Financial Accountant

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12347
  • Date Posted: 20 June 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Rugby, Warwickshire, West Midlands / Hybrid
  • Remote Working: Hybrid - some remote working possible
  • Salary: £50,209 to £55,443
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Financial Accountant who has experience working in a busy Finance Team / Accounts Department with good working knowledge of VAT and Charities SORP is required for a well-established charity based in Rugby, Warwickshire, West Midlands.


SUPPORTING STATEMENT REQUIRED: As part of the shortlisting process, you need to provide a Supporting Statement with your CV. The supporting statement should highlight your skills and experience that are relevant to this role and explain why you would make an ideal candidate for this position.


SALARY: £50,209 - £55,443 per annum + Benefits

LOCATION: Hybrid working from home and the office in Rugby, Warwickshire, West Midlands

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 35 hours per week



We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Financial Accountant who has experience working in a busy Finance Team / Accounts Department with good working knowledge of VAT and Charities SORP.

Working as the Financial Accountant you will be reporting to the Head of UK Finance, the role will manage a small team and work alongside both UK and International colleagues and stakeholders and work closely with the International Finance Managers to coordinate the global audit. They have responsibility to help maintain a robust financial control environment within the UK, UK taxation and for banking, investments, and foreign currency management.

Your responsibilities as the Financial Accountant are focused on the delivery of timely and accurate financial accounting activities of the UK, group reporting and audit. Includes three UK companies.

As the Financial Accountant you will also act as a principal professional advisor on accounting standards, taxation and financial control to colleagues in finance and senior management.  You will also play a central role in investigating and managing allegations or suspicions of terrorist financing.



You will join a high performing team of financial professionals, all committed to making the world work better for everyone. You will experience and contribute to a friendly and supportive culture, working with values driven and highly engaged teams, and where work life balance and agile working is valued. You will have the opportunity to help develop an evolving team where collaboration and personal growth are encouraged, build strong processes and rigorous compliance, while working in a fast-moving environment.

Their open plan offices are located in the centre of Rugby near to the train station, and they offer free parking near to the office.




  • Extensive relevant accounting experience for an international organisation with good technical knowledge in consolidated group accounting
  • Knowledge of working in a multi-currency environment
  • Strong stakeholder management with the ability to understand and convey accounting/financial technical terms to others using plain language
  • Strong technical skills as well as financial analysis, reporting and compliance
  • ACCA or CIMA finalist
  • Knowledge of SORP and VAT
  • Strong experience of managing a team
  • Advanced Excel skills and excellent understanding of other MS Office applications


  • Experience in a finance role within the INGO sector
  • Qualified ACCA or CIMA
  • Strong knowledge in Power BI reporting
  • Experience of MS Business Central
  • Experience in SUN accounting system and Q&A reporting very desirable

Skills, Abilities and Competences

  • Ability to motivate and instil continual improvement in a team
  • Ability to work and effectively communicate with finance and non-finance colleagues at different levels



  • It is their normal practice to operate a hybrid working policy, where flexible working hours are enabled as well as remote working
  • 27 days’ holiday rising with continuous service, in addition to public holidays
  • Pension scheme - employer contributes 10.5% of salary and the employee contributes a minimum of 5%.
  • Enhanced family friendly policies, including maternity, adoption, paternity, and shared parental leave
  • Life assurance (3 x annual salary)
  • Employee Assistance Programme – access to the Wellbeing platform which offers emotional and practical support
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Cycle to Work / Shower Facilities
  • Sit / Stand desks available in modern offices



The charity believes that having a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture based on respect will enable them to be an effective organisation. They seek to create an inclusive workplace in which people are accepted as individuals, regardless of their differences and where they feel their contribution is valued. The charity is an equal opportunities employer, and they encourage applications from under-represented groups.

They stay committed to cultivating an inclusive and diverse working environment and believe that people from different backgrounds or cultures give them different perspectives, and the more perspectives they have, the more successful they will be. By building a culture where everyone feels heard, respected, and valued they give everyone working with them the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

The charity is committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal checks and terrorist financing.

Please note that should the charity recruit a suitable candidate before the closing date, they will close applications earlier than the specified date.

The successful applicant must have the pre-existing right to both live and work in the UK.



To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.


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