Financial Accountant

Job Description

Are you a qualified Accountant looking for a new Contract opportunity? If so, we would love to hear from you!

We are looking for a Financial Accountant to join our busy London (hybrid) based Finance team on a Fixed Term Contract until 31 st December 2024.

In this role you be the Financial Accountant responsible for Poppyscotland. Reporting to our Head of Financial Accounts, and working closely with the Head of Finance of Poppyscotland, you will be ensuring that all daily and month end processes are carried out on a timely and accurate basis for Poppyscotland - part of the RBL charity group and who provide life-changing support to the Armed Forces community in Scotland.

Come and be part of the leading Armed Forces charity, making a difference to the lives of those who have served to keep us safe and protect our way of life.

Some key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing month end balance sheet and other reconciliations, ensuring that all reconciling items are correctly identified and dealt with appropriately whilst recommending improvements to financial processes
  • Responsible for the production of the annual statutory financial statements for Poppyscotland
  • Assisting with, and eventually preparing, the quarterly VAT returns for Poppyscotland
  • Dealing with finance related queries from Poppyscotland, RBL Finance and auditors as required

You may have focussed all or part of your career on being a Financial Accountant and are likely to have worked in an organisation of similar size, scale, and complexity. You may also have audited charities in an accounting practice environment and are now looking to move industry.

Here at RBL, we aim to support our people and their wellbeing, with a package including generous paid holiday allowance and pension scheme contributions, and a range of optional benefits and discounts.

You will be contracted to our London, Haig House, Hub. Occasional visits to our Scottish office may be required. Under our Future Working framework, there will be some flexibility for working remotely/at home, using our collaboration tools to work with colleagues, but with a minimum expectation of two days/week (Tuesday and Thursday) connecting directly face-to-face with colleagues at the hub.

For more detailed information about the role, please see our Vacancy Information Pack attached to our direct advert.

RBL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organisation, reflecting the diversity of the armed forces community and of wider society. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and personal characteristics.

Closing Date: Wednesday 10 th April 2024

We may close this vacancy early if we believe we have enough strong applications to be able to successfully fill the role(s). Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.