Job Title
Financial Controller / Accountant (CS005918)
£30,000 -£35,000 per annum (D.O.E.)
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.
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Our client, founded approximately 15 years ago, is looking to recruit a Financial Controller / Accountant to work 4-5 days per week (with flexible hours).

Duties of the role will include:

  • Preparing end of year statements and submitting to the relevant supervisory body
  • Quarterly Board Report
  • Weekly bank reconciliation and responsibility for online banking, liaising with the bank
  • Weekly banking / cash reporting
  • Payroll
  • Pensions management
  • End of year payroll reporting
  • Fundraising presentations
  • Ad-hoc presentations for meetings with visitors or for external visits
  • Preparing Grant applications either individually or in conjunction with a bid writer
  • Maintenance of Case for Support Document and creation of Case Expressions (start of application process)
  • Processing supplier payments and staff expenses
  • Tracking grant receipts and releasing GL (deferred revenue)
  • End of Grant Reporting (Wokingham Borough Council / The National Lottery / other active grants as required)
  • Staff credit card management / PCI DSS compliance
  • Gift Aid submission (quarterly after quarter end)
  • Day to day banking
  • Petty cash management
  • Attending and participating external meetings either with the Founder, Chair of Trustees or on their own
  • Point of IT and office base systems (external IT support available)
  • Maintaining library of files, presentations and Grant Applications
Special Requirements: 
  • Proficient user of MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint (with expertise in PowerPoint and Excel spreadsheets)
  • Proficiency (and with excellent previous experience) in a similar role
  • Excellent communication skills (at all levels) effectively in writing, on a one-to-one basis and by phone with a range of people
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and confident
  • Ability to manage own workload effectively/efficiently, working to deadlines and  staying calm when dealing with pressure
  • Self-disciplined/flexible/proactive/reliable/approachable
  • Good attention to detail
  • Trustworthy attitude to maintain confidentiality
  • Helpful with the ability to handle difficult situations