The Royal British Legion – Financial Accountant (Membership)


Job reference R13874-18

Application closing date 30/09/2018

Location London

Salary £47,500 per annum (£43,048 plus £4,452 London Weighting)

Package Permanent, Full time. 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, Employee Assistance Helpline, Life Assurance

Voluntary Benefits Childcare Vouchers, Group Pension Plan

Job category/type Finance

About The Royal British Legion

The Legion is at the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community through thick and thin -ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. We’ve been here since 1921 and we’ll be here as long as they need us.

Our Values and Behaviours

Does the following describe you

  • A desire to provide a great customer service and support
  • Enjoy and thrive in working in teams and with others
  • Passionate about supporting the Armed Forces community and honouring their contribution
  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop
  • An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

If so then we would like you hear from you…

The Role

We’re looking for a technically strong CCAB qualified accountant who is passionate about the charity sector to help deliver a comprehensive financial accounting service in respect of the Legion’s 3,000 branches and counties.

You’ll be a strong and effective communicator with the ability to build relationships with, and influence, a variety of stakeholders. You will take direct responsibility for delivering an excellent level of customer service to the Legion’s branches and volunteer treasurers, and for planning and organising the work of the Branch Accounts Team to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.

The successful candidate will be a key member of the Financial Accounts team, working closely with the Head of Financial Accounts to ensure the production of accurate annual accounts in accordance with statutory and internal deadlines, and also the timely and accurate reporting of financial information to branches.

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Closing date for this role is: 30th September 2018

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