNN Accounts systems and IPOS
  • Oversee the RA's transaction processing function, including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Purchasing, Cash Management and Friends Finance.
  • Experience overseeing transactions as well as the ability to be 'Hands on' when required
  • Experience in Leading Finance functions, Financial Control and managing finance teams
  • Advanced Excel Skills and the ability to operate efficiently on purchasing systems
  • Responsible for compliance and control and activities, preparation of the annual statutory accounts

My Client is offering a generous pension of up to 10%, along with 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays

Please apply if you fit the above criteria for this position.

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