Accountant – Sport England

Job Description
Sport England wants everyone in England regardless of age, background or level of ability to feel able to engage in sport and physical activity. Some will be young, fit and talented, but most will not. We need a sport sector that welcomes everyone – meets their needs, treats them as individuals and values them as customers.
That’s a big challenge we’ve set ourselves and to do this and you will be a motivated individual to join the finance team to support a business with approximately £300 million of funding per year.
This role, which sits within the Reporting and Control function, reports to the Head of Finance and provides the organisation with accounting expertise to deliver complex statutory, regulatory and management reporting with effective and compliant internal controls. This includes the management of controls within the finance system.

You will be a professional qualified accountant with experience of preparing management and statutory reporting (under IFRS, FRS102 and SORP). The candidate will be expected to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team. Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and ability to build strong relationships across the organisation are essential.
If you would like to be considered for a job share for this position, please indicate your preferred working pattern in your application.
Sport England actively promotes diversity in employment and sport and welcomes applications from all parts of the community.

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