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Job vacancy: Finance Manager / Accountant

RAS logoThe RAS is currently inviting applications from suitably-qualified individuals for the position of Finance Manager / Accountant, to start in early 2015.

We are seeking an individual of graduate calibre who is a professionally qualified accountant with 3 years post qualification experience (ACA/ACCA/CIMA). Applicants must have demonstrable financial accounting experience including day-to-day operational financial tasks, and experience in producing statutory financial statements.

The successful candidate will lead the day-to-day operations of the financial accounting function of the RAS, which is a registered charity. This includes administering all financial records, ensuring financial controls are maintained, managing the banking and controls, preparing the statutory accounts, VAT, payroll, raising sales invoices, monitoring credit control and managing auditors.

The post requires both detailed attention to individual payments and ledger maintenance as well as managing strategic issues such as auditing requirements, tax returns and operating within the charity sector. The position offers developmental opportunities.

Prospective applicants should consult the pdffull job advert.



The deadline for receipt of applications is 17 December 2014, with interviews scheduled to be held on 23 & 27 January 2015.

Applications should be submitted via email (only) to the Executive Secretary, Pamela Mortimer, on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . To be considered applications must contain a covering letter setting out the applicant's suitability for the post (including qualifications and number of years working in a finance post qualification) and evidence of relevant experience, as well as a full CV, and details of two referees.

Two rounds of interviews will be held. The first round of interviews with short-listed applicants will take place on the 23rd January 2015, with the second round on 27th January 2015.

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