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Financial Controller

Trade Association – Education Sector

2 Days City of London Office, 3 Days Home

Basic Salary £55,000-£65,000 dependant on experience plus excellent benefits 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, training budget and support for lifelong learners, performance related bonus scheme, wellness activities, flexible working arrangements, social activities, dynamic office

Full Time, Permanent

 

My client a reputable and established trade association in the education sector based in the City of London is recruiting for a Financial Controller.

 

The Role of Financial Controller

 

The Financial Controller is responsible for the preparation of internal management accounts and the completion of statutory financial statements, including liaison with external auditors.

 

This individual is responsible for directing, coordinating and maintaining the accounting function so that all financial reporting properly reflects the financial position of the non-profit and conforms to all relevant legal, regulatory and recommended practice.

 

The Financial Controller monitors compliance with financial procedures and internal controls, recommending improvements as appropriate.

 

As this is the sole financial role within the association, the financial controller will also be responsible for bookkeeping, issuing invoices and chasing / following up on debtors, alongside managing the process for pursuing debtors via legal processes.

 

Person Specification

 

A qualification in CIMA, ACCA or ACA or a similar equivalent, with at least 2-3 years’ post-qualification experience

Experience of using accounting packages (ideally Xero)

Educated to degree level, or equivalent work experience

Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, both internally and externally

Excellent presentation skills and telephone manner with the confidence to engage with a wide range of companies, often with individuals at a senior level

Strong organisational skills, with an ability to juggle a number of tasks under pressure

First class customer service skills

Personable, engaging individual who has the ability to add value to the overall team effort

Enthusiastic and committed to achieving both individual and organisational goals, demonstrating a clear understanding of the association and what it is trying to achieve

 

To apply to this role of Financial Controller please send your CV

 

Due to the volume of applications we are only able to contact successful applicants. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.

 

membershipbespoke is acting as recruitment business in relation to this role. membershipbespoke positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

 

membershipbespoke remains the only specialist recruitment organisation in the UK, which offers a dedicated service tailored to the needs of Trade Associations, Unions, Professional and Regulatory Bodies.

 

To apply for this job email your details to dg@membershipbespoke.co.uk.

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