Professional body for occupational therapists.

Financial Accountant

Job Description

Applications closed: 
May 31, 2023
Posted on: 
May 16, 2023

RCOT, the Royal College of Occupational Therapists have championed the profession and the people behind it for over 90 years; and today are thriving with over 35,000 members.

Their new and exciting strategy will enable them to reach more people and create wider positive impacts - achieving life-changing breakthroughs for their members, for the people they support and for society through occupational therapy.

RCOT offers a supportive and inclusive working environment that enables you to learn, develop and be the best you can in a role that suits you. Their ambition is to have a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities they serve. They don't only embrace diversity, they celebrate it, nurture it and support their staff in realising their true potential. RCOT welcome applicants from all backgrounds and are keen to see applications from people with lived experience of disability or long-term health conditions, from minoritised ethnic and LGBTQIA+ communities.


You will be tasked with assisting the finance manager with all financial matters. As the RCOT are currently going through a period of change and transformation, the candidate will need to be comfortable immersing themselves into the organisation in what is a highly exciting time.

  • Assist the finance manager with payroll and producing the statutory accounts for the company and wider group.
  • Support the financial controller in ad hoc projects, system implementations and reconciliation of the balance sheets.
  • Lead the monthly management accounts, variance analysis, calculating and posting of monthly accruals/ prepayments.
  • Preparing and managing the quarterly VAT returns.
  • Ensuring all company policies and procedures are complied with.
  • Managing the budget process to ensure that all branches have submitted a budget and uploading budgets into Finance System.

Job Requirements

  • ACA, AAT, ACCA, CIMA fully qualified.
  • Experienced as a Financial Accountant or equivalent.
  • Proven experience supporting and working with non- financial colleagues at varying levels of seniority; specifically work with Chairman/ Treasurers.
  • Willingness to attend relevant internal and external courses that assist in enabling the effectiveness of this role.
  • Advanced excel and numeracy skills.
  • Experience of using SUN accounting systems

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